honeydews

This week we nerd out on honeydew melons (available June-October). Has anyone ever said something simple that, for whatever reason, reaches you in an unexpected way and changes you? In 2017, that’s exactly what happened. My husband’s cousin Jennie came out to visit from New Hampshire for a few days and we were having a great conversation and catching up over a home-cooked meal. Jennie has gifted hands: she is a master potter—we have several of the bowls and mugs she creates in her barn studio—and a talented farmer with a serious green thumb. Over dinner, she shared with us how exciting it was to grow her own food and share it with others. Farming was fun and rewarding… but it was also hard and required a daily commitment. When we asked her how we could best support farmers, she responded with a powerful three-word answer: “Get a CSA.”  

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