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Thirteen years ago I had my first taste of mustard greens. And kale. And collards. And turnip greens. I was in love. Growing up, my family’s dinner table always included at least two vegetables – often steamed broccoli and salad – but never cooked greens. These dark leafy greens simply had not been a part […]

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Notes From the Field

by Matt April 14, 2016

We’re back! We’re slowly emerging from hibernation and once again find ourselves entering into the verdant world we left behind five months ago.  Fields have been prepped and baby plants of kale, chard, cabbage, spinach, beets and onions literally “dot” the landscape.  As I walk around the farm I observe so many things that get […]

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Farm On, Class of 2016!

by Maria Maguire April 14, 2016

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” –Masanobu Fukuoka Saturday, April 2nd, marked the beginning of the 2016 Farm & Garden Apprenticeship, EarthDance’s training program for aspiring organic growers. This year’s apprenticeship class includes nurses, caregivers for the elderly, students, social workers, business […]

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Crustless Asparagus Quiche

by Mandi Kowalski April 14, 2016

  Crustless Asparagus Quiche Prep and cook time: 1 hour Serves 6   Ingredients Filling: 2 c. diced asparagus, (about one bunch) ½ c. Sweet onion sliced 2 egg whites 1 c. unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice) ½ c. Shredded swiss cheese, feta cheese, or a mixture of both ½ tsp. salt ½ […]

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Happy Hens Laying Happy Eggs: A Day in the Life of an EarthDance Chicken

by Mandi Kowalski April 7, 2016

Meet Blondie. She is one of the 45 perky pasture-raised chickens that reside at EarthDance Farm. Each morning at sunrise, the flock exits their cozy mobile chicken coop to feed on an assortment of bugs, weeds, and non-GMO feed. Throughout the day Blondie, the sole Golden Comet hen among her peers of Araucanas and Rhode […]

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