This week on the farm

August 31, 2009

The Sandwich has been quiet for a bit since I’ve been in upstate New York living and working on the American Masala Farm. And a busy few weeks it’s been. We’ve mucked barns, eaten delicious doughnuts, and, of course, have made some fantastic Indian food from chef Suvir Saran‘s cookbooks. I’ve been updating the Gourmetro […]

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Farm Dispatch: Mucking the Barn

August 27, 2009

After clearing about two dozen goats and alpaca out of the barn’s shade, Adam, Dan, and I proceeded to clear out two weeks of, well, muck. Thankfully, heat and humidity were relatively low and the flies stayed with the animals. Luring them out into the field went well for 15 of them, but a handful […]

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Dispatches from the Farm

August 25, 2009

So far, I have found the chickens to be largely suspicious, the goats rowdy, and the sheep largely indifferent on the American Masala Farm in New York state’s green and hilly Upstate region. As some of you may know, I will be staying here for the next few weeks collecting eggs, feeding goats, building fences, […]

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Market Update: What's Hot at Pepper Place Market

August 1, 2009

Week 12: August 1, 2009 Weather: 75 degrees and cloudy Apples (Ginger Gold, Red and Yellow Delicious) Arugula Basil (green and purple) Blueberries Cilantro Broccoli Cantaloupe (Athena) Corn (field, and silver queen) Cucumber (long green, pickler)

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June 27 Pepper Place Farmer's Market Report

June 27, 2009

Week 7: June 27, 2009 Weather: 86 degrees and sunny Arugula Basil Beets (Chiogga, golden and red) Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Cabbage Cantaloupe

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