Chufa Harvest Time

Last week was Chufa nut harvest time. Chufa nuts are not nuts per se. They are little crunchy tubers related to everyone’s favourite weed – yellow nutsedge. But whereas nutsedge can be a nightmare, In our climate Chufa nuts are not a problem because they winterkill. Most of the tubers are clustered in a clump … More Chufa Harvest Time

CHUFA NUTS

I also have a CHUFA harvest series. Read it here. At Tourne-Sol farm, we drill our apprentices in the importance of efficiency, profitability and priority setting. So it’s understandable that our apprentices  thought it was a hoot when we spent part of an afternoon on hands and knees riffling through the soil for bean-sized chufa … More CHUFA NUTS