Tag: Organic

The changeover

The changeover

We are approaching the end line for our current president’s tenure and as such some are lamenting the loss of such a talented and charismatic leader.  Others will hold their breath and wait to see where the next administration will take us, and still others […]

CSA Season

CSA Season

In 1990 our brother Dan started a small organic farm in Washington, CT.  The first things he did were buy a dog; a Redbone Coonhound named Otis, and he start a CSA.  The plan was to engage with a group of friends and neighbors, get […]

September Harvest

The fields are raining tomatoes and in the distance the sunflowers dance like an agrarian Martha Graham piece.  This is simply the best time to be at the farm despite the fact that most of the crew has left for school, and the days are […]

Happening in the Hills

Happening in the Hills

A nice piece by a Litchfield County Blog “HappeningintheHills.com” Nice, pictures, too! P is for Proven, Q is for Quality

Washington Depot Farmers Market

Washington Depot Farmers Market

Located in the center of town, this market runs from June through November.  10am to 1pm.

New Haven – Wooster Square

New Haven – Wooster Square

One of the best markets in the state, Waldingfield attends this Saturday market at New havens Wooster Square all year round.  Even in the cold weather the crowds are usually large and the quality and range of the venders is unmatched by most markets in […]

Collards

Collards

Once you try our collards you may never eat spinach again.  Solid green, baby, solid. Champion: An All-South player before a seven player deal in 1995 brought him to unfamiliar waters in the Northeast. Rarely performs until fall, but usually stuns the crowd with bursts […]

Carrots

Carrots

We have had mixed success the past few years with our carrot crop but look for a strong rebound in 2012! Good for the eyes… Availability: Beginning in July Carrots are good. Carrots are great. Eat your carrots for goodness sake. Dragon: Did Peter, Paul, […]

Cabbage

Cabbage

Sweet and delicious, the cabbage remains one of the farm crew favorites.  Slaw anyone? Columbia: This cabbage actually went to Harvard, and the ironic thing is that this cabbage head is green. Regal Red: Bright purplish-red colored leaves add numerous possibilities in the kitchen. Availability: […]

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

Ah, the brusel sprout.  That wee cabbage with the sweet finish of the hard frost.  Love, love, love the sprout!

Broccoli Raab

Broccoli Raab

Whether you call it Raab or Cime de Rapa, we have always loved the amazing flavor of this wilder version of Broccoli.  We also enjoy the flowers when the plant has gone to seed.  Absolutely delicious in a salad or chopped fresh over some pasta […]

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The tomato, the love apple, the fruit of the gods…. As you can tell, we love our tomatoes! Each year we try to introduce new varieties to the menu but we also make sure to always have the classics.  Brandywine, Green Zebra, Cherokee. The tomato […]

Beets

Beets

Beets are one crop we will be focusing on more carefully in 2012.  some swear they have healing powers. Who knew? Bulls Blood: The juice from this beet is used to make the only red food coloring by Swedish law. That really is true. Would […]

Protect Future Generations

Protect Future Generations

Children receive four times the exposure than an adult to at least eight widely used cancer-causing pesticides in food. The food choices you make now will impact your child’s health in the future.