22
Jun

Week 4 Farm & C.S.A. Update!

Dear C.S.A members, Another week is here, which means more veggies. The summer squash are in and we picked them gourmet in size. I hope you enjoy these. They are excellent. We are also starting to pick zucchini as well. Everything in the garden is growing well. The broccoli that you receive is a short …

15
Jun

Week 3 C.S.A. & Farm Update

Hello,   I hope everyone has had a great week despite the oppressive heat. It actually feels like I remember the Iowa summers being. Nonetheless it is another great week for veggies. Excessive heat makes the veggies explode with growth. The Kohlrabi are just coming into size and this is the first week for them. …

8
Jun

Week 2 C.S.A. & Farm Update!

Dear C.S.A. Members,   Week 2 is upon us, and a hot and dry one it was. The veggies look great as usualJ I have been using the irrigation system regularly. Each row on the farm has a water line so we can give them a drink when it is super hot. This heat creates …

1
Jun

Week 1 C.S.A. 2017 and Farm Update

Welcome CSA Members 2017,   I would like to thank everyone again for signing up for the C.S.A. We are officially kicking off the program this week!!!! It is going to be a great year and everything looks incredible. If you have not taken the chance to come to the farm we would love to …

8
Feb

Farm Update

Farm Update 1.2 Hello! Thanks to the many of you that have signed up for our C.S.A. program thus far. We are thankful and grateful!  We will stop accepting memberships when we reach 100 or May 15th; whichever comes first.  We are very excited for this year to start!  Currently at the farm we have …

23
Jan

C.S.A. & Farm Customers 2017 Updates

Hello, 2017 Already! Time flies. I hope all of you had a wonderful Holiday season and New Year. My wife and I recently found out we are having another baby boy. This is exciting news. The farm continues to change and grow in ways I never knew it could. It always seems to adapt to …

1
Sep

Jalapeno Dip

Jalapeno Dip Looking for a way to utilize those Jalapenos & Banana Peppers. Look no further; try this simple yet tasty recipe. Ingredients: 2 8 ounces packages of cream cheese 1cup sour cream 4 ounces chopped Jalapeno’s 4 ounces chopped Banana Pepper’s 1 ounce package of dry ranch mix 1 8 ounce package shredded cheese …

1
Sep

Week 14 C.S.A. Menu

C.S.A Community, Week 14 is here and what a beautiful week it is. I love this time of year when we have these cool cloudless days. This week has been a busy one, and we hope you enjoy the bounty we have picked. If you are struggling with what to do with the pie pumpkin, …

25
Aug

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients 1 pints cherry tomatoes Good olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 20 fresh basil leaves, chopped or julienned Sea salt Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toss the tomatoes lightly with olive oil on a sheet pan. Spread them out into one layer and sprinkle generously with kosher salt and …

25
Aug

Pumpkin Butter Recipe Suggestion

4 – 4.5 cups fresh pumpkin puree (made from ~3.8 pound sugar pumpkin) 1/4 cup sweet apple cider or apple juice, more if needed 1 cup Sucanat (or brown sugar, unpacked) 3-4 tbsp pure maple syrup, to taste 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp fresh lemon juice (enhances flavor and helps …