Making the Most of a Whole Chicken
Making the switch to pastured chicken can seem like a cost prohibitive move at the surface, but a closer look can show that that simply isn’t the case.
Food As Self Care
Bubble baths and face masks are quite popular these days as self care, (I love a good hot bath myself!) but have you ever thought of the food you eat or how you eat it as a way to take care of your body?
Grow Your Own Potatoes
Is there anything better than a potato? French fries, hash browns for breakfast, a baked potato with that steak you splurged on for dinner? Potatoes are not only tasty and versatile, they're incredibly easy to grow. So easy that we have an abundance of seed potatoes from last year's crop. We're offering seed potatoes in the shop for the first time this year so I'm writing a few pointers for planting for anyone who hasn't tried this for themselves yet.
On Buying From Local Farms
So you are thinking of buying from a local farm, fabulous! Most people enjoy buying from a local farmer and developing a relationship, versus the mass anonymity of the grocery store. Before you make that first trip to the farm, there are some things you should know, to make it a more enjoyable experience for you and the farmer.
What Egg Labels Really Mean
Because product labeling can be so vague and meaningless, it has become more important than ever to develop a trusting relationship with your local farmer. You should be comfortable asking questions about how your food was raised, managed, fed and the farmer should be equally willing to talk to you and even show you.
Welcome to Willow Farm's blog! I'm Kyle, farm manager and all things marketing