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Olive Oil: Your Kitchen's Greatest Asset

Olive oil is a regular staple in our households. We probably should purchase it in bulk at the rate we go through it. In addition to contributing great flavor to many dishes, it also has numerous health benefits that we certainly wouldn’t want to miss out on. Olive Oil and...

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Wrapping Up 2017

Each Fall, our family enjoys a time of harvesting the "fruits" of our labor. This year, we were especially grateful for a bountiful harvest. We are pleased to have some amazing and delicious options for our customers to sample. We hope you will be just as excited and delighted as...

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Our New Year's Resolution

Happy Belated New Year's all! Our sincere apologies for the lapse in writing, but after the busy year and harvest season, we were in much need of some quiet downtime. Lucky for us, we were able to use this downtime to reflect on the past year and start planning for...

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Holy Potatoes! What Do I Do With....?

Happy Fall! Around here, Fall is undeniably our favorite, and most treasured time of year. We finally are able to harvest the "fruits" of our labor and begin to enjoy to most delectable Fall favorites around! Many people this time of year, also tend to ask us the same...

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Eat More Dirt!

As a kid, I fondly remember playing outside, day after day in the summer months, while my Nana watched on. She smiled as I would use my mother's old pots and pans, pretending to create some masterful dish in my "outdoor kitchen" I would make mud pies and serve...

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Weeds-Friend or Foe?

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Any home gardener or farmer can understand and appreciate the never-ending battle with weeds. Every Spring, we plant tiny little seeds and nurture them over the next several weeks. They emerge from the...

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From the Ground Up!

Dan + Shay definitely got it right...or at least started on the right track! Everybody always asks us how we are able to produce such flavorful crops. The answer is simple-start from the ground up...the soil actually.  How many of you have heard the phrase "You get out what...

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Fast and Easy Onion Jam

Here's a recipe we love to share with friends and family around the holidays. It's super fast and delicious, sure to turn a few heads at first! Pour it over a block of cream cheese and a serve with your favorite crackers. As always we recommend Hobbit Hole Onions! Ingredients...

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So God Made a Farmer

And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer. God said, "I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, work all day in the fields, milk cows again, eat supper and then go...

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Are GMOs Making Us Fat?!

Okay bare with me a minute. I know we are supposed to be in love with and accepting of our bodies the way they are and shouldn't be throwing around the word fat and the like. However, many of these campaigns aimed at convincing us that even though our...

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Purging the Pantry

Hello all! So after writing my last few posts I decided that while I was challenging you all to look through your pantry, I should make the effort to purge my own. Let me admit, it is not going very well. I cannot believe how much food I have...

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"Natural" is.... "Natural"...is.... "Natural"?

This post, I have to admit, is actually inspired by a close friend of mine. I had lunch this week with a like-minded friend, who at the beginning of the year decided to challenge herself to a vegan diet. She also happens to be a nutrition major. Therefore we spent...

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GMOs and the Human Body

In the first post introducing GMOs, I mentioned that they have been around since 1996, when they were introduced to the public. Ever since we have been ingesting these in many forms. The most common of these is corn, soy, and canola. Before delving into this post I would...

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Food for Thought: An Introduction to GMOs

When you hear GMO what comes to mind? What do you picture? What does GMO even stand for? Is this dangerous? How much GMO am I taking in everyday? What IS a GMO? All of these sometimes overwhelming questions have probably crossed your mind at least once if not several...

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What You Probably Didn't Know About Carrots

Did you know that carrots were originally purple, or even black? That's right! That tasty orange carrot you're munching on is a relative newcomer to the cullinary stage,  showing en masse about 4600 years after carrots were first written of. Carrots are thought to have originated in Middle Asia...

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Why we love Garlic

Love it or leave it......Seems to be a common theme when discussing one of our favorites, the small but mighty garlic plant. Certainly most everyone knows the characteristic aroma of raw and roasted garlic, but what do we really know about the certain health benefits garlic can provide to...

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