I’ve been running a Kickstarter project the last three weeks. It’s taught me a lot about grit and the value of word of mouth.
Coming very soon (but not soon enough), I’ll have a place to feed you all food made with produce from all my favorite local farms.
2019 has been an amazing year of growing for me in pretty much every way. I’m in the middle of a time of learning that I know won’t be done anytime soon.
I was drawn to baking because I felt that the bread that was available (in the early 1990s) was just a shadow of its former self.
I’m also a dedicated brown-bagger. I love no other lunch more than my own prepared lunch. After years of packing my own, I’ve got it down to a science.
I want to prove that anyone can eat more local food, and I want to show exactly how to do it. Now I’m in the middle of the hard parts of reaching that goal.
These tasty cinnamon rolls bake up pretty quick on a Saturday morning—less than an hour. That’s all we need here. Let’s make rolls!
Research and conclusions to answer questions like: How do we shop at the grocery store? What do we pay more for? What do we try our best to buy from a farm?
I get to see a variety of beautiful and perfect looking lettuces in the Saint Basil Farm beds. Who knew iceberg lettuce could be beautiful and delicious?
I love having popsicles around in the summer to bring to a last minute dinner or picnic. And making them with coconut milk gives you options everyone can eat!
We started eating less meat for my husband’s health. When he went back to the doctor, all those cholesterol numbers were cut in half.
Did you know that many of the farmers around you care so much about changing our country’s food that they farm while working full-time jobs?
This smoothie tastes like delicious dark chocolate mixed with a strawberry shake. But is great for you with no added sugar and plenty of protein!
My parents, amazing gardeners, visited a couple weeks ago and helped me pick topsoil, peat moss, and compost for the containers and the best placement.
“My grandfather left me a 60-acre working beet farm,” says beet farmer and paper salesman Dwight Schrute, as soon as I open the door of my car.
If your kids are anything like mine, they love processed snack food. It can be hard to get them to want anything else, especially when we see it everywhere.
You might not care about eating local yet. You might be label-averse. Hunting local foods might seem inconvenient. It may seem pricier than it’s worth.
Fresh pasta! We don’t need another gadget to make this incredible dinner happen. Find a clean spot on your counter and measure out two cups of flour.
I don’t have time to visit farms all the time, or even every week. They’re 45 minutes away and don’t have the food I need for a week. I handle these would-be problems in a few ways.
I find owners Jessica and Sandra hard at work cleaning and planning in the break between all the recent rain . They humor me and pose for a pic with baby goats.