Breaking Ground + RECIPE: Leek & Apple Cornbread

We broke ground on Monday morning. So to speak. The septic man (Kurt) came out to our potential home building site with his soil scientist Gary and Gary’s daughter (Anna) to dig test holes. Anna is a soil scientist in training. This process called a perk (short for peculation) test is one of the first…

Let’s Build a Greenhouse

In addition to being a farmer and a food blogger, I’m also the office manager of a small (but totally kickass and remarkable) non-profit. Yes, I wear many hats. Sometimes too many. These past two weeks I have been completely inundated with work at my off-farm job. We’ve got board meetings and press conferences and…

All Whisked Up + RECIPE: Butternut Squash Soup

A couple months ago I was invited to be a part of a new fun group of Wisconsin-based food bloggers. Boy, has my foodie life changed since that day. For as long as I can remember, I have always had a nice rotation of 5 or 6 food blogs I read regularly. They inspire me….

Camp Food

The food that we eat when we head off to the wilderness, oh my gosh, it is so less than impressive. Every single time me and my Carrot head out to the woods for a little camping getaway, I get all ambitious and think I’ll be able to cook a masterpiece over the campfire. It…