We have been hoping that Mike will be able to join me on the trip east but this has been a challenging year for our produce operation so that is still to be determined. The month of May brought us rain - usually a welcome thing here in Kansas but enough is enough! We had 17" within a few weeks and the timing resulted in the delay and in some instances, the elimination, of some vegetables. However, our strawberry crop was the early star of our gardens this year and we were kept very busy with Mike picking and me handling the advertising, sales and deliveries. The hard work is rewarding when you see the smile on people faces as they anticipate their annual jam cooking or kids are grabbing and gobbling berries from the baskets even as their parents are carrying them to their car. At the Farmer's Market one little girl around 3 or 4 couldn't help herself and as I was talking with her mother she was reaching up and snacking on berries from my table. Healthy food for local folks - that's our goal.
This is a sketch on sandstone that we have