another year begins

The farm is a hive of frantic activity as we rush to make use of a wonderful break in the weather. The better drained, south facing fields have dried quickly allowing us to make a start planting potatoes, cabbages, lettuce and carrots. The soil temperature has already topped nine degrees, about a month ahead of expectations, so these plantings should get off to a flying start. Cold weather is forecast so all the early crops will be covered with