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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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Farm To Table Dinner: Reserve Your Seat

Don’t miss our Farm to Table dinner! 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 and never ceases to beautifully, creatively and deliciously highlight the wonderful spring produce from … 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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Choosing Seeds for Fall Planting

July is the time to choose seeds for fall planting. Many fall crops are planted in August in North Carolina. My favorite seed choices for fall include Brussel sprouts, mixed lettuce, mixed kale varieties, colorful root vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower, chard, … 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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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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April on the Farm: Chickens!

Here’s the latest Chicken Tales from the farm! We have completed the new “breeding pasture” for Rodney the Rooster and his women. We hope that the crew is having a great time in their new home. We have been trying … Continue reading

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April on the Farm: in the field

The most important thing we did “in the field” this month is train our farm help to pick and pack the CSA bags.  No, not the farm help pictured above. We love them, but packing bags is not in their … Continue reading

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