19No matter the season, some of us LOVE beef stew no matter the weather. Well, a few weeks ago we came across a Slow Cooker (or Pressure cooker) recipe for Beef Bourguignon.
The beauty of this recipe is that you can skip the beef, and make a healthier option by substituting the beef for chicken, or eliminating the meat altogether.
The slow cooker recipe takes about 6-9 hours to cook (depending on your High/Low settings), while the pressure cooker version takes about 1-hour to cook. Prep time is approximately 20 minutes for either version. Continue reading Pressure Cooker Crock Pot Beef Bourguignon
We are excited to participate in this year’s Common Bond Maker’s Market!
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and greet with our local community, share recipes, tips, and much more. We’re happy to announce we will have samples of our Greek Kale Salad, as well as beef tomatoes and apple sampling . We anticipate having Kale, Blueberries, Blackberries and Pristine Yellow Apples available for purchase. Continue reading Common Bond Maker’s Market
It is disheartening to hear there has been no improvement in the local bat population.
Report shows no improvement in cave-dwelling bat population
Bats are actually very beneficial. One of our biggest challenges at the farm is fighting pests and protecting our organic crops. Most bats are insectivores and act as a natural pest control. Even one little brown or gray bat can consume over 1,000 mosquitoes in one hour.
Continue reading No Improvement in Bat Population
We are happy to announce that our High Tunnel Addition is
complete! For a majority of 2016 we’ve been building a high tunnel to help us prolong the harvest season.
Adding a high tunnel will allow us to start planting sooner, help keep pests away, and allow us to harvest later into the year.
We will be sharing behind the scenes footage of the structure going up, as well as the amazing new crops we’ll be planting and harvesting during the 2017 season. Continue reading Introducing Our High Tunnel
** UPDATE **
Unfortunately, this month’s Taste the Terroir of Connecticut Honey has been cancelled. Please stay tuned as we announce future events.
The Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Association’s (CT NOFA) mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut. They envision a healthy, organic Connecticut founded on ecologically, socially and economically just principles.
On Saturday, October 15, 2016, CT NOFA will be presenting a guided tasting of Connecticut honeys with Connecticut beekeeper, author and honey sommelier Marina Marchese. Continue reading Taste the Terroir of Connecticut Honey