Starting a Community Farmers Market

Taking the Show on the Road This is the first in an ongoing series of posts; Heather Jones shares her first-hand experiences as she attempts to bring a farmer’s market to her small rural community of Woodbine, New Jersey. “I don’t know how you do it” is a common phrase I hear and sometimes I […]

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Small Batch Strawberry Jam Recipe

This strawberry jam recipe calls for smaller amounts of fruit and sugar. Cooking in a wide pan speeds up the gelling process, no pectin is needed.

Are you Local or Organic?

This is a conversation or question if you will that doesn’t seem to be going away and honestly it shouldn’t. However, it seems that with the re-opening of the various farmers markets across the country and peak growing season underway individuals are once again thinking more about what’s best for themselves and families food wise. […]


Making Cheese at Home

Having done so well with my butter making you can only guess what was next. I decided to tackle the next best thing, Neufchâtel cheese.


Making a Better Butter

I really do love butter. A crusty baguette with creamy European style butter is one of my favorite snacks.