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We’re Alive!

Hi! Yes, we are in fact alive! January has been one crazy month. There was lots of traveling in the beginning, then settling into my new job and then most recently a week of the crazy virus that has been… Continue Reading →

Second Annual Farm to Table Tasting

Our second Farm to Table tasting went off without a hitch! Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed our food. We hope next year we can invite even more people. We have the Farm to Table tastings to show… Continue Reading →

I am a Farmer

I know exactly when it happened. It was one dew soaked, quiet morning I paused in the middle of our former lawn and let the enormity of what we have done this past year sink in and I thought: I’m… Continue Reading →

Bye Stumpy!

Last week we said goodbye to our dear odd-one-out Stumpy. Don’t worry he didn’t die!! It became pretty clear that Stumpy was in fact a rooster. Our chicken expert/farm liaison/aged manure supplier/blueberry provider Becky believes that most likely we ended… Continue Reading →

Spring Planting 2016

It is amazing how much can be accomplished in a year. The last check in was our 2015 Harvest Summary, and a lot has been done since the winter ended.  There has been some major spring planting that we want to highlight, to… Continue Reading →

Brand New Blueberry Transplants

If you’ve been following us you might know we had four blueberry bushes planted behind our brand new Chicken Coop (you might have read about them in Our Harvest Report  or Granola with fresh berries). Two of which we acquired from… Continue Reading →

Welcome Ziggy!

Ok, so “Getting a Dog” was no where on Jim’s five year plan. It’s also probably not listed anywhere in the Beginners Guide to Permaculture, or Backyard Edible Gardens 101. But lets be honest, how could you resist this face?!… Continue Reading →

Chickens: Week 2 (Rooster in the Hen House?)

The girls are growing so fast! And “girls” might be incorrect. I have a sneaking suspicion that we have a rooster in our mix. Omelet, who we have reported on before might not be who we thought she is. According… Continue Reading →

One-Skillet Potato, Ground Turkey and Spinach Frittata

Nothing is better than a hearty and filling Sunday morning brunch. Last Sunday was cold and rainy and I was in the mood for something different than the usual toast and scrambled eggs. So I went on the same old… Continue Reading →

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

When I was younger I stayed as far away from Brussels sprouts as I possibly could. They freaked me out, they looked like little mini cabbages and for some reason mini vegetables were really not my thing. But recently I’ve… Continue Reading →

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