Summer Chili

Welcome to our niece Casey Perkins, our newest Perkins’ Good Earth Farm employee! Along with beautifying our farm stand, helping customers pick out tasty veggies, and setting up CSA distribution, she’s also trying her hand at writing farm blog posts. Here’s what she has to say about Summer Chili: After a long day of work…

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Fall CSA Week 6 Large Share

Use this spring veggie eating guide to … Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. The most simple way to eat a veggie is to enjoy it raw and unadorned. Dan and I enjoy the…

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As we enter into our Spring CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their spring veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from the bag.…

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scallions(2)

Yesterday at distribution, two farm members–at separate times–asked what to do with the weekly scallions they received in their CSA share. I gave them some ideas, but their question got me thinking–how many other farm members are feeling the same way? Are scallions one of those veggies that sit in your fridge week after week,…

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Over the past 8 months, I’ve been writing about our farm’s experience with biochar.  Here I’d like to offer a different perspective on biochar by sharing a post written by Dordt College graduate Danielle Zuidema, who studied biochar production, soil benefits, and marketing in Nicaragua. Ever since my older sister studied abroad in Belize, I…

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