Rosh Hashanah and the Bees

Well my tech free summer is over so I hope to return to this blog and I hope some of my readers are still with me. We are harvesting winter squash and fall greens and getting ready to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. I want to share a new piece I have...

Crimson Clover and an Article

It is finally spring on the farm and things are moving really fast right now. We are starting our CSA shortly, asparagus and lettuce are coming in and crimson clover is turning the fields red with flowers. Crimson clover is a cover crop that helps feed the soil by fixing...

Happy End of Passover

Today, I was happy to get the children down to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum today to say goodbye to the dinosaur hall before it is closed for renovation fort 5 years — a span of time unimaginable to my 4 year old.  We managed to tear through millions of...

A Toast to Spring on the Farm

I have a new piece up today over at Jewish Food Experience, a new online Jewish Food magazine based in DC with lots of great material and recipes. I will contribute one piece a month to the site related to farm life and food. You can jump over to read...

Purim is Coming: My Hamantaschen Wrap Up

This year I was determined to find my own “house” hamantaschen recipe because it seems every Purim I go searching through my cookbooks and Google and I have never come up with a recipe that I love.  I was looking for something bakery style with a thick cookie crust. So...

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