The tomatoes peeked out a little red yesterday, and we're on top of things and ready to go as soon as they are. The purple potatoes were harvested Tuesday, and with a week to cure, they are sitting patiently in our darkened guest bathroom undisturbed. The squashes and watermelons are looking strong, and the onions seem to be ready though we're just not ready to pull the trigger on them.

Yesterday, the guinea hens all were let out of their coop at the same time for the first time, and miraculously, they all returned at dusk. We might well have trained them properly! The kids start school in a couple of weeks, and that means we also have the Deerfield Fair to look forward to. 

Happy end of summer, everyone!

Ag Fair Season in New Hampshire
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Lisa Lombardo said…
Thanks for hosting! Hope you are enjoying the end of summer on your homestead too!
Thank you so much for hosting AND for the feature! This week I've shared how I've streamlined making tomato sauce from fresh tomatoes. Have a wonderful week!