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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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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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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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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 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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