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A couple recipes

Have been trying to find the time to put this up. Here's a few more food pictures!

 Pork chop with mashed red and sweet potatoes and a salad on the side with snow peas, green onions, tomatoes.
 Tried the recipe from savoycabbage.org Brown the wedges in a bit of olive oil...
 Then bake them in the oven for 20 minutes at 200...
 Then serve with your CSA Swiss chard and potatoes! Was pretty good. I ate it twice again with leftovers re-fried.
 We also were able to make a simple coleslaw out of the savoy with some poppy seed dressing and shredded carrots.
To make use of several of the CSA ingredients I used this recipe for Swiss chard and corn pizza from Sweet Sugar Bean. Turned out very delicious. Just used a pre-made flatbread for the crust so didn't need as much cooking time. Also added some meat, because we like meat.

Busy times...

We have been very busy of late on the farm. We have lots of things coming in ready to be harvested like savoy cabbage, green cabbage, kale, several varieties of Swiss chard, several lettuces, beets, carrots, potatoes, snow peas, yellow string beans. Soon we'll hopefully have blackberries... it seems like the summer has just begun and it's already August!

We also got some new geese, ducks, and a new batch of chicks for eggs and meat.



 One adventure we had recently was trying to move the mama  pig. The piglets are easy because they weigh maybe 20-30 pounds but she... you don't want to get her angry. Even with her piglets being taken away from her she refused to cross the line where she knew the electric fence used to be! It hadn't even been working for a few days.

It's funny the memory she has. We poked and prodded, but nothing would convince her to come. She just went back inside and laid down. We're going to need to figure something out soon so we can get her t…