Grandma French’s Hand-Pies

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When I was little, I spent many summers visiting my grandparents on their farm in Michigan about a third of the way up the western side of the state right…

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Yesterday was the first Christmas Market at the Farm. Truthfully, I did try a Christmas in the Country Market a few years ago, before our chef, before Netflix. I had…

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Healthy Eating

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It finally feels like summer. Everything is growing and lush. I’m noticing too, the days already getting shorter. How does that happen so quickly? A wonderful part of my summer…

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Bread and Jam
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Bread and Jam

My grandparents lived in the small community of Shelby, Michigan just near the coast of Lake Michigan. They had a one hundred acre farm perched on a small hill with…

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Last-Minute Gatherings

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How did we get here? I found myself pondering this less than existential question while looking out the window this morning at the blowing snow. There’s no doubt about it,…

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Farm Flowers and Soup

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How do these things go together particularly in the fall? Easily. Have a workshop making beautiful arrangements or wreaths out of the last of the garden flowers and farm fauna…

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Friendship, Inspiration and Slow Food

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  I have a great friend, Betsy. We grew up together in our small town in Vermont, Brattleboro. We became friends in high school but later found out that we…

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