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Sunday, January 24, 2010

First signs of spring in North Cornwall

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What a relief to see snowdrops emerging in the woods between St Mabyn and St Kew Highway.
The ground is far too cold and saturated with melted ice and snow for us to start work again on Camel Community Supported Agriculture’s vegetable plot.
Once the earth warms up in late February / early March our volunteer growing team can begin preparing the ground, spreading compost and planting seed into cells to go in the polytunnel.
In the meantime we’re continuing to harvest our own parsnips, Jerusalem artichokes and carrots as well as the remaining onions and shallots in store.  The rest of the weekly veg box contents are being sourced locally from growers in the immediate area.

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