Eating Habits

One of the reasons I got into farming was the desire to eat good food and to feed my family good food. I talk to a lot of people about food and cooking…and it’s a favorite subject of mine. I also talk to a…

Announcing Meat Shares in 2014

I’m so excited to be able to offer meat shares as part of the farm for 2014. I hope that you, my customer, are just as excited as I am. I’ve had a couple of questions as to the how and why and wanted…

Why Do I Farm?

I get asked this question a LOT. Especially when people find out I work a full time job and am a single mom in addition to running a farm. The short answer is I’m nuts… The long answer is a little more complicated. Why…

CSA Plans for the Future

As I stated in my last blog post, I’m working on planning for 2014. One of the plans I’m most excited about is potentially being able to offer meat shares to my CSA customers. Not only will you be able to receive fresh fruits…

There Is No Comparison

Talking with my co-workers before work this morning we were discussing the state of our food system commonly available. Most families utilize packaged, pre-prepared meals…for convenience and cost savings. I hear a lot about how eating healthy is ‘too expensive’. I can’t tell you…

The State of Things

Lately I’ve been thinking about “the state of things”; the state of my household (that’s for another post), the state of our state, the state of our nation and the state of our world. Sometimes it’s easy to put blinders on and just go…

BT Corn and Other Stuff

I posted this picture on our FaceBook page the other day.   There was quite a discussion on the “benefits”(insert sarcasm here) of GM products and the company producing it. Anyway, one of the trends in conversation was “cant trust any food unless you…

2012 Earth Day Food and Wine Festival at Pomar Junction

Whew!! What a day!! I had a fabulous time at the EDFW12 on Saturday. This was our first “event” so I wasn’t sure what to expect exactly. We had a great table in a very high traffic area…tons of people walked by…unfortunately, that’s what…

Did You Know…

…humans have eaten aprox 80,000 plant species in our history.  Now 3/4 of all human food comes from just 8 species… -Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara  

Pink Slime, GMOs, Raw Milk…

There are a lot of news headlines about our “food supply” these days. Between labeling GMO’s and the dangers of raw milk to the “pink slime” in your burger or the fact that pizza is considered a veggie for school kids you’d think that…