Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Apple & Fennel

We’ve reached the end of the season my friends! And by that I don’t mean we’ve done our last CSA delivery. No no, that happened a couple weeks ago. For us, the end of the growing season means that the garlic has been planted, the tomato trellis taken down, the hoophouse construction finished, and the…

HOMEGROWN: Garlic Growing Guide

Guest series by Danielle Smith of Garden Like a Mother If you love cooking with garlic and would like to grow your own at home, today’s blog post is for you. I get a lot of questions about garlic. For some reason, growing garlic seems to really intimidate people, but garlic is truly such an easy…

End of Summer Barley Bowl with Sweet Corn, Eggplant & Tomatoes

Hello dear ones and happy September. I’ve never been more grateful to reach this beautiful month of sunny skies, cooler weather, crisp mornings, and waning work on the farm. It’s been a season my friends: a beautiful, stressful, demanding, prolific, lifechanging season. A lot has happened since we last talked way back in May. Like…

HOMEGROWN: The End of Summer Reset- The Perfect Time to RENEW Your Garden

Guest series by Danielle Smith of Garden Like a Mother Welcome to late August, the magical time of year for Midwestern gardeners when our gardens explode and finally start to produce the long-awaited fruiting crops we’ve been craving since winter. Aside from a bounty of zucchinis, tomatoes, and cucumbers, this part of the summer offers gardeners…

HOMEGROWN: Top 5 Tips for Transplanting Success

Hello my darlings and happy planting season!!! I think we have finally reached the end of evenings in the thirties (or at least I sure freaking hope so!) and it’s time to get serious with the planting. At our farm, we have just started to kick things up a notch, getting the first summer crops…

Beet & White Bean Burgers

Friends! We have some incredibly exciting news to share with you all: my Carrot and I are due to have a little Leek or a little Carrot sometime this July!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are over the moon excited to meet our sweet farm baby in a few months/ very nervous to see how hard it is to…

Big Sky, Montana + Yellowstone Travel Guide

Last month my Carrot and I (and our two pups!) headed out on a sweet little road trip to Big Sky, Montana. It was the most blissfully simple winter vacation of early bedtimes, blue skies, long (cold) hikes, good food, cribbage, wildlife spotting, and a sweet little cabin (with a fireplace!). It felt like we…

Kale & Carrot Salad with Pecans & Feta

The season has begun! Well, sort of.  For the past few weeks, we’ve had boxes and envelopes delivered to our front porch every other day (yes, our seed companies do need to get a little more organized with how they pack orders). 90% of the seeds for our 2021 crops are safely in hand (or…