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Vegan Farm to Table Dinner with Chef Julia Simon, of Nourish Charlotte

We’re thrilled to announce that on June 17, 2017, we are hosting Chef Julia Simon and the crew from Nourish Charlotte for a vegan farm to table dinner. That’s right, vegan! They will bring you 5 delicious courses on our … Continue reading

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2017 Menu for Our Farm to Table Dinner!

Every spring we host a farm to table dinner at our farm. It is carefully prepared by Chef Craig Barbour, with Roots Good Local Food, and always highlights the delicious beauty of the farm. This year, it is planned for … Continue reading

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Chicken Breast Stuffed with Alliums and Herbs

Many of the alliums that were planted in the winter get mature in the spring. Examples include leeks, garlic, and onions. Some of these are on our market table and in our CSA bags already. Here is one of my … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Our 2017 Farm to Table Dinner!

It’s that time of year again! Every spring we host a farm to table dinner at the farm. It is carefully prepared by Chef Craig Barbour, with Roots Good Local Food , who never ceases to beautifully, creatively and deliciously highlight … Continue reading

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Great Questions to Ask Your Farmer at the Market

The Farmers’ Markets are in full swing here in the Carolinas! It seems like almost every town has at least one farmers’ market. Many towns have dozens. This “Farmers’ Market Boom” may be due to the increase in consumer demand … Continue reading

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Keeping the Bugs at Bay (2.0)

It is important to me to not expose my family, our workers, nor our customers to toxic chemicals. For this reason, people often ask me how we manage insect pests on our farm without chemicals. The answer is pretty simple: … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer CSA Menu Planning

Our 2017 CSA started April 1st, and our members got beautiful kale, lettuce, spinach, asparagus and beets. Yum! The great thing about CSA membership is getting beautiful, fresh-from-the-local-garden veggies. For new members, the difficult part can be getting produce you … Continue reading

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Spring Is Here And So Is The Asparagus!

This is the earliest I have ever seen asparagus. The warm weather in February warmed up the soil, and the asparagus is already up! The cold hardly mattered. Spring is amazing because, in a matter of weeks, the produce world … Continue reading

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2017 Spring/Summer CSA and Plenty of Reasons to Join!

Now is the time to join our CSA!  Click on this link to join.  There are plenty of good reasons why you should be in a CSA, Community Supported Agriculture. First, you are much more likely to eat nutritious food if you … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Farming in 2016

Every year, we try to look back on our farming to assess what we did and figure out how to do it better next year. This year, we made some big changes to our farming operation, and along with that … Continue reading

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