Archive for November, 2012

Making Holiday Chocolates… & New Traditions

Making Holiday Chocolates… & New Traditions

0 by / on November 25, 2012, 1:29 am / in Sweet Endings

  Sarah came out with Eden today, and we spent the day making chocolate candies.  Hers will be available for sale sometime in the next couple of weeks (check out her blog, The Sweet Life).  Mine will mostly be consumed more locally… Very Locally!  Sarah sent me two filling recipes to prepare ahead of time, which I’ll be adding to […]

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Giving Thanks: Market Day II

Giving Thanks: Market Day II

0 by / on November 18, 2012, 10:59 pm / in Celebrations, Community, Family, Farming/Gardening

  We wrapped up the 2012 Extended Season just in time for Thanksgiving. Members went home with beets, parsnips, pototoes, onions, Brussels sprouts, kale, an assortment of pumpkins and winter squash, cabbage, peppers, leeks, herbs… I like imagining Fern Creek food in a number of Thanksgiving feasts this week! I have much to be thankful for as we head toward […]

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Pumpking Carving Extravaganza Take II

Pumpking Carving Extravaganza Take II

0 by / on November 5, 2012, 7:57 pm / in Celebrations, Family

 We were a couple days late, but we held our family pumpkin carving event on November 3rd, scheduling it when everybody (except Mark) could be there. We figure 2-year-old Auden and Juniper and 9-month-old Eden will just think of Halloween as a season, rather than a day, kinda like Christmas.  The stores treat it that way already.  Not that I […]

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The Hens’ Thanksgiving Feast

The Hens’ Thanksgiving Feast

0 by / on November 2, 2012, 9:09 pm / in Chickens, Farming/Gardening

One of our farming tasks this time of year is to harvest whatever else we want from the gardens before turning them over to the hens.  We planted a winter garden this year, so will continue to have kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, beets and parsnips, but meanwhile, I harvested the rest of the bell peppers, and beets and […]

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