Food

Farm Week in Pictures 4/30/2014

Been a slow last week here from the crop standpoint.  Received 2.5-4.5 inches of rain last week and started off Monday and Tuesday both with rain and another 1/2 inch.  We have around 375 acres of corn in the ground and are ready to roll on both corn and soybeans at the same time here […]

7 Reasons You Should Invest in Farm Shares

I’ve talked about community supported agriculture and farm shares with a wide range of people. I occasionally hear some variation of “but you’re selling something – you’re biased.” It’s true we’re crowdsourcing and selling our regular farm shares. I suppose for much marketing that is true. But here’s the thing – it doesn’t make it […]

Some Like It Hot – Peppers That Is!

For many, a pleasant, peppery taste of sweet peppers in a casserole or salad is enough of a pepper taste. Others like a little more! If this is you, check out our “Hot Stuff” and “Some Like It Hot” perks/rewards on our crowdsourcing project! With purple and early Jalapeno just a couple of the hot […]

Food Choices, Statistics & GMO

An interesting article in USA Today about GMO technology in agriculture. Now regular readers know we grow mostly heirlooms, with a few hybrids (in particular the Bianca pepper – high yields, mild flavor), but no GMO. But it always interests me that people want to talk about it. They’re curious, they’re afraid of it, they […]

Potato pancakes

I love potatoes. In fact if you don’t like potatoes I’m pretty sure we can’t be friends. I realize they’re probably not the best thing to eat if you’re trying to lose weight, but since the Super Bowl was this past weekend and I busted out some homemade potato skins, I had leftover potatoes. One […]