Simplicity+ RECIPE: Date Night Cheese Board

In the peak of summer, meal simplicity is key. Gone are the leisurely cold weather days spent in my kitchen experimenting and whipping up masterpieces. In the height of summer, we want meals that come together quickly in the kitchen or maybe don’t require any time in the kitchen at all. Our harvest days are…

Farm Crush Friday: Landmark Creamery

I have had a crush on these women for years now. Ever since the first time I picked up an elegant round of Petit Nuage during a shift at Cow & Quince in New Glarus. I knew right away I was experiencing something different: something special. Anna Landmark and Anna Thomas Bates, fondly known simply…

Austin + Waco, Texas

It’s become an annual tradition. Every spring, before the planting season really takes off, I take a trip without my Carrot to somewhere new with some of my favorite people. It’s just the reset button I need to make it through another farming season and has become, in my opinion, a non-negotiable part of my…

Chicago Christmas

Way back when I was a young farm kid who frequented no town larger than Janesville on a regular basis, one of the highlights of my year was the Rock County 4-H Santa Train to Chicago. All us country kids and our families would bundle up during a cold day in December, carpool to Harvard, Illinois and…

Book Review: Soil Sisters + A GIVEAWAY!

In the majestic rolling hills of Green County, Wisconsin, there is a sisterhood of women who all found their way into farming. They all came to their land for slightly different reasons, but find farming they did. And they also found each other. Together these dynamic women are working together to make the change they want to…

Columbus, Ohio

The farming season may be in full swing, but sometimes a girl just needs to get away (especially if that girl happens to be in a wedding in a couple of weeks and there is a bride to celebrate). Last weekend I abandoned my hubby and the fields, and made the seven-hour drive to Ohio…

What I’d Make for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving eve! Are you all excited to hang out with family and friends over copious amounts of wine and turkey?! Are you excited to watch the Packers play while you try desperately to stay awake because they put the “best” team way later in the day than is reasonable?! Are you excited for the…