Food

What is Waxy Corn?

We raise both dent and waxy corn on our farm.  Whenever I mention waxy someone inevitably asks me, “What is waxy corn?”  Even other corn growers tend to ask because it is not a large part of the overall corn market.  Here in Indiana there are several markets for waxy corn. What makes it waxy? […]

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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 […]