Basic Bread

Basic Bread 

This recipe will take time and patience!

Makes two loaves.
Total Rising Time: 2 1/2 Hours


2 1/2 tsp. of active dry yeast
2 Cups warm water
1/4 Cup of sugar
1 1/2 tsp. Fine sea salt
2 1/2 Tbs. Olive Oil
6 Cups of Flour

Grab yourself an apron, things can get messy.

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This is a fast recipe that is easy to keep warm when hungry tummies come filtering in and out of the house. It goes good with cornbread or crackers.

We hope you love this recipe as much as we do.

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All Hamburger is NOT Created Equally

All Hamburger is Not Created Equally 

For your health, it is best to know where your meat comes from. Did you know one hamburger readily available to you might come from many different cows? Ground beef is usually a mixture of meat from different cows. The meat that is mixed into burger could be coming from multiple cows all over the country. This definitely raises the risk for contamination of E. coli and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.


Source: Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013 

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Cucumber Sauce


Our Simple Family Cucumber Sauce


This is a summer favorite on the farm. After a long hard working day, we love to add this recipe to any meal.

The cucumbers come fresh from our hoop house, making it even more delightful.

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Making Syrup

Maple syrup was being made on this farm back in the 1800’s. So, five years ago we decided to give it a try. It’s a very fun process, and we’ve learned a lot along the way. Unfortunately, this year has been tough for syrup making. It has been too warm for the processes and we had to battle the bugs. We may not have as much syrup as we were hoping, but we have enough to last us another year. Read More


Let me just say that I am currently procrastinating by doing other work. OoopsI’d much rather write a post for you, than a paper for class. I think you understand.

Our business is growing and we like to keep you updated and informed about what we do. A few days ago I realized we haven’t talked much about our pork. How could we neglect such an important thing? I’m here to fix that mistake. Read More

Return of the Beef!

The time has come! This is like a special celebration, the day we pick up our meat from the processor. We arrived home and were excited to again have a freezer full of options.

Being farmers, who raise beef cattle, you would think we would never run out of meat. Sadly, the unfortunate event happened and our freezer was void of beef.

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