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 …

2 weeks left in Harvest Season!

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Mark your calendars! There are still 2 weeks left in this year’s Allenbrooke Farms Farmily Harvest Season! Here is a link to the calendar– The last pickups are the week of November 7th through the 12th.  

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 …

So fresh & so green green

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Hello Farmily! Hope that your week is going well! It’s Greens time in the gardens now! We love ALL the greens! They are so good and doing so well, despite the fact that it is still dang near 90 degrees in October. A couple new items this week, too. Green Beans and Bok Choy are back and better than ever. …

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 …