Tag Archives: The Norman Farmers Market

Fifty Shades of eggs

I have had several people come to me at market and ask me “what makes the egg’s color?” Well, if you are curious, here is a quick reason why. Different breeds have different color eggs, for instance Easter eggers create multiple colors of eggs, like light blue, green, and possibly purpleish. Black Marans lay a …

Whats in

“Tomatoes, who has tomatoes?” I heard this more than once last weekend at market. The short answer is, unless you have an actual green house, or bring them in from south Texas, no one does yet. A number of thing need to happen to grow plants. First, ground temperature has to be correct for the …

The Best Time Of the Year

 Here on the farm we have some of Oklahoma’s best sunsets, but what most people miss are the breath taking sunrises.  They are either stuck in an office, asleep, or otherwise distracted from the magnificent beauty.  Because of our latitude and elevation, Oklahoma is in the drivers seat when it comes to those awe inspiring …