Not possible without…

We are often struck by the color and variety on the farm during this season – the peak of growth in the Northeast. In celebration we have compiled pictures of some beautiful people and harvests around the farm these days. Abundance Acres would not be the organization we are without our many hard working, dedicated…

Ratatouille

This recipe is a simple rendition of an often very fussy dish to make. Delicious all the same! Ingredients: 1 medium or 2 small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch dice 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more to taste 2 medium onions, cut into 1/2-inch dice 4 to 6 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 bunch basil, tied…

Pasta, Green Beans and Potatoes with Pesto

This recipe showcases the wonderful flavor of pesto and is so simple to make. Ingredients: Pesto, purchase or make your own following this recipe! Salt to taste ½ pound small potatoes, sliced about 1/4-inch thick ¼ pound tender young green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths 1 pound linguini or spaghetti Directions: Bring 6 quarts water…

Jennings and McComber

This summer Abundance Acres was blessed to host Andy and Kara Lake and enjoy their music during an evening of song and family picnicking. They shared their beautiful music and testimonies. We look forward to having them back in the future. Stay tuned! 🙂

Falafel

Dried chickpeas are soaked and ground with an abundance of fresh herbs… this recipe is a delicious way to celebrate summer’s finest fresh herbs and flavors! Pack pita bread with falafel, greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and a creamy tahini sauce. Yum! Ingredients: 2 cups dried chickpeas (Do NOT use canned or cooked chickpeas) 1 cup fresh…

Fennel, Cucumber and Mint Salad

A cool refreshing salad to celebrate summer with. When eaten raw, fennel is surprisingly sweet! Ingredients: 1 fennel bulb, cored 1 cucumber 1/3 cup mint 1 lemon, zest vinegar, to taste olive oil, to taste kosher salt, to taste Directions: 1. Slice cucumber and fennel. Place in salad bowl. 2. Before serving, mix in mint, lemon zest….

Rain, Rain

All this rain has put the ‘pause button’ on our crops. We have never had this much constant rain since we began farming, and many ‘ol-time Vermonter’s agree that this has been an abnormal amount of water. The raised beds in the fields look like islands of lush vegetation surrounded by water, and volunteers must…

Greenhouse Completed!

Thanks to all of the helping hands and those who contributed financially to replacing our collapsed Greenhouse this year. We have finally completed it and the tomatoes and peppers are now growing splendidly. Our original greenhouse collapsed last winter after an unprecedented snowfall.

Greenhouse Raising

Just like the old ‘barn raisings’ the community came together to help us lift 13 arches in place to construct our replacement 30’x50’ greenhouse that collapsed under the sudden 40” of snow that dumped during one storm this winter. While all is not yet complete having the arches in place gets us well on the…