Our First Farm Season

It has been a long while since my last blog. We moved to our new property in August 2017 and have been busy unpacking, landscaping, planting herbs and berry bushes, building garden beds as well as expanding the gardens. Our farm stand is now open on the weekends where we sell seasonal produce including culinary and…

Inspirational Tuesday ~ Be A Part of the Growing-Your-Own Solution

“Fruit is nature’s purest and most immediate enjoyment, requiring nothing more than a rinse or simple rub on your shirt to clean it. From the fruit-eater’s point of view, it’s effortless pleasure. It demands non of the slicing, chopping soaking, or parboiling needed by vegetables.  Even on a chemical level, its energy is more accessible,…

Inspirational Tuesday ~ The Very Invisible Food System

“As there is enough food in the world, hunger is a result of political decisions. Food insecurity results from ineffective policies (social, agricultural, economic and health) at local, national and global levels and from decisions which do not consider the elimination of poverty, hunger, and food insecurity , and the development of sustainable food systems…

Why Buy Locally Sourced Food?

Written by Jane Grueber Sustainable, organic and local are the Gold Standard when it comes to fresh food. What is local? Are locally grown or raised foods better than those produced by conventional industrial agriculture? Does buying local matter? The term ‘locavore’ was coined in 2012 to describe those people choosing to purchase food close…