Butterworks Farm

Dry Beans: Toiling in the Fields

Dry beans have been cultivated by all the agricultural tribes of this nation and were quickly adopted by European colonists and spread to other regions of the world.

Preserving an Essential Piece of the Local Food Web

Preserving an Essential Piece of the Local Food Web

Fermenting foods has long been an important technique for extending the life of foods well beyond their harvest season. Otherwise, as humans, we would have very little to eat in the winter and probably suffer from unpleasant nutritional deficiencies like scurvy.

Processing Wheat Into Flour Locally

Processing Wheat Flour Locally

A farmer grows wheat, harvests it, then his wife mills some up into flour and proceeds to sell it. Revolutionary right?

Know Your Butcher

Know Your Butcher

Once an animal is slaughtered for meat, where does it go, and who ends up cutting up the meat we may see in a grocery store? The answer may not be quite so clear cut.