Asparagus: the crowning glory of spring

With every set of asparagus crowns I sell, I get more questions… thought I would sit down (away from the blackflies) and share a few pointers. I’m selling crowns –plants I started from seed at least three years ago. I have been harvesting spears from three-year-old plants in my garden but given that transplanting is a…

Surviving winter

It was a rough, long winter but we made it through and so did the perennial vegetables. Let the spring feasting begin! Yesterday, I enjoyed a spring meal of asparagus, stinging nettles and parsnip. I’ve also been eating Jerusalem artichokes, dandelions, and horseradish, along with a few salads made from the greens I started inside. We’re…

Food & Travel

Food & Travel

In pursuit of culinary adventures, fascinating cultures, beautiful landscapes and relaxation… with a focus on the shores of the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick and Downeast Maine.