2020 Harvest Begins

We began our 2020 harvest today, and we harvested just under 1/3 of our crop. We have 4 main stations for harvest: digging up the bulbs, cleaning the bulbs, bundling the bulbs in groups of 10, and hanging the bundles in the drying barn. Our goal is to clean each bulb within 1 hour of harvesting it, and we strip the bottom leaf as our cleaning method.

Harvesting the garlic from the field
Cleaning the garlic bulbs (chatting circle)
Hanging the garlic to dry

We have a few more weekends of harvest to go! Stay tuned!

Author: Joan Vaughn

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