February 23, 2018

On February 23 we are joining CSA farmers across the country in celebrating National #CSADAY! CSA (community-supported agriculture) is a subscription to a season’s worth of sustainable, chemical free produce grown on our farm that is distributed to members throughout t...

February 21, 2018

This will be our second year on the Hurricane Hill property. One of our goals this year was to work on season extension now that some infrastructure has been put into place. We decided that a caterpillar could be an economical solution to our challenges. We farm on lea...

January 17, 2018

This summer, we received a grant from LASA  to help us make our dream a reality. We had been struggling through two seasons of shuffling everything around in our fridge in order to keep our produce from wilting and to extend its shelf life. We found that in order to ha...

January 14, 2018

I want to share one of the techniques that a lot of farmers use to save space in the greenhouse. When you are seeding trays by the dozen, you can quickly fill up your tables and run out of precious real estate.

We call this technique "potting up" which refers to taking...

August 3, 2017

Make time for waffles. You deserve it. This batter can be made the night before and kept in the refrigerator to speed up the process. The smell of roasting strawberries will get almost anyone out of bed and also doubles as a great ice cream topping. So make extra.

Roast...

August 3, 2017

There are so many great ways to preserve the harvest: can jars of jam or pickles, dehydrate/dry herbs and tomatoes, or my personal favorite - infuse spirits!

By adding fruit, veggies, herbs or flowers into different spirits, you can create flavorful additions to cocktai...

July 9, 2017

Growing up, my mom baked loaves of zucchini bread by the dozen. This is my twist on her recipe, which allows for some of your own variation and creative freedom.

 Zucchini Bread

yield: 1, 9x5” loaf pan

1 cup Zucchini, grated (about 1 medium zucchini)

⅓ cup Sugar

⅓ cup Dark...

July 2, 2017

June 9th was a full moon. Known as the Rose Moon or Strawberry Moon because it signifies when strawberries and roses are ready for harvest. Drawing inspiration from this mark in the lunar calendar, we created a Strawberry Rose Ice Cream!

The turn in season is bring...

April 6, 2017

If you have a 9” cast iron skillet then you can prepare this recipe without dirtying many dishes. If your cast iron is a little smaller, fill just ¾ of the way and bake the rest of the batter as muffins.

Scallion Bacon Cornbread

yield: 1, 9” cast iron skillet or 8x8” squ...

March 6, 2017

The farmers of Moonrose Farm give tips about building a moveable modular high tunnel to use as a greenhouse and plans for a DIY inexpensive seedling heat mat.

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