Rhubarb Hand Pies

Well my friends, a lot has transpired out on the farm since we last talked. It’s been a busy, beautiful, bountiful spring of easily flowing days- something I don’t think I’ve ever said about spring in all my years as a vegetable farmer. Most of our past springs could be best labeled with words like chaotic, haphazard,…

Farm Summer + RECIPE: Freezie Pops, Two Ways

You all may feel like summer is on it’s way out the door, but the farm would beg to differ. It is under the impression that summer is just getting good. Out in the fields, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, watermelon and sweet corn are ripe for the picking. The sweet, sweet fruits of summertime are producing like…

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…

Springtime + RECIPE: Balsamic Strawberries & Cream Sweet Rolls

This spring you guys. This spring is weird. But then again, I’m pretty sure I say that every year. I just want winter to quickly and efficiently turn a corner into green grass and sunshine and mild perfect, Birkenstock-wearing weather. And it never does. It’s Wisconsin. It warms and then it cools and then it’s…

Humble Beginnings + RECIPE: Life Cereal Cookies

On Saturday morning we experienced our first death in the greenhouse. Every year, despite out steadily rising confidence, we fail miserably at something. We trust our gut instincts only to discover they were wrong, or we simply forget to trust our gut altogether because we were just too busy to pay attention to it. We miscommunicate…

All Whisked Up Take 2 + RECIPE: Vegan Chia Seed Donuts

Remember way back in October when I participated in Wisconsin Whisk‘s first ever recipe swap?! I met Sarah from Food, Fun & Life in Waukesha. I explored her blog for weeks then whipped up her fantastic recipe for Butternut Squash Soup. Well we’re doing it again and this month, I was lucky enough to be introduced to Tara…

Cookie Bake + RECIPE: Thimble Cookies

Have you ever had a weekend where you come into the office on Monday morning and for once you aren’t sleepy or grumpy to be back at your desk, but instead you are filled with this intense joy? This kind of happy where a calm just washes over you and literally nothing can bring you…