Paradox + RECIPE: Hummus (or Pasta) with Lamb Ragu

Sometimes I wonder if you all understand how the pieces fit together. How I, a farmer, a young business owner,  and a woman obviously in love with home, dedicated to spending my life making this little part of the world better is always on the move. Always adventuring to new places, snapping photos, and falling…

The Last Last Box + RECIPE: Pork Carnitas with Roasted Vegetables

I know I told you we said goodbye to our CSA members two weeks ago. But then we had this “problem.” After the CSA ended on October 18th, our basement storage was still packed full of onions and potatoes (I’m talking hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of pounds of fully cured storage beauties) and our…

MOSES Organic Farming Conference + Meal Plan + RECIPE: Tater Tot Shepherd’s Pie

3000+ farmers, academics and friends. 450 minutes of workshops attended. Three new farming books purchased (including The Local Economy Solution, Rebuilding the Foodshed and Cold Antler Farm). (Somehow only) four beers. Two keynote speakers who were both storytellers, and both encouraging us to share our story of organic farming (!!!!!!). One adorable man named Eugene…

April Things + Huckleberry’s Barley Porridge

Rainy days. Followed by perfect sunny 70 degree days. Followed by bitterly cold and windy days. First barefoot moments in the field. First dates with our first ever CSA worker shares! First bike rides of spring. So much farm productivity. So many farm conversations. An almost full CSA! Beautifully straight rows of just seeded peas…

Carrot Metabolism + RECIPE: Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Chili

My Carrot husband is back to work at his greenhouse gig for the spring season.  Back to working super duper hard and burning millions of calories every day.  Only two weeks back and he’s already starving.  All the time.  Like starving so bad his stomach feels like a big hollow cavern two hours after he eats….

Three Day Weekend + RECIPE: Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins

Today marks the first paid holiday of my adult life.  Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day.  At home.  Blogging.  And cooking.  And getting paid for it! I know, I know. I told you I didn’t take the big girl job. Well, technically, I didn’t. But I did keep my other office gig and turn it into…