Author Archives: Sara

recipe

It’s the first of the year (!?!?!). I’m not going to write about farm “goals” today. Instead, I’ll share a new recipe that I tried last night: Middle-Eastern lamb saute with cabbage and Swiss chard. This recipe ticks three farm … Continue reading

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15 minutes of fame for the farm

Ithaca is a hub of all things locavore and farm-y. It’s one of the things we like and appreciate about living here. Many people have heard of the farm-to-table movement by now, but some folks are trying to extend the … Continue reading

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everyone loves cinnamon

This post was originally going to be entitled, “miss(ing) Cinnamon,” because Cinnamon was away and we missed her. But as is usually the case, the farm keeps moving, even if I can’t keep up with it. Three weeks ago–Sunday, December … Continue reading

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not the farm

We just got back from three nights in New York City–Ron’s first trip to the city and the first time I’ve visited as a tourist in many years. It’s definitely not the farm. Of course, we enjoyed seeing exhibits at … Continue reading

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eggs-perimenting with the eggs-periment

I swear this will be the last post with this bad pun. We experimented with the frozen spring eggs experiment. I really didn’t mind the consistency. Ron was less thrilled. So he whirled several bags of frozen hen eggs in … Continue reading

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eggs-periment

We get a lot of eggs from March through May as spring comes on, and the days get longer and warmer. A few hens generally go broody, which means they stop laying for a few days to a few weeks. … Continue reading

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farm thanks giving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, in part because it hasn’t been entirely corrupted by capitalism (yet). At times, though, the gratitude talk gets a bit inauthentic–as if we remember to be grateful one day per year. Having a homestead has … Continue reading

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