Wednesday, May 3, 2017

April 2017 Food Totals

Photo of a tangle of miner's lettuce and arugula, next to three seed trays filled with random seedlings
Inside the cold frame, April 2017

1 oz carrot
1 oz spring onion
22.5 oz kale
8 oz salad greens (miner's lettuce, arugula, red and green leaf lettuces)
1 oz rhubarb
40.5 oz sprouting broccoli
12.5 oz chard

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

Total: 86.5 oz

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


No fruit harvested this month


Total:  235 eggs from 12 adult hens
Total feed bought: 2 bags layers pellets (40kg total)


No preserves made this month


Cider, elderflower wine, rhubarb wine, elderberry/blackberry wine still fermenting. No new homebrew begun

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