The Best Month of the Year + RECIPE: Ham & White Bean Harvest Soup

I got my Thanksgiving Bon Appetit in the mail on Monday. Do you know what this means? It means it’s November. Already! Also known as every food lover’s favorite month. Also known as the month where we kick-off the holiday season. (Nope, I’m not ashamed of humming Christmas carols. Ever. Not even during the first…

Let’s Build a Greenhouse

In addition to being a farmer and a food blogger, I’m also the office manager of a small (but totally kickass and remarkable) non-profit. Yes, I wear many hats. Sometimes too many. These past two weeks I have been completely inundated with work at my off-farm job. We’ve got board meetings and press conferences and…

Dreams + RECIPE: Cornmeal Tomato Tart

For once in my life, I have a gazillion (and one) delicious recipes that are spectacular and ready to be shared with the world. And even a bunch of lovely photos to accompany them. I’ve been cooking up a storm with all the farm veggies because before long these veggies will be gone and how sad…

Dinner on the Farm + RECIPE: Red Kuri Squash Cardamom Cake

The weekends where I force my husband to harvest crate after crate of fresh vegetables from the field, haul them up to my parents’ huge kitchen and then spend hours cooking up an extravagant, locally-inspired meal for 20 friends is the absolute best kind of weekend. It’s the kind of weekend where I am truly…

The Return of Farm Crush Friday: Soil Sisters Celebration!!

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’m not just a blogger who loves to eat. I am a CSA vegetable farmer who happens to also be a food blogger. And you guys, I absolutely love it. Vegetables, sunshine and hard work make up a substantial portion of my life. Some days it’s hard and some…

Everyday is a Transplant Party in May

Where have I been? You ask. Why haven’t I been cooking up tasty rhubarb pies and crisps and cakes and making asparagus quiche for dinner and loving every single springtime morel mushroom I can get my hands on?! You ask. Well, I actually have been doing some of these things. I just haven’t been telling…

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…

Farm Crush Saturday + RECIPE: Orecchiette with Beets

This little farm girl is loving spring. I know, I know. The 5-day forecast in Wisconsin says snow. Snow twice in five days actually. But I don’t care. For now, it’s sunny and warm and I’m in heaven. I’m ignoring any talk of snow. Warm weekend hikes with my perfect pups. Seeding dates with my…

Farm Crush Friday: Lindsey Morris Carpenter

We met Lindsey last year when we were stressed out in the middle of winter with no idea where to grow our produce in the cool months of spring. We didn’t have a greenhouse and the idea of growing 80-120 flats in our house under grow lights seemed a lot more difficult than the 40…

MOSES conference + RECIPE: Butternut Squash Mustard

Sorry everyone!!! It’s been too long! I feel like I haven’t cooked or talked to you in forever! I know it hasn’t actually been very long at all but my mind has been so preoccupied that it feels like months and months have gone by since we last spoke. What has my mind been so preoccupied…