Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bertha – on the road

Since we purchased the Grillo Tractor with the Berta Rotary Plow attachment (now affectionately known as Bertha), we’ve been contemplating how we can use this to help other small farmers, while at the same time generating income for our farm venture to keep it sustainable. One idea is to turn the plow into a service […]

Applesauce Recipe

It’s fall and that means apples. Applesauce, apple crisp, apple pancakes….Yesterday we boiled the apples for applesauce. Applesauce Recipe Makes about 10 quarts lots of apples – we filled a 12 qt. pan and half of an 8 qt. pan (sorry….we didn’t weigh before hand) cinnamon – 2 tbs. water Wash and cut the apples. […]


Have you ever planted something and then just kind of left it, thinking maybe that will grow, maybe not…..Well, that’s what happened when we planted sweet potatoes. The vines went crazy. Still, we weren’t sure what to expect since we hadn’t grown sweet potatoes before. Pulling up the vine led us to a few exposed […]