Are you part of the 90% who toss food before it's time?

Thursday, February 22, 2024

As a country girl I learned a lot from my grandma about “waste not want not”.  One of my pet peeves is how consumers let food dates intimidate them into...


Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Produces own Christmas trees
What are these strange little trees?  Romanesco broccoli, aka broccoflower or Roman cauliflower, is botanically a member...

Winter on the farm

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Winter months on the farm
If we’ve heard it once we’ve heard it a million times: “It must be nice to have the winter off” or “What will you do with...

Coming out of Hibernation

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Many of us, myself included, look forward to the new seed catalogs with the anticipation that people of a “certain age”  used to look forward to the...

Winter Reflections

Thursday, December 29, 2022

As the year comes to an end and cold winter days are upon us, here are some ramblings of the year past and year to come.  As is typical for us we had...

What to Use for Pumpkin Baking - It's not what you think

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Just like the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus canned pumpkin is a myth of sorts.  According to the FDA “pumpkin” is “prepared from golden-fleshed, sweet...

Holiday Tradition-Fruitcake

Sunday, October 9, 2022

I know you’re rolling your eyes thinking it’s not even Halloween and you’re talking about Christmas fruitcake.  In my defense a good fruitcake takes...

From farm to table and back to the farm

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Sustainable agriculture:  
The goal of sustainable agriculture is to meet society’s food and textile needs in the present without compromising the...

Sept 12, 2022 A New Adventure-Farm Thoughts

Monday, September 12, 2022

As summer winds down and fall dances in we are shifting from berries to apples and melons to pumpkins.  We are already finding orange Jack O’Lanterns...