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How to Freeze Eggs

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 07, 2014   -   By Katie

The winter of 2013/2014 was our first snowy season as chicken owners. I say was with a small amount of sarcasm since the snow just doesn’t seem to want to let go. (The three-foot-deep mounds in our backyard have melted to nothing in some places, but...

Preserving (Freezing) Zucchini

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday July 30, 2013   -   By Katie

Swimming in zucchini? Giving some away to the neighbors seems to be the common cure for an overzealous squash plant. If you’re feeling a bit miserly… or in a positive light, if you wish there was a way to enjoy home-grown zucchini all year round, here’s...

Freezing Asparagus

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday June 05, 2013   -   By Katie

A couple of weeks ago I bought a LOT of asparagus… like 15 pounds. We ate two pounds of it that week and the remainder I’ve saved for the future. (You know, like some January evening when asparagus sounds good for dinner but I refuse to buy food that...

Preserving Herbs, Grilling Tips, Yummy Grilled Piz...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday July 03, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Our family loves to grill and it doesn't matter the season. Neil as well as the boys get the grill fired up winter, spring, summer and fall~ it is respecter of no season! The only difference is the location; in the warm days it's on the patio, in the winter...

"Putting Up" the Harvest

Blog: West Brookfield Farmers Market   -   Monday August 16, 2010   -   By Amy

We all love the abundance of fruit and veggies available to us during the growing season but sometimes it gets overwhelming and we are not sure what to do with it all.  Pickling, canning, and dehydrating foods are the best ways to preserve fruits and...

Canning Irish!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday February 22, 2010   -   By Sonya

The kitchen smells delicious today!  We're getting ready for a big show in Cincinnati this spring: the Cincinnati Fine Food Show on April 17 and 18.  Praline Syrup and  Strawberry Lemonade are already bubbling on the stove.  But we've got a...

What is Lemon Curd?

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday January 13, 2010   -   By Sonya

What is Lemon Curd?  Well, probably the most yummy, buttery, slather it all over your body and lick it off gladly spread!  Does that sound good enough? The ingredients for REALLY good Lemon Curd: butter farm-fresh egg...

Field-Trip to the Farm

Blog: Nella Pasta   -   Wednesday October 28, 2009   -   By Leigh & Rachel

There was a time that Monday meant one thing…. dreading the week ahead. We would arrive at our desks, give a perfunctory “good morning,” change our voicemail, check e-mail…. you know the rest. Not this Monday, nor any other for that matter. Yesterday, Rachel...

Spruce Pine, NC Farmers' Market this Wednesday

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday September 23, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

We had perfect weather at the market today!  It has been rainy for the past few weeks. We are seeing the last of the tomatoes, corn and berries.  Vendors had leeks, onions, pepper, salad mix greens, herbs (and herb teas as well!), LOTS of baked...

Falls' Harvest has begun

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Saturday September 19, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

It seems as though summer and it's bounty is slipping away only to be followed by the Fall Harvest.  It is sad to see one season pass but at the same time it is very exciting to see what the next season will bring! Today we started collecting our pumpkins...

How to Dry Food

Blog: Sweet Harmony Farm   -   Friday September 18, 2009   -   By Mona

In a previous post , I shared info I had found online regarding how to preserve your garden harvest.  I have found another wonderful article for all of you, this time regarding drying your harvest , from one of my all time favorite sources, the...

Easy Ways to Preserve summer's bounty

Blog: Sweet Harmony Farm   -   Saturday September 12, 2009   -   By Mona

The next best thing to eating food fresh from the garden during the summer and fall is having it to eat during those cold winter months.  I found this terrific article on the Farmer's Almanac website regarding preserving those wonderful summertime...

Saving the Harvest

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday September 07, 2009   -   By Emily

On a grey day like this morning, I'm reminded that dreary days in fall and winter won't be far behind.  It gives me extra incentive to put up what I can for those cold months when growing anything that won't fit on a windowsill is impossible.  So the...


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