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When customers can sample the goods, revenue goes up
Last year at my local farmer’s market, one of the vendors was selling jars of homemade sauerkraut. Normally I would have passed by this booth, but they were offering samples. I tried it, liked...
It's not hard to pull professional-looking loaves out of the oven
When I was little, we would often visit an elderly lady who was a dear friend of our family. What I remember most about her place was the smell – there was always a loaf of bread baking in the...
We were so inspired by the impressive Crumptown Farm produce that we came up with some recipes to put all those fresh veggies to use. Try out these 10 recipes with various vegetables thrown in.
What’s better than chocolate candy or chocolate chip cookies? Combining them together, of course!
I never met chocolate I didn’t like. Or chocolate chip cookies, for that matter. I found a recipe from our sister publication, Better Homes and Gardens, for chocolate chip cookie dough truffles...
Farmers touch our lives every day
Years ago either you grew your own food or knew the people who did. Most Americans today are disconnected to their food suppliers, and may even believe it starts at the grocery store. The...
There's power in numbers
Marketing and selling products grown on a small farm can be a challenge. Forming a cooperative is a way to join forces and accomplish what you can’t do alone. Done right, the economics benefit...
If you're nuts about peanut butter, why not make it yourself?
Peanut butter is a staple food at my house. My kids can go through a large jar of it in a week. One of these days, I'm going to try to make my own nut butter. Lynn Blanchard is the director...
Ring in the New Year with these party-worthy finger-foods and drinks! Cheers!
These belly-warming breakfasts are assembled a day ahead of time, so they're perfect for holidays, lazy weekends, and busy school days. You can relax knowing breakfast is ready!
Lance created a unique you-pick reservation system for his berry customers
Lance and Elizabeth Chastain bought their acreage near Sedan, Kansas because they thought the meadows and timberland were pretty, and it would make a fine recreational area for family and friends....