Scenery

Beautiful scenery is close at hand living and working around Abundance Acres! The trails are always open for walks and strolls. Come enjoy this small part of creation.

Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Smashed potatoes are a fun cross between a boiled, baked and fried potato! We thought using our Purple Viking potatoes (purple skin and white flesh) created a beautiful contrast of colors – and of course delicious flavors! Ingredients 1 pound baby potatoes, whole 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon…

Caramelized Onion and Fennel

Slow cooked = the sweetest way to enjoy fennel and onions! Serve alone as a side to chicken or seafood, or on crackers or thinly sliced toasted baguette for a crostini. You can also use it as a filling for a rustic tart. Ingredients 2 large onions, halved then sliced lengthwise (root to tip) in…

Volunteers 2019

Abundance Acres would be no where without its volunteers. We have many groups that come to help throughout the growing season. Some come once or twice, others come every week to help out. Enjoy a collage of various activities around the farm. Many hands make the work lighter! Thank you everyone. We couldn’t do it…

Moroccan Kebabs with Vegetables and Turkey

An easy grilled meal from the garden. You can omit the turkey, and add other vegetables such as eggplant and zucchini. Delicious and savory! Ingredients: • 8 wooden or metal kebab skewers • 4 large cloves garlic, minced • 3 Tbsp. olive oil • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice • 1 tsp. ground coriander •…

Kids Summer Overnight Camp

Abundance Acres hosted an overnight camp this summer for 25+ kids. What a fun filled time of arts and crafts, stories, archery, bouldering, water sliding, campfires etc! Campers and counselors enjoyed two days of fun and all were exhausted at the end. Thank you to all the volunteers to make this event possible for the…

Cucumber, Celery, and Gin Sorbet

Sweet, refreshing, herbal – it’s summer on a spoon! Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup water 1/2 cup packed fresh celery leaves 2 large English cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 3 cups) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon) 2 tablespoons floral gin, such as Hendrick’s Directions Bring sugar and water to a…

Roasted Cauliflower

Sometimes simple is best! Roasted cauliflower, tossed with oil and a splash of lemon juice and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Simple and delicious! Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely minced Lemon juice from half a lemon Olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper Parmesan cheese Method 1…

Miso Charred Turnips and Eggplant

This recipe is a fusion of two. The miso/honey glaze is  a delicious way to enjoy softly grilled turnips and eggplant. I think they make a great pair! Follow links at the bottom of the page to see the original recipes. Ingredients: 2 eggplants 2 turnips 1 tbsp of runny honey 1 tbsp of miso…

Serve 2019

A group called SERVE returned to Abundance Acres and the surrounding community to help with various projects. Middle school and High School kids helped on the farm in various projects and also ended their respective weeks with a campfire and evening gathering time down at the pavilion. Thanks SERVE for all your help at Abundance…

Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

This fresh, cool galette made a big splash among our volunteers last week. They loved it and we hope you do, too! I’m usually not a fan of pre-made crust, but sometimes ease is the way to go. Feel free to substitute one of your own homemade crusts. If you have a great pie crust…

Strawberry Lime Vinaigrette

This recipe is originally for two people, but it is easily expanded to make a larger amount, and it stores well in the fridge. If you don’t have fresh strawberries available, use strawberry preserves or jam. Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 2 teaspoons fresh strawberries, lightly smashed with a fork •…