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Butterflies, Sunflowers and 10 Favorite Things

Robin McConaughy

Robin McConaughy

Double Brook FarmThe first Monarch Butterfly arrived last week! They say the milkweed is making a comeback so I hope we see many more.

Double Brook FarmThese Yellow Swallowtails are everywhere. And they are HUGE this year. I attract them to the farm with an enormous, unruly butterfly bush. It’s almost like cheating.

Double Brook FarmThis is also a great time of year on the farm – especially for vegetables and fruits. The tomatoes are gorgeous and taste like summer. Literally, I think.

Double Brook FarmOnions, garlic, greens, peppers and so much more being picked and pulled every day.

Double Brook FarmAnd the sunflowers are out in almost every color.

Double Brook FarmLook for them in the Brick Farm Market or through the Ralston Farm CSA. (Ralston Farm is our vegetable partner working some of the Double Brook Farm land…).

Last and possibly least, the Princeton Magazine did a '10 Favorite Things' featuring me! I hope you enjoy this little snapshot of my obsession with food, family and fun.

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