Keep your day job
With this kind of weather dominating our year, no wonder I'm dreaming about coffee!
I had a dream the other night. It was fully adorned with all the silly strange thickness of dreams, but I think it bore a bit of a lesson too. In said dream, I was a farmer. That much seems reasonable. But a customer called and wanted a coffee and to purchase a muffin. Being the “yes” person that I am, I complied. Or at least I tried to.
I put the muffin on a plate and made it presentable, poured the coffee into a paper cup, but I had no lid. No worries, it wasn’t far to the customer’s office where I would deliver the goods. But in true dreamlike fashion, the short jaunt turned epic. I got distracted while waiting for the elevator (one person at a time in the elevator, so it was a long wait) and absentmindedly set down the muffin somewhere. Then, when I finally got a place in the elevator, I spilled the coffee, only to arrive on the customer’s floor with only a half a cup of now cold coffee in hand.
Sigh. I think I should probably stick to farming. And sometimes, the answer just shouldn’t be “yes”.
Here's what we we're harvesting this week:
Green Beans (stringless): $3.50/pound
Baby Lettuce Salad Mix: $4/5-oz compostable container or 2/$7
Aji Dulce peppers: $3/pint
Shishito peppers: $3/pint
Tomatoes (Cherokee Purple, Beefsteak, German Johnson, Margold, and a handful of green zebra): $2.95/pound
Ripe Sweet Italian Peppers (red, orange, and yellow): $4.50/pound
Ripe Sweet Bell Peppers (red and yellow): $4.50/pound
Green peppers: $3.00/pound
Purple bell peppers: $3.50/pound
Poblano Peppers: $3.50/pound
"Hatch" (New Mexican) chiles: $3.50/pound
Chiles (Jalapeno, serrano, chilaca, cherry bomb, cayenne, Aleppo, lemon, a few Aji Amarillo, and probably a few I forgot): $.25 each
We'll be at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market in Building A 8am-12:30 and at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market 330 Main Ave NW Wednesday 10am-2pm and Saturday 8am-1pm, and the Watauga County Farmers Market in Boone 8-noon.