A Long, Slow Game

A Long, Slow Game

On Saturday, I was walking around the fields admiring the amount we’d already gotten into cover crop and feeling so good about the fact that we hadn’t double cropped very much land—that is, planted successive crops on the same land within the same...
Fall Cleaning

Fall Cleaning

Every May, you will often hear people talk about the importance of a good “spring cleaning”. At the farm, however, spring cleaning doesn’t really make sense since it is the time when we are pulling out everything we need to begin our season. Instead, we spend a...
Food as Care

Food as Care

I am a huge fan of the new Splendid Table host, Francis Lam. He brings a fresh perspective to a podcast/radio show that I’ve always loved. Today, I listened while I batch-cooked two casseroles and some roasted delicata squash for our meals this week, and I was...
Don’t Miss These Announcements!

Don’t Miss These Announcements!

Heads up on this week’s honey sale, our annual Early Bird summer share deal, one last note about the PYO flower garden, and one of my favorite ways to eat green tomatoes: Honey For Sale This Week Arthur, who keeps bees here at Stearns and around this area,...
Being Present

Being Present

As the summer comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on the importance of being present and taking notice of the little things. I always feel like the second half of the year goes by faster than the first. Settled into a comfortable routine, my days at the farm...
Shifting to Fall

Shifting to Fall

Hello, all! School buses are out and about again, academic calendar levels of traffic are here to stay until next June, there is a tinge of yellow in the fields, and peak tomato season is coming to a close. It’s September. This is our 12th week of CSA pick up...