Tips for Teaching Kids about Farm Fresh Foods

As adults, we are conscious of the importance of choosing fresh, nutritious foods. But kids today are frequently bombarded with ads for foods loaded with sugar, chemicals, and unhealthy fats. However, when children understand where food comes from, they can develop...

5 Tips to Help You Prepare More Home-Cooked Meals

It has become all too common to order carry-out or prepare processed food from a box. The cause of this makes complete sense – schedules are busy and there’s so little time to prepare a home cooked meal from scratch – but if you plan accordingly, that busy...

Spring is here!

On March 20th, the Vernal Equinox arrived, it is the marker of Spring in our slice of the world. Some years, Spring shows up and the ground is still covered in snow. The crocus bulbs have barely forced their way through the frozen earth. But this year felt very much...

Food For Happy Thoughts: The Gut-Brain Connection

While the weather is colder, the days are short, and we are stuck inside more, it is not uncommon to be feeling a bit down. There are several effective ways to improve your mood, including taking a short hike outside during daylight hours, practicing meditation, or...

How to get the Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Hard boiled eggs are such a great addition to your meals because they’re a great source of protein, they’re inexpensive, and they can be made ahead of time. Plus, they’re very versatile. You can eat them whole for breakfast, chop them up to add to a...

Happy Trails, 2020 Interns!

Congratulations to our 2020 New Farmer Academy graduates: Becca, Maddie, and India! 2020 was a year of tremendous growth for our beginning farmer internship program, as well as for our interns. Happily, all three of them are planning to return to Countryside next...

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