Near the middle of the fig season, we begin to get a little overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of figs our two trees produce. In addition to jams, preserves, jellies, pies, dried, and frozen… we are now also… getting them drunk! Figs in smooth bourbon with walnuts and lemon zest. I’d like to say there’sContinue reading “Recipe- Drunken Figs”
One of the most exciting things about harvest is the benefit of fresh farm to table ingredients. But its also a challenge, to decide what to do with an overabundant crop. For figs, we have them raw, in salads, with cottage cheese, grilled with honey vinegrette, in pasta, jams, and pie fillings. This year we’reContinue reading “Cooking from the Garden”
Some lovely flowers from our gardens on the farm.
As you’ll see, our farms squash and cucumber are in season, and figs aren’t too far behind.
We have had an influx of caterpillars this season of including some that you’ll see in the pictures below. We have counted this year over eight different species of butterflies so when you come by…keep your eyes out.
We planted flowering onions, milkweed and Dahlias this year… and they are lovely!
Now that May is here… the saying “April showers lead to May flowers” is spot on. We’ve had a number of new and returning flowers at our farm… see below for some of our recently bloomers.