Category Archives: Cooking

Pizza Night Wednesday January 15 – 6 o’ clock

Come to the farm for pizza night. We have a farmer who is experienced at cooking pizzas in a wood fired oven here, so we are doing it ! Another week of it. Come if you like, bring toppings and … Continue reading

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Stone Soup -cooking from the garden, whatever the season

I’m afraid I’m quite boring in my use of spices, although most of the spices I use come straight from the garden. My husband and kids don’t like spicy food much or strange herbs, even curries. So my standby is … Continue reading

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Happy Life in the Country

New Years Day working in the garden. So much garden work to do at this time of the year. I’m pruning deciduous trees and shrubs, fruit trees, roses, hydrangeas, fushias. Cutting back perennials. Transplanting or planting out new plants. I … Continue reading

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The Calif. Food Act Has Passed !

the California Homemade Food Act, was signed into law today. The California Homemade Food Act legalizes the sale of homemade, “non-potentially hazardous” foods by creating a two-tier system of “cottage food operations” based upon the point of sale. Having captured … Continue reading

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Putting Up Tomatoes

I had One day to relax after cooking for twenty two people all local food three meals a day. The cob workshop was fun here, but exhausting. So what happens the next week ? My husband shows up with twelve … Continue reading

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Rural farming

Rural farming The economies of farming kept eluding me till I realize again and again that it’s not about financial returns, making lots of money, or what seems a fair wage for my hours. Instead it’s about quality of life, … Continue reading

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Food For A Community

Today, reading and thinking about rural cultures that still have an agricultural base. Where local food is produced by small farms and you can buy and eat seasonal vegetables, fruit and even meat and local dairy products . Where a … Continue reading

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