Green Garlic

Green Garlic is a is really just a young garlic plant. Green garlic looks very much like chives or scallions – they are long and slender with tender green tops, and the white parts can be tinged with pink or purple. Selection and Storage: Green garlic will last a few days in the refrigerator, much in…

Dry Bean

Dry Beans have been often considered food for the “poor,” but that is probably because they are so inexpensive, not poor in flavor and nutrition! We currently grow ‘King of Early’ dry bean. They are a beautiful, mottled red/white. When cooked, they are similar to a pinto bean and have a soft texture and buttery…

Snow Shoe Hike 2020

On a frigid evening in February just a few days before the full moon Abundance Acres hosted its second snow shoe hike. The trails were lined with log torches and the pavilion warmed the returning snowshoers with cider, hot chocolate and a fire. What a beautiful way to spend a winter evening!

Harvest Celebration

Abundance Acres held its Annual Harvest Celebration in October. What a hit this year! We had an exceptional turnout and a great amount of volunteers who helped run the many booths. Booths offered pumpkin carving, pumpkin painting, leaf prints, face painting, cider pressing, a scavenger hunt, water slide, pumpkin bowling, roasted corn on the cob,…

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.

Pumpkin Yeast Bread

This recipe is a variation of a family recipe I received from my mother. I’ve simplified the recipe from a sweet dessert bread to more of a versatile ‘every-day’ kind of recipe. I love the color pumpkin and egg gives to the bread and why not enjoy it more than just on special occasions! I…

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…