Inspiration + RECIPE: Mason Jar Caprese

The tomatoes are reaching the end my friends. It’s be a light year for tomatoes thanks to the 22 inches of August rain that fell in Southern Wisconsin, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t love every second of the six weeks we’ve had those red, orange, green, yellow, pink and purple beauties. It never really…

Just Farming + RECIPE: Tomato & Sweet Corn Pasta Salad

Well hello everyone. How are you? Apparently, it’s August. I’ve been so buried in my farm bubble that I really have no idea what’s happening in the world outside of sweet corn, tomatoes and watermelon. It’s not a bad situation. Not one bit. It’s absolutely delicious in my world right now. It is also quite…

Surviving the Heat + RECIPE: Zucchini, Chard & Chickpea Tacos

We followed this strange pattern for the entire month of June. The work week typically began with a major storm event that pummeled our field with anywhere from 2-4 inches of rain. It then gave way to lovely weather that would be perfect to work in had the fields not been far too wet to…

Burgers & Brews + RECIPE: Ginger Pork Burgers

Was it just a holiday? Did I hear something about a long weekend happening? I can’t be quite sure because I was doing my best to avoid Instagram altogether while sweating out 150+ ounces of water daily from the 90+ degree fields.   For us, it wasn’t so much a relaxing weekend as it was…

Farm to Glass Cocktail Series + RECIPE: Berry Rhubarb Lemonade

For some reason or another, this summer has been all about farm-inspired cocktails. Maybe its the fun cocktail syrups I discovered, maybe its the farm stress, maybe its the excess quantities of fresh cucumbers and basil we’re dealing with right now. It’s hard to know what has made sipping a farmy cocktail the highlight of…

September Slow Down + RECIPE: Ricotta & Cherry Tomato Pie

A little over a month ago, I had the joy of opening my farm to a hundred or so strangers over the course of one beautiful summer weekend. Our farm was part of Soil Sisters: a celebration of Wisconsin farms and rural life. (Head to Edible Madison f you want to hear the rambling story of…

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…