The last of the Basil dreaming of next year!


We have been very lucky to have so many wonderful people with green thumbs visit and occasionally stay with us on the farm. Steffany was a farm apprentice from 2009-2010.

Turkey Time-Out 2011 from Smith Meadows

Turkey Time-Out 2011 from Smith Meadows

We will no longer raise turkeys at Smith Meadows. Our focus is to continue to produce beef, pork, chicken and eggs that are healthy for you, your family, the animals and the environment.

Off to Visit the Farm at Smith Meadows

Cooking Camp for Powhatan a Success!

This year from June 20-24 Smith Meadows Kitchen hosted a cooking camp via Powhatan School. Kimber Herron and Nancy Polo taught a class of 13 students how to cook…

Whole Grain Spaghetti by Andrew Scrivani for the New York Times

Eating Healthy from our Kitchen

I’d like to say that I read every article and recipe that leads to healthier living for all, but I don’t.  Luckily, I have many friends who are on the look out for me.  One just sent me this article from the New York Times by Melissa Clark on Whole Grain Pasta.  Clark highlights the […]

Setting the Table for our Cooking Class Debut

What’s Cooking?

Our September 2nd cooking class debut was a success. We had a group of twenty people including…

Disney/Pixar's Ratatouille

Peperonata or Ratatouille ?

Chef Kimber Herron and I have been preparing for our Cooking Class Debut on September 2nd by trying out various recipes.

Apprentice Aaron Johnson leads the herd

Moving the Cattle

Today the cattle were in a sweet spot to be moved to fresh pasture. With temperatures still rising into the 90’s each day, it is important to take advantage of a cool morning.