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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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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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Don’t Work Yourself to Death on the Farm

We started July with a vacation! Taking time to step away is a critical part of the business for several reasons. One of the most important reasons is that farming is truly a 7-days-a-week business. It will relentlessly grind you … Continue reading

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January on the Farm – New Feature on the blog!

We are adding a new feature to the BBB blog. Everywhere you turn in “real food” circles, you hear the phrase “know your farmer”, in order to assure you are buying clean produce.  We think that’s a great idea, in … Continue reading

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