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Cauliflower Rice with Bacon

The cauliflower is ripe at our Rabbit Eye Ridge farm. Those of you who have gotten it in your CSA bag probably noticed that it is a strange color (an off-white color tinged with purple). This is normal. It happens … 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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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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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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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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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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