Saturday, July 2, 2016

June 2016 Food Totals

Redcurrant, June 2016
Vegetables

Miner's lettuce: 1 oz
Arugula:  2.5 oz
Chard:  55 oz
Rhubarb:  8 oz
Kale:  23.5 oz
Sorrel:  5.5 oz
Lettuce:  4 oz
Spring onion:  11.5 oz
Broad beans:  2.5 oz
Garlic (immature):  2 oz
Pak choi:  4.5 oz

Total:  118 oz, or 7 lb 6 oz

Does not include a small amount of peas, or fresh herbs (tarragon, rosemary, chives) which were either too small an amount to weigh, i.e. less than 0.5 oz, or eaten straight from the plant.

Note:  I weigh all my vegetables after preparation:  peeling, trimming, etc.

Fruit

Total:  5 strawberries and 8 redcurrants

Eggs

Total:  170 eggs (from 10 adult hens)
Total feed bought:  2 bags layers pellets
Elderflower:  makes a refreshing, lightly alcoholic brew
Preserves:

1 medium jar pickled rhubarb with garlic

Homebrew

9 L elderflower wine begun brewing
6 L elderberry wine begun refermenting (this batch from 2015)
6 L cider bottled up (this batch from 2015)

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