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Maintenance and destruction

Posted 10/7/2013 4:38pm by Shiloh Avery.

kale chips
Happy belated National Kale Day!

Already October was my favorite month.  It contains my birthday, my anniversary, Halloween, and, of course, the awe-inspiring color display that slithers down the mountain.  But now, I find out that October 2nd is National Kale Day!  Talk about gilding the lily!  It reinvigorated my adoration of kale chips, and made me smile to boot.  Who knew even more greatness could be bestowed upon this glorious month? 

October also encompasses a shift in workload.  Just when our biological clocks (not that kind!) are indicating it’s time for daylight savings time to end, when we need a few more minutes of sleep, and a few more days off.  When our attention spans can no longer focus entirely on the farm.  Finally, we get to less time sensitive duties.  The deconstruction of things.  Slowly putting the farm into hibernation mode.  I know, I know, we still have nearly two months left of production!  But still, most of the planting is done; it’s now just maintenance and destruction.  Which, I might mention, is a lovely combination of things:)


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