Sowing the Seeds of Love

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Hello Farmily! These past few weeks have been busy ones for us on the farm. Despite the obnoxious winds and heavy heavy rains- Farmer Dan has been able to get a lot of planting done, which is a great thing. You see, all the weather and soil conditions have to align perfectly this time of year for him to be …

What’s a Farmily?

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Hello Farmily! It occurred to me recently that many of you may not know about the real reason we call y’all our Farmily…. so here goes… As you could have probably guessed, I never dreamed of being an organic farmer, or having a Farmily.  But I do know that God’s dreams are always so much bigger than mine, bigger than …

You don’t look like a farmer

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(Originally published 7-14-16) Hello Farmily! People tell me all the time that I ‘don’t look like a farmer’. There are so many thoughts that go through my head each time I hear this: ‘What is a farmer supposed to LOOK like?’ ‘Do you realize how judgmental that sounds?’ ‘I have a great dermatologist.’ ‘Maybe I don’t want to look like …

Week 24 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Turnips Bok Choy- more tender and silky than spinach, with a heartier stalk- so good sautéed or raw Bell Peppers Various Kales (the drought and high heat have not been kind to the fall gardens- Farmer Dan said he will surprise us!) Arugula-flavorful, peppery green. A favorite in salads, but also …

Week 23 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Turnips- Y’all- you MUST try the turnips. They are JUST LIKE potatoes! But ONE THIRD of the carbs and calories! Substitute turnips for potatoes in any recipe  Bok Choy- more tender and silky than spinach, with a heartier stalk- so good sautéed or raw Bell Peppers Red Russian Kale- it’s back! …

Week 21 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Turnips- it’s time. you MUST try the turnips. They are JUST LIKE potatoes! But ONE THIRD of the carbs and calories! Substitute turnips for potatoes in any recipe  Baby Bok Choy- more tender and silky than spinach, with a heartier stalk- so good sautéed or raw Radishes Bell Peppers Kennebec Potatoes- chefs …

Week 20 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Mustard Greens (hands down the best tasting green, flavorful and not bitter- cook them low and slow and do not eat raw!) Baby Bok Choy (loose leaf. I want my babybok babybok babybok babybok) Green Beans (for the love, please try them roasted!) Asian Eggplant  Gourmet Lettuce Mix (fancy salad mix) Collard …

Week 19 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Turnip Greens (These are the best tasting greens! Try them creamed or sautéed. Farmer Dan says y’all need to branch out and try these and ‘learn how good turnip greens are’. Give the man a hand and get you some at pickup. Lots of recipes below!) Purple Sweet Potatoes (they taste …

Week 17 Farmily CSA Harvest List & Recipes

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Here’s what you can expect at this week’s Farmily CSA pickups:  Turnip Greens (These are the best tasting greens! Try them creamed or sautéed. Farmer Dan says y’all need to branch out and try these and ‘learn how good turnip greens are’. Give the man a hand and get you some at pickup. Lots of recipes below!) Sweet Potatoes (classic sweet potatoes …