The first of many seeds for the 2014 Redfearn Farm CSA have been planted! It’s exciting to finally be underway. Once these plants germinate, I’ll start to feel a hint of spring even if there’s still snow on the ground. We spent the afternoon planting leek, tomato and pepper seeds. This is a tiny portion […]
Butternut squash is one of our favorite vegetables because it can be stored all winter! The squash that I used for this recipe was harvested from our CSA in September and is just as good now as it was then. Butternut squash have a slightly sweet flavor and can be prepared many, many different ways […]
Since we grow all these garden-fresh vegetables that you too can enjoy by joining our CSA, we don’t buy vegetables from the grocery store, but instead eat fresh or preserved foods from the farm. One great way to preserve the bountiful harvest from your Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms Community Supported Agriculture share is […]
22 degrees and snowing here in Independence, MO at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms. It’s a perfect afternoon to curl up with a warm cup of coffee and read a book, but farm work must come first. We’ve got free range chickens, ducks, guinea hens, a goat and a couple dogs that need their […]
This afternoon, when I was contemplating what to make for dinner at the last minute, I thought of the remaining crates of sweet potatoes waiting in our basement and remember reading about sweet potato tacos somewhere. It sounded good to me, but wasn’t sure if the farmer husband would like another one of my wacky […]
So what does a vegetable farmer do in the Kansas City area on snowy days in February? Watch to find out: http://youtu.be/07Vynbwj2Fc Got to get the ice off the driveway before the guests arrive, but it just won’t chip off with the shovel. How about a 500,000 BTU/hr weed burner? We use the Red Dragon Flame […]
The wise gardener anticipates June in January. — House and Garden Although we are still tightly held in winter’s icy grip, we can’t let the weather chill our anticipation of spring. It may not feel like it, but January is the time to plan out the garden and order seeds. Thanks to the first few […]
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