Category Archives: Food and Gardening

Soup Recipes!

s requested, here are the recipes for the vegetarian soups served at Bouja for the Barn this year. (Not sure why haven’t done this every Bouja)  I will not publish the Bouja recipe, in part to protect our endeavor, but also because after … Continue reading

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The Honey Wagon

hat’s what some call a manure truck.  Our lack of animals at the farm the last ten years plus our continued heavy gardening has brought us up against some soil depletion.  My dad had asked me to keep my ear to … Continue reading

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Get those carrots out of the ground before it freezes!!

y friends, Aremy and Larissa and their wee ones, came to help excavate the carrots from the garden yesterday.  The carrots did quite well this year, there will be plenty for our Bouja fundraiser.  My mom washed them en masse … Continue reading

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Here’s Something Strange…

  his is an image of what precipitates out of our grape juice after we can it. It feels as hard as nails, but breaks apart into gritty granules if you chomp on it with your teeth. Any scientific types … Continue reading

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Black Raspberries

hese buggers became ripe the last week also.

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It’s another Chicken Summer

e’ve been raising meat chickens every other summer, and last summer was our summer off.  This year, my wily brother-in-law convinced my folks to try a new breed.  They are called Freedom Rangers (oh my!) and we got them through … Continue reading

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The Harvest Begins….

oday, Mom and I picked beans for the first time and filled 2 five gallon pails!

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