Category Archives: Garden

First Harvest of 2016…Small, but the First!

Yes, it’s just herbs, but it’s still a harvest and we’re excited! Matt is browning some local Hanisch Farms chicken thighs and local bacon. Then, we’ll roast those in the oven with some organic vegetables (carrots, potatoes, celery, mushrooms, garlic, … Continue reading

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It’s Official…We’re On Our Way Toward Spring!

First flower of 2016!

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Best Sunset View

The peacock clearly knows the best spot to watch an evening sunset…

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What should we do with 250 pounds of tomatoes?

We ran out of time Friday night, and could only harvest about 80 pounds of tomatoes. Thanks to everyone who bought them at market. We sold out and hope you all enjoy them! Knowing there were a lot of ripe … Continue reading

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Process, Process, Process.

We’re always encouraging folks to get more than they think they need and then process it for later. Make a double batch of Chicken/Turkey Chard Chili ( and freeze some of it, get 6 extra ears of corn and freeze … Continue reading

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A Daizy in the Rhubarb

My niece, Daizy, and nephew, Diesel, are here for the Memorial Day weekend. While Diesel napped yesterday afternoon, Daizy helped her G-Ma harvest rhubarb for market. It’s fun to see this little sweetheart running around the farm, helping harvest and … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Update

We’re well into July and the heat has finally arrived. We’ve been really lucky this year as we’ve received a nice amount of rain. But now, it’s time to water…and water we will. The picture above shows the final bit … Continue reading

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(drum roll please) The good news is…

Those of you who read my farmers market email already know that B and G was hit with a pretty hard frost on Wednesday night. Even with many items covered, Matt felt the loss was substantial to the eggplant, peppers, … Continue reading

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Grits n’ Greens Casserole (& grapes at the farm)

Two Wednesdays ago we had dinner with Susan and Jack,¬†some family from California. I took up the Zucchini Salad recipe I’ve been raving about. We also had sliced tomatoes, fresh walleye, and Grits n’ Greens Casserole. For dessert we had … Continue reading

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Sunday Garden Dinner

It’s been a couple weeks now,¬† but one Sunday morning when Matt and I were enjoying breakfast together we started discussing dinner. We do this a lot, simply because we might have to start thawing a chicken, or begin a … Continue reading

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