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White House-worthy Chili

July always brings an expected list of summer highlights: the pile-up of zucchini on the counter, late-night pickling festivities, keeping cool with ice cream and accompanying your kid to a White House state dinner.

Kale: It’s Not Just for Salads
Kale: It’s Not Just for Salads

The T-shirt says it all: Eat More Kale. Between soaks and hikes at Breitenbush Hot Springs, we kept crossing paths with Chad, a community member on the food-service team who regularly turned out delicious vegetarian meals.

Help! We’re Drowning in Kale!
Help! We’re Drowning in Kale!

Our freshly harvested kale sits in a bucket on the kitchen counter, just as the day before and the day before that. Actually, every day this week, we’ve needed to pick this prolific green, which we’re growing for the first time.

Key Lime Pie in a Glass
Key Lime Pie in a Glass

We’re still drawing culinary inspiration from our jaunt to the Florida Keys this past winter, and when Lisa saw fresh key limes at our local grocery store, the timing was perfect to bring the taste of the tropics to the farmstead.

Organic French Silk Cake
Organic French Silk Cake

After our hike through ancient pine forests at the Gathering Waters’ Land Legacy Gathering and delicious spinach taquitos prepared by Enos Farms for enjoyment after, we couldn’t miss out on treating ourselves to the decadent French silk cake.

Pork Chops—Hold the Applesauce
Pork Chops—Hold the Applesauce

Forget the applesauce. You don’t need it with these Brandy Apple Pork Chops, a recipe from Islamorada’s Island Grill in the Florida Keys.

For Wisconsin-style BBQ, <br />Just Add Beer
For Wisconsin-style BBQ,
Just Add Beer

As the spring rains subsided and temperatures warmed up this week, we finally got all our growing fields planted here on the farm. This weekend, we’ll celebrate by firing up the grill!