The last 365 days + RECIPE: Fancy Maple Eggnog

What a year my friends. What a whirlwind of a beautiful, frustrating, amazing, stressful, dynamic, confusing, utterly perfect, absolutely flawed year. Overall I’d have to say I’m pretty happy with my last 365 days. There were definitely a lot of highs and a lot of lows. When I look back at the past twelve months,…

Thanksgiving!! + RECIPE: Aronia Berry Bourbon Smash

Raise your hand if you’re ready for Thanksgiving! Yeah, me neither. But we’re getting there. We know where we’re going (surprise! — we have finally found a way to attend both families’ celebrations this year) and I think I even know what I’m making (my favorite butternut squash salad and a variation on this green…

Farm Brunch + RECIPE: Homemade Bloody Mary Bar

I’m finally back and settled from a heavenly five days in D.C. (don’t worry I’ll tell you about all the food later) which was immediately followed by two big events (one on our farm, the other on an incredibly fabulous permaculture operation nearby) and preceded by a trip to the Northwoods and a trip to…

My Parachute + RECIPE: Never On Sunday

My husband said a funny thing to me the other day. As I was sitting on the couch, devising future strategies for our business and shooting out idea after idea after idea, my Carrot responded slowly with a mixture of enthusiasm and caution. By now he’s used to my non-stop dreaming and idea generation. Befuddled…