The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Butternut squash splurge

butternut squash on cedar table
I managed to supplement our butternut squash supply by about 35 various sized beauties grown by a friend of mine for the grand total of 20 dollars.


I also talked him out of this nice cedar table for an extra 50 bucks.



Anna Hess's books
Want more in-depth information? Browse through our books.

Or explore more posts by date or by subject.

About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



Want to be notified when new comments are posted on this page? Click on the RSS button after you add a comment to subscribe to the comment feed, or simply check the box beside "email replies to me" while writing your comment.


The butternut squash in your picture look white. Are they really white? I have seen only gold/brown butternut. Is this a new variety I have been missing? Is there a difference in flavor?
Comment by Sheila Tue Aug 17 00:01:36 2010
Mark took that photo soon before dark, so it tended to whiten the squash, but they're really the color you're used to. We've tried every winter squash out there (just about) and think that plain old butternut has, by far, the best flavor!
Comment by anna Tue Aug 17 09:42:05 2010





profile counter myspace



Powered by Branchable Wiki Hosting.