Final 2013 Boulder Farmers’ Market: Thank you!

After coming together weekly at the Boulder Farmers’ Market, we take a break for the winter after the final market of the year on November 23rd. Another year of weekly surprises of what would be available, depending on the vagaries of this year’s weather...

Farmers’ Market Corner for 11/16/13

The Black Cat farm booth at the Boulder Farmers’ Market will include the following produce on November 16, 2013: Arugula Asian stir fry mix Beets Baby bok choy Borlotti beans, dried Braising mix Butter lettuce Cardoons Carrots Celery Dried soup bean mix Kale...

Welcome, Big Boys

If you find yourself near the J Family-County Open Space property (Southwest corner of 63rd and Oxford) property that the Black Cat farm leases, you might notice two young steers at the farm. The newest additions to the Black Cat animal kingdom, the steers are...

Farmers’ Market Corner for 11/9/13

The Black Cat farm booth at the Boulder Farmers’ Market will include the following produce on November 9, 2013: Arugula Asian stir fry mix Beets Baby bok choy Borlotti beans, dried Braising mix Butter lettuce Carrots Celery Kale (Russian) Jerusalem artichokes...

More on Cardoons (includes a marinated cardoon recipe)

The Black Cat Farm plants cardoons in early spring. Like most other thistles, cardoons are relatively easy to grow in Boulder county. In September, farm workers tie up the plants to bunch them together. They then wrap newspaper around the plants to block the sunlight,...