Farm Blog

Classic Ukrainian Borscht

      Ingredients:   STOCK   1 1/2 lbs beef short rib 1 lb pork ribs 2 beef bones with marrow 3 quarts water 1 carrot peeled 2 medium parsnips peeled 1 stalk celery & leaves salt tied in a cheesecloth bag (3 dill sprigs, 3 parsley sprigs, 4 bay leaves, and 10 peppercorns )   SOUP   2 large beets baked (about 1 1/4 pounds) 4 medium boiling potatoes peeled and... Continue Reading →

At War With Slugs

For the first time ever, I have encountered slugs in our greenhouse. Regular visits to the nursery and trial plots during the growing season allow us to keep a good check on the plants,  pest problems and potential crop failures. Most days, we can enjoy the solitude in nature, but every once and awhile we... Continue Reading →

Healthy Home Made Granola

Submitted by Michelle Forrester My friend and frugal living guru Dorothy gave me a recipe for home made granola and I am in love. Dorothy said making your own granola was easy and so much healthier than out of a box because you get to control how much sugar is in it. It is now my... Continue Reading →

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