Spring Vegetable Ragout

3/29/16 |

The wonderful thing about this dish is that it can be a hodgepodge of whatever vegetables you can find in whatever moment of Spring you are in! The only requirement is that they be as fresh as possible—-ideally harvested this morning—straight from the garden or Farmers’ Market or CSA Share. Adapted from Deborah Madison’s brilliant …Read More

Beet Chips with Honeyed Goat Cheese

3/29/16 |

I wanted to play with something crispy for our Spring Food & Garden Workshop and thought beet chips would be fun to try. Indeed they were! I made a huge batch and they really turned out great, but I learned the hard way that refrigerating them after they’ve been made turns them from crispy to …Read More

A Few Wild Yums of Spring

4/8/15 |

I am a newbie to wild foods, but the bits I know are precious to me now. To walk across an uncultivated field and see ~food~ growing everywhere is a piece of mammalian wisdom that has been unintentionally lost to humans as we have grown accustomed to cultivated and manufactured foods. Foraging for wild foods …Read More

Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Pilaf

2/3/15 |

I love recipes that are light, but filling; could work as a side or main dish; and are FULL of color.  This one satisfies on all fronts. Eating this balanced whole meal salad just feels healthy.  I’ve had it for lunch three days this week and it’s held up well and the flavor seems to just …Read More

Overwinter Strawberry Plants for Spring Harvest

10/22/14 |

Did you know that planting strawberries in the fall yields wonderful berries in time for spring? If you have a big pot or a small garden plot, visit your local organic nursery or find an online source and pick up a few plants. A few tips for getting them through the winter are listed below. …Read More

Spring in a Salad Bowl

5/15/14 |

This delightful salad was prepared after I finished up the flavors of spring video.  It is a nutrient-packed salad, shining with life.  The dressing recipe will be a bit more than you need, so be ready to save it for a later salad.  It’s a yummy dressing… you’ll want to use it again on all …Read More

Edible Garden: Spring Veggie Tour

5/14/14 |

  Jen takes us on a quick (and delightful) tour through some great options for spring veggies to add into your cooking, including EDIBLE FLOWERS! Eating in season has many benefits, so we’re offering a taste of what’s in season this Spring in Hillsborough, NC. This video shows some of the nutrient-rich options straight from the …Read More

Goats by Remote | Camera Shy

5/7/14 |

Nothing not to love about these sweet goat friends!  Meet Betsy, Wilson and Izzy, who inspire us to slow down and notice. Part of the inspiration behind Grow Well was the understanding that spending time outdoors and on a farm is a great way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress. The Goats by Remote series …Read More

Tangy Radish Salad

4/30/14 |

Oh my gosh we loved this little salad, thrown together mainly in an effort to deal with a few too many radishes!  We had it over a bed of quinoa and it was a sweet, light and hydrating meal after a long hot day.  Simple ingredients, simple dressing, magic meal.   Ingredients 2 bunches (or about 10-15) …Read More