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The Changing Face of Food in Charlotte

Last week, Chef Matthew Krenz (The Asbury) stopped by our booth at Atherton Market.  He said something that has stuck with me.  He mentioned that over the past year he really has seen a positive change in the food scene … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Rosemary, Butter and Garlic

It is fall, and that means butternut squash are all around the market and in your CSA bags. Butternut squash are one of my favorite fall foods. They are sweet, creamy and delicious. They also are full of nutrients such … Continue reading

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You Can Grow Plenty in the Winter in NC

One of the best things about farming in North Carolina is, with just a little cold protection, you can grow crops almost all winter long. We have a winter CSA that lasts from November until the end of January. It … Continue reading

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Nutrition and Cancer

It is amazing how many of our CSA members join because they are dealing with cancer. Realizing your life is on the line is a great reason to do everything possible to make changes and take care of your body. … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Office (part 2)

Fall is coming. 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 … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Field (part 1)

Trellising is everything! We have a fairly small farm that is only about 6 acres. Many of the crops grown in the summer are big! They take up a lot of space. Some examples are rambling tomatoes, vining cucumbers, crazy … Continue reading

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Why We Love Chefs Who Serve Local Produce

I travel a lot on business, and every time I am in a new town, I specifically look for restaurants that serve locally sourced produce, cheeses, fish, and meat. My husband and I also do this when we go on … Continue reading

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May on the Farm: in the field (part two)

Because we only farm a small number of acres, we plant very intensely. There are several components to this. First of all, we can’t wait until our cool season crop is out of the ground to plant our summer crops. … Continue reading

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May on the Farm and a Dinner reminder!

May on the Farm: in the field! May is a beautiful time in the field because the leafy greens are all at their finest! This year we planted five different types of specialty kale including Lacinado, Redbor, Ripbor, Wild Garden … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 Farm Events now open for sign-ups!

We are thrilled to announce our Spring Cooking Class and our Blueberry Picking Day have been officially booked for June 2014 and you’re invited! Details for each of the events are in the links below. There are a limited number … Continue reading

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