We’ve taken a tally of items grown on our finca:
Cherries (3 types), rhubarb, strawberries, oranges, lemons, figs, olives (5 types), peaches, plums, apricots, apples, grapes, watermelon (2 types), blackberries, pears
Chestnuts (3 types), almonds, walnuts
Onions (3 types), garlic, cabbages (2 types), leeks, fennel, lettuce (3 types), broccoli (2 types), broad beans, carrots, swede, parsnips, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, potatoes, peas, beans (2 types), spinach, rocket, radishes, asparagus, squash (3 types), zucchini, pumpkins, tomatoes (6 types), corn (3 types), cucumbers, peppers (3 types), hot peppers (5 types)
Lemon grass, coriander, basil (2 types), thyme, sage, rosemary, marjoram, oregano, chives, chervil, parsley, lavender, chamomile
The land must be prepared and fenced, the seeds planted, weeded, watered. Harvests must be frozen, cooked, preserved. Excess is given away, or made into our luxury beauty products. More on that later!