[Market-farming] Green Garlic
mf at austinfarm.org
Sun Apr 29 10:12:04 EDT 2007
On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 07:10:47PM -0400, Allan Balliett wrote:
> >For a bunch of 6 or 7 smallish stalks, we get $1.50 at farmers markets
> >and $.75 from grocery stores. Not organic. It is laborious to clean up
> >and it doesn't sell well dirty.
> So, essentially you sell a sprouted head of garlic for $1.50. That
> seems SO VERY CHEAP, especially if you are buying seed garlic.
Hey! Thanks for the pricing advice! I thought you were the one asking
for pricing information. What do you THINK I should get?
My green garlic is about the size of a finger, maybe up the thumb size.
6 or 7 make a bunch that is about 1 1/4" diameter.
My seed is Chinese garlic from SAMs, about $4 for 3 lb as I recall.
Seems to be "California Early" or similar. I put it in the ground
about 6 inches apart, and then in 30-45 days I have a crop to sell. We
do this all during our winter from maybe October through about
> My damned stalks around about 3/4 of an inch thick, have a white tip
> that's almost 5 inches long and are a couple of feet long. They are
> more like leeks than scallions.
That sounds like Elephant garlic; my green garlic is close to the size
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