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Farm Poem 25

July 15th, 2019|2 Comments

The trees are bursting with crab apples, Hard and red and reticent as their namesake, Thousands for the picking, if one enjoys eating Sour rocks. The hardscrabble fruits of our Ancestors: Wild persimmon, rhubarb, Damson [...]

Farm Poem 24

July 8th, 2019|2 Comments

My grandmother,A nurse by training,Attended my pneumonia-Stricken grandfatherIn the Winchester, VirginiaHospital, waitingUntil he was able toSit upright without coughingBefore marrying him.She was also a nudist,A fact which—Like for most of us—Probably titillatedThen soon became routineTo [...]

Farm Poem 23

July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Was it you whoHung a gate withNo fence andLatched it closed,Guarding only grassAnd July heat?Something told meI should ask.We’ve passed inOur cars of course,As close to talkingAs often occurs—Each feelingThe anxious spaceOf un-gardens,Un-fields,And that voice,Insisting [...]

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Grass Fed Beef

Our cattle are raised on pasture their entire lives.  This means that they are outside, free-ranging year round, and only eating fresh grasses, legumes and wild forbs.

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Grass Fed Pork

Our pigs are a mixture of several breeds, from the fabulously marbled Berkshires and Tamworths to the curly tailed Old Spots and white belted Hamphsires.

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Grass Fed Lamb

Lambs are born in the spring, and usually end up at farmers market starting in late August.  Availability continues into late winter. 

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Free Range Eggs

We run long, easily movable ‘poultry nets’ all across our pastures, giving the chickens fresh alleys of pasture that keeps them safe from the predators on our farm. 

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Cold Zucchini Soup

Pastas, Soups, Empanadas

We use local ingredients from the farmers we know. Fresh ricotta, herbs, vegetables and more are all raised & produced within a 100 mile radius of Washington DC.

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Cured Salami & Beef Jerky

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