Transitions + RECIPE: Charred Green Beans with Tahini Yogurt Sauce

We said goodbye to our CSA members again on Wednesday. Every year, this is always such a bittersweet time for us. We always gain so much space in our lives when the CSA is finished for the season. And we are so grateful for that. The regular rhythm of drafting CSA communications every Monday, harvesting…

Upcoming Farm Events + RECIPE: Fall Fajitas with Avocado Edamame Mash

We’ve been working our butts off all season and party time is quickly approaching at Raleigh’s Hillside Farm. Officially, there are still 13 days until the autumn equinox, but we feel it in the air. The cool breeze. The golden light. The slowing pace in our fields. The colored peppers and abundant storage crops. The waning…

Ode to the Season + RECIPE: Kale Peanut Salad

Slowly, it’s coming– this calm beautiful transition into fall. I love Wisconsin summers. Despite the way they seem to race by every year, I treasure them. I hold them dearly. Every season, we work hard to try and find just a few more minutes away from the farm to really savor them without work because…

Storage Crops + RECIPE: Late Summer Green Bean Salad

This time of year just always seems to sneak up on us in the most wonderful way. We are so laser focused on getting all the fall crops into the ground, harvesting the first of the tomatoes, preparing for Soil Sisters, figuring out how to get away for Kyle’s birthday (more on this later!), and…

Tomatoes Have Arrived + RECIPE: Simplest Summer Abundance Salad

The tomatoes have arrived and everything about them is amazing. They’re easy to harvest. They’re beautiful. They’re undamaged. They’re abundant. They are perfect. In our seven seasons of farming, we haven’t had many of what we would consider a “good” tomato year. A lot of the disappointment had to do with our lack of growing…

Supporting CSA + RECIPE: Easy Eggplant Parm Bake

When my Carrot and I started this farm seven years ago, it’s safe to say we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. And though we have grown our business by 30-40% every year and are extremely proud of the produce we put out into our local community each week, there are still…