Snow and Thunder

While snow in May isn’t too uncommon in VT it always seems to catch us by surprise. Waking up to a winter wonderland this past week was surreal. No plants or seedlings were harmed by the cold weather, in fact snow after the ground has thawed is very beneficial since it contains amounts of nitrogen….

Spring Volunteers

A group of students from Truthville Christian Academy in Grandville, NY visited the farm and helped out tremendously this month! We planted over 600ft of potatoes, manured and weeded several hundred feet of beds and spread chips on the paths in both greenhouses and strawberry beds! They were an awesome help! Thanks everyone!

Planting Helpers

A number of people of busy planting an transplanting on the farm! Here are a few of the hands hard at work!

Apple Raspberry Oat Crumble

Apples and Raspberries make a wonderful combination! Enjoy fall’s best flavors! Topping Ingredients: • 1 cup oat flour • 1 cup packed light or dark brown sugar • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats • 1/2 cup sliced or slivered almonds • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1/4 teaspoon salt…

Acorn Squash Fondue

This recipe calls for roasting the squash, but I have also tried it in the crock pot (pictured) which works. Just cook on high for 3 hours. Ingredients • 2 Acorn Squash (cut in half crosswise, seeds removed) • 2 tablespoons Butter • 2 Leeks (white and light green parts, finely chopped) • 1/4 cup…

Morning Camp 2018

This summer a week-long morning camp for pre-schoolers was held at the Abundance Acres Pavilion. The kids enjoyed stories, arts and crafts, songs and games in the field. Despite the rain showers fun was had by all. Enjoy these pictures as a recap of the time!

SERVE Visit Abundance Acres 2018

SERVE visited and worked at Abundance Acres this summer. They helped with various projects on the farm, from weeding and bug picking to harvesting garlic and building benches! The even worked off site picking some donated blue berries for Abundance Acres these went into making some delicious preserves that are now for sale. At the…

Beet Pickles

A favorite family pickle recipe… to make and eat! Expand the recipe if you have larger amounts of beets to use up. I generally make large batches and can them for long term storage. You can use any color beets, but they will all blend in color in the end. Ingredients • 1/2 C water…

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek soup is the perfect fall comfort food. I use an immersion blender because it makes it one step easier! Ingredients • 3 large leeks, light green and white parts chopped • Herb bundle: 4 sprigs thyme, 2 sprigs rosemary, 2 bay leaves • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter • 3 celery stalks,…

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

Don’t let ‘Healthy’ in the name turn you off! This bread is amazingly moist and full of flavor. We love to use our own maple syrup! Ingredients • ⅓ cup melted coconut oil or your favorite kind • ½ cup honey or maple syrup • 2 eggs • 1 cup pumpkin purée • ¼ cup…

Cherry Tomato and Watermelon Salad

A share member introduced us to this salad. Though it seems like a odd combination… this salad perfectly balances sweet and savory! We don’t grow watermelons, but always have an abundance of Cherry Tomatoes on the farm – our favorite is Sun Gold! Ingredients: • 2 Cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half • 4 Cups…