Category Archives: on the farm

CSA Recipes

We want to help you enjoy the veggies we grow for you! Below are links to recipes for the vegetables we grow here at BBB, and we hope to add to this list every season. Please share in the Comments Section if you have other CSA veggie recipes or links you want to recommend. Happy Cooking! And as always, CSA members can email us if you have no idea how to use a particular vegetable from your weekly delivery!:)

Transplanting Time!

The ground is ready for transplants! (and as of the date of this post upload, they’re already in! “plants before posts” is how it goes around here) Yes, it is that time of year.  The time of year when the … Continue reading

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CSA Kids’ Blueberry Picking Day 2017

Save the date for Blueberry Picking Day, for kids of CSA members! Blueberry Picking Day is the Saturday in blueberry season that our CSA members can come to our home farm and let their children under 12 years old wander … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The amazing health benefits of strawberries

A month ago, Jay and I went to the International Strawberry Symposium in Quebec City.  There is so much new research going on right now in strawberries, that I was amazed.  One of the best talks was on the effects … Continue reading

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Time To Sign Up For Winter CSA

When most people think of farming, they think of spring and summer with huge juicy tomatoes and crisp cucumbers.  I like that, but my favorite time is the winter.  Winter is when the lettuce is sweet and crisp, the kale … Continue reading

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It’s Fall Planting Time

I know it is hard to believe, but July is the time we plan for fall crops and get the seeds ordered.  The fall crop actually gets planted by mid-August.  We often try to be the first to market with … Continue reading

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Nutrition for Kids is Critical

A few years ago, I read the book Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan, MD .  This was one of the most interesting and influential books I have read.   Dr.  Shanahan gives a powerful … Continue reading

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