Wednesday, August 3, 2016

July 2016 Food Totals

Morello cherries, netted
Vegetables:

116 oz chard
17 oz peas
18 oz lettuce
5.5 oz spring onion
52.5 oz kale
7.5 oz mizuna
3.5 oz nasturtium leaves
35.5 oz potatoes
8.5 oz carrots
6 oz Brussels sprouts (tops)
1.5 oz onion
4.5 oz beets and greens

24 garlic bulbs

Total:  276 oz, or 17 lb 4 oz

Does not include garlic (it's still drying out and hasn't been weighed), or fresh herbs (tarragon, rosemary, chives) which were too small an amount to weigh, i.e. less than 0.5 oz

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

Fruit:

78 oz morello cherries
2 oz blackcurrants
15 strawberries, 16 redcurrants, 16 raspberries, 13 blueberries

Total:   80 oz, or 5 lb

Eggs:

Total:  185 eggs (from 10 adult hens)
Total feed bought:  2 bags layers pellets

Preserves:

5 small jars strawberry rhubarb jam (strawberries picked at local farm, rhubarb from mother-in-law):  now all eaten or given away
1 small jar pickled chard stems with garlic
2 medium jars pickled rhubarb with garlic (rhubarb from neighbor)

Homebrew:

4 L rhubarb wine begun brewing (rhubarb from mother-in-law)
1 L elderflower champagne brewed:  now all consumed (sweet and fizzy, but not very alcoholic)

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