Posts Tagged ‘farmers’

14Aug2017

She’s Pissed at Pesto

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She's Pissed at Pesto

There was so much to love about dinner tonight; free-range grilled chicken with rosemary and slices of lemon, Purple potatoes, baby fennel, colorful carrots, even baby artichokes simmered in vegetable broth, then grilled to perfection. But who gets all the attention? That’s right, the pesto. There were even artichokes in the pesto, but like the Read More

31Dec2013

2013 – Year of the Veggie!

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2013 - Year of the Veggie!

As we look towards the New Year ahead, we here at Half Pint Farm have been recapping the food trends we took note of all year, and, as we pour ourselves some cleansing green tea in the preamble to a night of celebration, let’s look back on the foodie trends of 2013, which were super inspiring and a lot of fun! Read More

7May2011

Renewal: Spring, Soul and Friendships

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Renewal: Spring, Soul and Friendships

They say Spring is a time of renewal – but for us this year, Spring has been a time of uncertainty, potential destruction, stress, lifting of our souls, and renewing friendships. Read More

9Apr2011

Inspiring Group Effort, Always

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Inspiring Group Effort, Always

There are many things I love about farming in the Intervale, and the most poignant reason was made undeniably clear to me on March 7th. That was the day our cooperatively owned greenhouses were under stress of the last huge snowstorm we had this winter. They were all in danger of collapsing, and we received a mass text from one of our fellow farmers that we all needed to get down there ASAP to shovel off the remaining houses… Read More

14Feb2011

On Love, Support

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On Love, Support

As I write this, one of my agricultural heroes, Wendell Berry is conducting a sit-in at the Governor’s office in Kentucky that they are calling Kentucky Rising. He, along with thirteen fellow Kentuckians are demanding the end to mountaintop removal mining. As Berry stated in his written statement, “…our protest is against methods of mining that are abusive. We do not oppose mining per se. Our purpose is to protect our land and water. And we most certainly bear no ill will against those who work in mines.” The problems of mountaintop removal mining are myriad… Read More