Monthly Archives: August 2007

Malus ‘Gravenstein’

Apple ROSACEAE, The Rose family The first apples appeared at the farmer’s market today. One stand had Gravenstein and McIntosh. I was so excited to see them. After this long summer of berries and peaches and other delights, the best … Continue reading


Rubus spectabilis ‘Anne’

Golden Fall Raspberries ROSACEAE, The Rose family Fall raspberries are such a nice surprise. Just when you think berries are a thing of the past (at least for another year), fall and everbearing canes put forth a nice little crop. … Continue reading

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Peach ‘Veteran’

ROSACEAE, The Rose family U-pick.

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

I just finished reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. This book is to me about food as Having Faith by Sandra Steingraber is to me about synthetic chemicals. Both books are well written and well researched. They are personal, … Continue reading

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Vaccinium ‘Ivanhoe’

Blueberries. Continue reading

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One in Ten Auction

Auction to Benefit Lorsung/McKiernan family. Continue reading


Apocynum androsaemifolium

APOCYNACEAE, The Dogbane family I’m at my mom’s farm, near the south shore of Lake Superior. Mattie, her new dog and I went for a walk near her shop and saw all kinds of interesting things by the lake: Jewelweed … Continue reading

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