8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Farmers Market

Summer is in full swing and market tables around the country are starting to groan under the weight of the fresh veggies &  fruits, local meats & cheeses, small batch baking & canning. Big or small there is likely a local farmers market near you These 8 tips can help you get the most out of the …

Do You Know the Way to CSA???

Is it your first meeting? Let me introduce you to CSA. Community Sponsored (Supported/Shared) Agriculture In short, A community supported by small farms in which groups of people purchase shares or lots, which, in turn supply them with a determined amount of fresh produce and farm products throughout the growing season. A family of two …

You-picks and Strawberry Preserves 101

Firstly, I am sad to share that I lost some of my favorite pictures of the berry picking and jamming venture to a computer crash. Luckily, those were the only thing lost. After some pain and suffering..... Strawberries. Growing up near Plant City, FL, I was pretty spoiled when it came to strawberries and maybe …

Raw Dairy Processing Class at Earthwise Farm & Forest

    Recently I visited the Earthwise Farm & Forest in Vermont for a Raw Dairy Processing Class.  I was actually sold on it as a "cheese making class" but once there, I learned so much more.  My cohorts and I love any social gathering the we can combine with food, and this class had it all. Together, we made our …