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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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Unstuffed Cabbage Recipe and Pressure Cooker tips

Hello BBB readers! My name is Dana Ramsey (aka OrganicEater) and I’m taking over the blog today, since Robin and Jay are extremely busy at the farms.  With the mild weather we’ve had here in the Carolinas, along with some … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sure I Like Eggplant

Eggplant is at its finest when the weather is at its hottest!  By early August, the bushes are loaded and will keep producing until it frosts.  We grow enough to put them in CSA bags, however, it can elicit a … 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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What Do I Do With This Okra?

Okra is absolutely the vegetable of the summer.  You plant it until it gets stinking hot, and then it is ready to harvest when it is stinking hot times two, July and  August!  All of us from the south are … Continue reading

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But My Life Is Too busy To Eat Healthy!

I feel like this all the time.  Our life is busy!  We run two farms.  I have a full time job.  We try to spend time with family.  On top of that, we are committed to our health and fitness.  … 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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It’s Not About the Kale

Last weekend, I sat down and thought about all the wonderful CSA members we have and tried to figure out why they joined a CSA.  I suspected it probably wasn’t the turnips or kale that lured them in.  After all, … Continue reading

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Basic Southern Coleslaw

Basic Southern Coleslaw Every southern cook knows that to make good coleslaw, you need some cabbage, Duke’s Mayonnaise, vinegar, pinch of sugar, salt and pepper.  Easy as that!  My mom made this recipe throughout my childhood.  So does her sister, … Continue reading

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