Monthly Archives: January 2010

1st Farm Conference

Bay Branch Farm recently registered to attend the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s (OEFFA) annual conference, Growing with Integrity, Eating with Intention. The conference features Joel Salatin as keynote…we’ve read about him (even read some of his books), seen him in several movies about sustainable farming and now we are going to see him […]

More Farm Planning

Just when I thought planning was going well for the season, I start hearing about others who have already started their seeds indoors and already know what they are planting, when and where! Geez….well, we may be a couple weeks behind, but this is lighting a fire under us. My sister gave us the best […]

Pining for Summer

Have you ever had a memory triggered by a smell? Well, that’s what happened to me today when I ate a salad that had strawberries in it. Not sure where they came from, but guessing they are not from around these parts….not this time of year anyway. But, the smell….ah, it brought back memories and […]

Claire's Restaurant – Seasonal and Local Food

Last week we enjoyed a tasty, seasonal meal at Claire’s Restaurant in Hardwick, VT. Given the landscape is covered with snow, it’s hard to believe there is much available locally, but this restaurant stays true to the seasons and to what it can find in the region. This includes chicken, steak, and pork chops, but […]