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Chicken Tortilla Soup

This hearty chicken soup is the one to choose when you get a little bit bored with your standard chicken soup options. Tomato is a great wake-up for your palette and you can easily add your own customization to suit your tastes. The stock can easily be made in an Instant Pot then strained to…
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What? No Turkeys?!

In a year where we were promised a return to “normal,” Jake and I found ourselves faced with making some difficult decisions. As chronicled in the newsletter and on social media, we had a challenging season in 2020 with our hatchery shipping us extra turkeys earlier in the season instead of fewer birds later in…
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What’s Your Shopping Style?

Are you a Farmers’ Market Shopper ? There are many advantages to shopping at farmers’ markets. Some of these include: You can see everything! We’ll always show you various size options to help you find the right fit. You’ll also be able to see how our products are packed, how cuts are marbled and the…
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Less Plastic & Loving It!

As a child, I distinctly remember school assignments that challenged us to re-use some plastic found in our house. I can vividly recall making a bird feeder by cutting openings into a soda bottle, weaving rag rugs from old clothes and making compost which I bagged and brought to school for show and tell. It’s…
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Crumb Top or Not: Our two favorite muffins

Muffins were always a huge treat growing up and they still are! Getting up early to mix these and bake for breakfast does take a bit of planning. Jake is the baker in our household and so when he makes these, it is always appreciated! Our favorite way to eat these are with generous curls…
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What’s in Season?

What’s in season now? and what’s to come? Each year we reflect on our goal to raise enough of each of our products to provide them to you on a year-round basis. Our “what’s in season” infographic, above is a visual representation of that goal. In the winter, we review what you purchased, how much…
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Gyoza Inspired Meatballs & Scallion Pancakes

When we see the first scallions of the season at farmers’ market, it is time for this dynamic duo! These two recipes combine for a delicious meal designed to enliven your meal planning. We use a pound each of pork & beef to make a double batch of these meatballs. If that feels like a…
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From Overwhelm to Opportunity- 2020 in Retrospect

After 3 weeks of lambing, I’m are feeling good about the lambs and a bit tired too (I blame day savings time!) I can recall somewhat hazily, feeling similarly a year ago when we decided to pull out of winter market entirely and instead offer pick-up at the farm. I can vividly recall my sense…
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News of the Farm 3.2.21

In the past 6 days we’ve welcomed more than 20 new lambs! Here are a few photos of the new arrivals so far, stay tuned as more will be added throughout lambing season.

Broth + Barley = A simple equation with loads of yummy possibilities

This barley soup has become one of our “go-to” soups this winter. Of all the options, our favorite is to make it with lamb bones because of the mellow, almost sweet flavor they add. Abby makes it in the Instant Pot, and the first step is to cook the bones on the soup setting (high…
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