Week No. 4 News. Vegetable list, Recipes

I rose at dawn on the longest day of the year. Sunlight glistened magically on dew-laden pea vines, tall as saplings along 2,000 feet of trellis. A little sea of tiny white flowers greeted me.

I began plucking sugar snap peas into 5-gallon yellow pickle buckets, a gift from a subscriber who had hotdog stands on Chicago street corners. Before 1 p.m., I had harvested 61 lbs. of snow peas.

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