There’s always a first: I harvested beet greens, swiss chard, and herbs from my rooftop garden this afternoon. Unbelievable!
I cooked the swiss chard in a bit of olive oil, salt and water:
I’m not really sure what to do with the beet greens, but figure my friend Google will give me some ideas tomorrow. I was hoping to get some beets, but they weren’t actually formed! Check out how they looked in – and out – of the ground:
I’ve never seen beets like that, but have no complaints! Who’d have thought there would be any greens at all to harvest after the first snow of the season? The thrill of exploring the markets of the Upper West Side pales in comparison to the satisfaction of growing my own food. 🙂