Harvesting chard/kale

Jill Taylor Bussiere jdt at itol.com
Wed Oct 4 20:46:47 EDT 2000


I have a similar experience with Bright Lights - harvesting it the same way.
What a plant, chard!  I am a total convert.
            Jill
----- Original Message -----
From: Karen Phillips <buckeyefarms at earthlink.net>
To: market farming <market-farming at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 6:41 PM
Subject: Re: Harvesting chard/kale


> We harvested chard (mostly Bright Lights and an open pollinated Golden
> Chard) for about 5 months this year without affecting the quality.
> Harvested once a week by removing the largest outer leaves.  It was
> delicious from start to finish, and the plants seem unbelievably sturdy.
> Haven't tried cutting it down to the crown.
>
> Karen Phillips
> Buckeye Farms





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