Category Archives: On the Farm

Quick springtime side dishes

With CSA harvests up and running, dinners are getting easy again. Here are two easy sides I made to go with roasted chicken. Basically, add any protein and grain, and you are set. Steamed or sauteed Asian spinach. I used … Continue reading

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What’s Growing On

The farm is brimming with things to eat. Spring crops are ready to harvest and summer crops are planted and growing. In late May, everything is in its place. Let’s take a walk through the garden. To continue reading… https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/lifestyle/home_and_garden/on-the-farm-what-s-growing-on/article_7e715aa2-22ec-55d5-a232-8b80829b472e.html … Continue reading

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Puppy Blog Week 1: Meet Kenai

OK, so here is the deal. I am going to write a blog for one month. We just got an English Shepherd puppy. His name is Kenai. He is 8 weeks old and he is painfully cute. No literally. He … Continue reading

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Drying Culinary Herbs

As the air starts to chill, I am preserving the last crops of the season. In the summer, I freeze tomatoes, zucchini, and basil pesto. In the fall, I dry peppers, garlic, and herbs. My herb garden is brimming with … Continue reading

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With a little help from our friends

      Last week sure was windy! It ripped the skin right off our hoophouse! In a big wind, the plastic ripped off and flipped off the roof just like a huge page in a book might turn. In … Continue reading

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Seedling Salad

  The hoophouse is chock full of seedling trays for the upcoming CSA season–kale, chard, kohlrabi, lettuce (three kinds), broccoli, cabbage, chinese cabbage. What else? Peppers and eggplant (4-5 kinds each), tomatoes (15 varieties!), basil and other herbs. And more! … Continue reading

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My new hat

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Sweet sweet potato dig day

    It was a beautiful day for a sweet potato dig! The loose cool soil felt so good in between my fingers as a gathered the sweets. Thanks to all who participated in the dig today! We really appreciate … Continue reading

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Interns, old and new

Celebrating our interns, old and new, this week! Here on the left are Neda and Alexa, University of Maryland student interns this summer. Neda just graduated and is heading to Arizona for a masters program in Sustainability. Alexa continues her … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Slip

Sweet Potato and Slip Sweet Potato Slips  Thank you to all who came out and helped plant the sweet potato patch. We really appreciate your efforts! I wish I took more pictures of people helping, but we were so busy, … Continue reading

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