Wednesday, November 2, 2016

October 2016 Food Totals

Cabbages amongst the (volunteer) nasturtiums, Oct 2016
Vegetables: 

8.5 oz tomatoes
58 oz green tomatoes
39 oz zuccini
1 oz carrots
16  oz runner beans
21 oz kale
3.5 oz beets
4 oz salad greens (miner's and lamb's lettuces)
15 oz chard
4 oz nasturtium leaves
1 oz celeriac leaves

2 pumpkins (2 lb 6 oz, and 2 lb 15 oz: untrimmed)

Total:  171 oz, or 10 lb 11 oz

Does not include fresh herbs (rosemary, tarragon, thyme, chives) which were too small a quantity to weigh, i.e. less than 0.5 oz, or the two pumpkins.  

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

Fruit: 

6 Kumoi pears
23 Sparta apples
1 autumn-fruiting raspberry

Eggs:

Total:  196 eggs from 12 adult hens
Total feed bought: 2 bags layers pellets (40kg total)

Preserves:

1.5L green tomato relish (tomatoes and garlic from my garden, bought onions)
Small jar dried bergamot

Homebrew:  

4.6L elderberry wine bottled up (six bottles)
4L cider (apples from wild trees) begun
Elderflower and rhubarb wines still fermenting 

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