Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Mixed salad greens and spinach are available today.  Call or email to save yours!

Monday, March 26, 2012

  Join Our CSA: 
CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture
CSA allows local residents to have direct access to high quality, fresh produce grown in your region.
When you become a member of our CSA, you’re purchasing a “share” of vegetables that you will receive weekly, from June until October.
CSA members pay for an entire season of produce upfront, enabling their farm to plan for the season, purchase new seed, make equipment repairs, 
and more. Shares usually include 7-10 types of vegetables, serving single or families.
(Our produce is also sold separately. Check our blog 
often or call to see what is available and arrange for pick up or delivery.)

 Single (1 to 2 people) $325.00
Family (3 to 5 people) $650.00
 Our Products:
The selection of vegetables will vary from week 
to week based on weather and what is in season. 
Staggered planting schedules allow us to provide 
you with a constant supply of the staples while 
introducing new and unusual varieties to your family.
Variety is the spice of life. This is a sampling of 
some of the vegetables we grow
~ peas ~ asparagus ~ winter squash ~ spinach 
~ garlic ~ pumpkins ~ gourds ~ brussel sprouts 
~ cabbage ~ potatoes ~ radishes ~
~ carrots ~ beets ~ lettuce ~ tomatoes ~ cucumbers 
~ peppers ~ eggplant ~ herbs ~ kale ~ collards 
~ onions ~ broccoli ~ beans ~ swiss chard 
~ summer squash ~

~ artichoke ~ husk ground cherry ~ sweet potato ~
* We grow several specialty varieties within each of 
the seasonal & standard vegetable selections
Other offerings
(not included in CSA orders but can be purchased separately) 
~ Fresh eggs from our friendly chickens 
~ Cut flower bouquets 
~ Early summer and fall raspberries 

Thursday, March 22, 2012

3/22/12  Cilantro is ready!


Pronounced [sih-LAHN-troh] this member of the carrot family is also referred to as Chinese Parsley and Coriander. It is actually the leaves (and stems) of the Coriander plant.
Cilantro has a very pungent odor and is widely used in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian cooking. The Cilantro leaves look a bit like flat Italian parsley and in fact are related.

Medicinal Uses

Coriander is considered an aid to the digestive system. It is an appetite stimulant and aids in the secretion of gastric juices. A poultice of Coriander seed can be applied externally to relieve painful joints and rheumatism. Once source (Herbs & Herb Gardening by Jessica Houdret) said the seeds can be mixed with violets for a remedy for a hangover.

The essential oils of the cilantro leaves contain antibacterial properties and can be used as a fungicide. Coriander seeds is considered to have cholesterol lowering properties.

Culinary Uses

In the Middle East the Cilantro leaves are used in pickles, curries, and chutneys. In Mexico and the Southwestern U.S. it is used in everything from salsas and salads to burritos or meat dishes. The coriander seeds are used in sweets, breads, cakes and to flavor liqueurs.

Cilantro-Lime Rice


  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt to taste


  1. Bring the rice, water, and vegetable broth to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the lime juice, cilantro, and salt; fluff with a fork and serve.

Nutritional Information open nutritional information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 115 | Total Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: < 1mg

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Welcome to our new site, where we will keep you updated with what is abundant on our farm on any given day. We will also provide recipes and nutrition facts and other interesting information.  Check back often!

3/21/12  This beautiful, unseasonable early spring weather is giving us a jump on peas and asparagus.  We will announce their first harvest here!

Currently we have gorgeous mixed salad greens consisting of red and green leaf lettuces and claytonia, which is commonly known as "miners lettuce", heart shaped with a long stem it resembles a variety of sprouts.

As of today, we are sold out of spinach but will have more towards the beginning of next week.

Eggs are $3 per dozen.  Email or call for availability.  Sometimes the chickens lay to order!