Preparations for Spring + RECIPE: Beef Short Rib & Bok Choy Fried Rice

The seventh season of Raleigh’s Hillside Farm is officially underway! My Carrot and I began seeding a little over two weeks ago with an epic afternoon spent dropping thousands of tiny onion, leek and scallion seeds into soil. And somehow, a short sixteen days later, greenhouse number one is nearly full. Brassica, lettuce, fennel, parsley,…

Farm Wind-Down + RECIPE: Crispy Korean Rice Bowl

Is there any better month than September? I really think not. I am in love with a month of the year and I’m not going to hide it. September just completely and totally rocks and I really never want it to end. November used to be my favorite month of the year (for obvious birthday-related…

Winter Changes + RECIPE: Sweet Potato & Lime Rice Bowl

The last time we talked (I mean really talked, you know about something other than vacations and avocados and Christmas) seems like so long ago. My Carrot was in the midst of building a greenhouse (our first greenhouse!). I was dreaming of zoning and building codes at night and drawing up dozens of house plans…