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…

Beet & Kale Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Hello dear ones and happy beautiful, cloudy, mystical October to you!  I have been absolutely adoring this fall and the way it keeps oscillating between beautiful sunny seventies and moody gray days that are a bit cooler. I’ve worn heavy sweaters and shorts, cozied up next to bonfires and sweated while hiking, sipped warm soup…

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…

Summery Salad with Slow Cooker Barbacoa Pork & Spicy Slaw

Happy (how-the-heck-is-it-already) May Day to you all! How have you been? Enjoying the spring weather? Spending every warm, sunny moment outside (or at least perched in front of a window)? Yeah, me too. Our cats are demanding open windows every morning (even if it’s still 45 degrees when I wake up) and there’s just been…

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…