Greenhouse Raising

Like the good ‘ol fashioned barn raising of old, friends gathered at Abundance Acres on Sept 25th to help raise the hoops for the newest greenhouse. Many hands, and a mechanical lift, makes light work!

Harvest Celebration

What a beautiful, fall day to gather on September 24th and enjoy so many fall activities like: cider making, archery, crafts, popcorn, bottle rockets, face painting, doughnut catching/eating, hayrides, as well as out first Chile, Pie and Cornbread Cookoff!

Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

We hope you have figured out how simple spaghetti squash is too cook (microwave recipe here)… and versatile, too. There is something about spaghetti squash that seems to pair so nicely with sausage, such as sweet Italian sausage and pesto, spicy chorizo and pico de gallo, or this recipe combines spaghetti squash, kielbasa and a…

Sweet Pepper Taco Bites

Wednesdays are the highlight of our summer! The days spent at the distribution shed are never a waste, and it is always a joy to talk with share members as they pick up their veggies and chat about their week. My ears always perk up when someone comments on how their family has enjoyed what…

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This is a tried and true favorite recipe from Kaarina’s family. I’ve evolved it into a gluten free recipe over the years and it is still just as enjoyed. You can make this recipe with regular flour as well, just decrease the buttermilk to 1/2 C. Cream together: Beat in: Combine: Combine wet and dry…

Nature Museum Visits Abundance Acres

On Aug 10th the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum provided an excellent live animal presentation at the pavilion. Museum Staff, Michael, entertained and educated over a hundred kids and adults. Participants were able to see, touch and ask questions about many native wildlife species, including a toad, rabbit, corn snake, red tailed hawk and snapping…

Green Beans and Red Onion Salad

A perfect summer salad – Crisp green beans, sweet red onion and a light dressing. This salad is best served at room temperature, so whip it up a bit before you eat and let it rest on the counter. Salad Ingredients: Dressing Ingredients: Directions: From: Good Food Gourmet by Jane Brody

A Walk through the Herb Garden

The herb garden has grown and changed a lot through the years. You can see when we first posted the herb garden here. Today we have over a dozen different herbs and flowers growing, such as: Herbs and flowers are always available in season for farm visitors to pick and enjoy. Ask us if there…

Pete the Keet

You may hear a new sound while visiting Abundance Acres this summer. Pete the Keet, our newest farm helper, is a Guineafowl. Guineafowl are an excellent form of pest control, catching and eating small rodents, insects and ticks, and we always thought it would be helpful to have them on our farm. But Pete joined…

Kohlrabi Apple Slaw

This recipe was perfected and introduced to us by one of our share members. Thank you for this simple and fantastic way to enjoy kohlrabi! Ingredients: Directions:

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are a delicious way to celebrate summer – moist, crunchy sugar top and sweet blueberries. You can also make this recipe with regular wheat flour. Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 2 cups gluten-free flour (best to use a 1-to-1 blend)  2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt  ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ ground nutmeg…

Youth Group 2022

Abundance Acres was a buzz last week during a three-day event, hosting area youth in an outdoor adventure camp. Campers made crafts, practiced archery, played fields games and spent a night camping in the cabins. Hope you can join next year!