Day at the Farm

My NGO has a small farm where they grow some of the vegetables they eat (I have already been treated to many of them, as many of our lunches at the office have been sourced from the farm). Most of the farm chores happen in the early morning or evening, when it’s not too hot. Yesterday, Kenny and I got to help with some of the watering and harvesting. At the end, we were sent home with handfuls of freshly-picked lettuce, spring onions, and cilantro.

Kenny watering the plants

Redirecting the irrigation canals

Long beans on their trellises

Washing spring onions

Showing off my beautiful gifts from the farm

This morning, we made a hearty salad for breakfast using our farm bounty. It was a great start to the day, especially as we had a long bike ride planned. We used:

  • Farm greens (lettuce, spring onions, cilantro)
  • Rose Apple
  • Orange
  • Diced shallot
  • Red chili
  • Oil
  • Lime juice

It was delicious, and pretty too:

Our fresh farm salad

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