Farming and Food Sustainability

Why Gardening Is Better For Your Health 2

Say no to the “Easy Button”. Six reasons gardening is worth your time and money when it’s easier to buy food at the grocery store. I’m honored to have the opportunity to share a guest post from my friend, the Petite Prepper. We met through the blogosphere and have become friends […]

Have You Heard of Food Patriots?

Recently an email landed in my inbox from a gentleman named Sam. I clicked it open and the first line was a question. Have you heard of Food Patriots? In light of it being non-GMO month, I was intrigued by the name and read more. This story is about a Midwestern mom, […]

Top 3 Ways to Rid Your Home of Toxins.

Learn my top 3 ways to rid your home of toxins. The Environmental Protection Agency lists poor indoor air quality as the fourth largest environmental threat to our country. Our cleaning products may contain formaldehyde, and beauty products may have hormone disrupting chemicals.  We can easily rid our homes of toxins through a […]

Spring Share

2013 Spring Share Available Now at KyV Farm! 1

Whether you’re already a CSA member of KyV Farm or were thinking of trying it – now is the time to register for a spring share!  Full Share – 6 deliveries at $33.34 per bag Starting last week of April until 1st week of June. (6 weeks) Vegetables Full […]


All about Kohlrabi 2

Monday Quick Post all about Kohlrabi. Wondering what to do with this crazy vegetable? Learn more about it here…. Kohlrabi It’s a kohlrabi from the cabbage family! Want to know what to do with it?  Here is a quick video and recipe to go along with it. Try this delicious Kale […]


Farm to Table Dinner at the Floridian, St Augustine

KyV Farm’s Second Annual Farm-to-Table dinner will be the talk of the town with their fresh, seasonal vegetables showcased by the expert chefs at the Floridian, St Augustine. Tickets go on sale October 1st, 2012. People are getting more excited about fresh vegetables and especially organic, seasonal and local foods.  […]

Slow Food First Coast Tour de Farm – at KYV Farm

Earth Day was also the Slow Food First Coast Tour de Farm where all the local farms open their doors for samples, tours and lots of fun. I, of course, was at KYVFarm all day!  There were fresh eggs and lots of veggies for sale at the market.  From noon through the […]

Come Visit Me at KYV Farm on April 22nd for the Tour De Farm!

Happy Saturday all! Sorry for the repost but due to technical difficulties, the info didn’t save in the body of my update.  _______________________________________________ The Tour De Farm next Sunday the 22nd is where local farms in Northeast Florida will throw open their doors to the public to explore and taste.  […]

Canning Workshop – A Delicious and Informative Event 1

So few of us know how to grow, preserve and store our own food. So we decided to have a canning workshop. My grandmother always had a big garden. We’d pull carrots from the ground and tomatoes from the vine – warm from the sun. We’d bring them in and […]

Veggie Broth

Vivian’s Vivacious Homemade Vegetable Broth 8

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. This homemade vegetable broth is a great way to shave dollars off your grocery bill. Vivian – farmer extraordinaire, hostess with the mostess, master hair stylist, and seasoned chef – shared this idea with me and I had one of those, EUREKA, moments.  […]

My Friend Anna – The Organic Adventurer

Please check out my friend Anna’s new website – The Organic Adventurer.  She is taking the Meat Free March pledge along with me.  Will you join her? She does green living consultation and shares this explanation of what that means.  “A green living consultant performs a “green audit” of your home, […]

Broccoli Salad

My Secret to Health and Weight Loss 1

My secret to health and weight loss is one that isn’t mainstream yet, but it’s slowly growing in popularity. I still am amazed to find people every day that haven’t heard of it. Gardening and/or joining a CSA The wide variety of vegetables I receive has enabled me to get more […]

Why is Cow Dairy – Milk, Yogurt and Cheese Inhumane? 1

A few weeks ago I got a great question/comment from a reader asking, “Why is cow dairy – milk, yogurt and cheese inhumane? I’ll break down the facts. And I’ll share a few tidbits on why it’s not healthy to boot.   We tend to think of only slaughterhouses when […]


Take Action Against Monsanto!

On January 31, family farmers will take part in the first phase of a court case filed to protect farmers from genetic trespass by Monsanto’s GMO seed, which contaminates organic and non-GMO farmer’s crops and opens them up to abusive lawsuits. In the past two decades, Monsanto’s seed monopoly has […]