Friday, December 31, 2021

Black Garlic - Join the Dark Side

The process for black garlic originated in Korea. It is the same garlic that we offer as fresh garlic (typically the variety Music) but fermented at elevated temperature and humidity.

It is very probiotic and has 2x the health benefits of fresh garlic.

It has a wonderful mild garlic flavor with overtones of molasses.

I am making commercial quantities of black garlic this year.

Let's look at how this works.


Monday, May 14, 2018

My TEDx Talk V


Continuing the transcript of my TED talk on "Farmers Market as a Business Incubator".

Monday, April 16, 2018

My TEDx Talk IV

 Continuing the transcript of my TED talk on "Farmers Market as a Business Incubator".

Monday, March 12, 2018

My TEDx Talk III

Continuing the transcript of my TED talk on "Farmers Market as a Business Incubator".

Monday, February 12, 2018

My TEDx Talk II

Continuing the transcript of my TED talk on "Farmers Market as a Business Incubator".

Friday, December 29, 2017

Magnesium 101, The Miracle of Magnesium

Magnesium is essential to more than 300 biochemical processes in the human body and over 3,700 magnesium binding sites. The functions the need magnesium include:

  • Blood pressure regulation
  • Protein synthesis
  • Neurological function
  • Blood sugar control
  • Energy metabolism
  • Antioxidant production


Most of the US population is deficient in magnesium.

This post is about magnesium rich natural food sources...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Buckwheat pan cakes with Blue Berries

I've been doing a lower carb diet lately and I wanted to make pancakes for breakfast last Sunday morning.

Buckwheat is about half the carbs of regular flour.

I threw in some blue berries for good measure.

Here is the recipe.

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Marker

Radishes germinate and mature so quickly that we often use them as a marker for other slower germinating crops.

Crops like...


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Carrots

I planted our third planting of carrots today. Marked them with over seeding of radishes. I'm trying out a new variety from Amsterdam, along with our standard candy carrots. Planted about 500 feet of row in a double row.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Radish - The Publication

We have a local publication called Radish that often does articles on growing food and farming.

They featured our farm in the June issue.

Here are the highlights.