It snowed—hooray! I know not everyone shares my excitement, and I wouldn’t want to be living in Boston with 95” of snow, but it’s really beautiful! First thing in the morning it’s so pristine and quiet.   It just seems like for those few minutes, the world is a calm and peaceful place and I love ...continue reading

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You might be thinking that strawberry spread is just for toast or peanut and jelly sandwiches but, if you’ve visited our stand at the local Farmer’s Market (Fluvanna, Farmers in the Park, UVA) you’ve heard about lots of other ways to enjoy our Spreads. This post has some edible ideas and some actual recipes. For ...continue reading

A lot has happened on the farm since my last post, so here’s an update on the goats, strawberries, vines and bees. Quizno, our buck,  was happily reunited with the does at the end of the June. Sara says that not only was Quizno elated but the ladies were pretty darn happy to see him, ...continue reading

We had another great day at Williams Sonoma this past Saturday. Erica and her crew, as well as the customers are total foodies, which makes sharing our spreads a pleasure. Once again, we made our turkey, havarti, and spicy strawberry Paninis. These were a big hit last time and we love them, as well.  Also, ...continue reading

Last week, I spent a busy day at Virginia Food Works/Prince Edward Cannery and began the process to sell our fruit spreads commercially.  With the help of Emily Wells, the commercial manager, I finalized my recipes, learned to use the canning equipment, and made test batches of yummy strawberry spread. I went prepared to make ...continue reading