Early start for Napa Valley mustard

by TrevR on January 15, 2008

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Granted, it’s now mid-January, but this year has seen an early start to the annual mustard growth in the Napa Valley. We started spotting it back around Christmas, and while out on one of our favorite Rutherford backroads on Monday we had to stop to snap a couple photos.

As you’ll see, the mustard is in full bloom in certain parts of the valley and promises to be gorgeous when the 2008 Napa Valley Mustard Festival officially kicks-off on February 2nd.

Mustard growing in Rutherford on 1-14-08

More mustard growing in Rutherford, CA on 1-14-08

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