Author Archives: Peaceful Valley Farm

Organic Heirloom Vegetable Starts- On Sale Now!

Otherwise known as “giddy about having almost 6 acres, and it being Spring time, Pam went crazy planting seeds and doesn’t actually have enough beds for them, yet.” All are Heirloom varieties, mostly from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. Some … Continue reading

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The Best Kale Salad!

One day last Fall, my buddy, Tabitha, mentioned that she was whipping up a kale salad. She rattled off the ingredients and I scribbled them into my big book of food. After making it a few times, and tweaking it … Continue reading

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Chard Lasagne Recipe

Chard. The gift that just keeps on giving! I planted just 6 plants last Spring…Maybe in March? They’re still producing and I have one plant that’s 5 feet tall. Gorgeous colors, and I feel grateful for the bounty, but what … Continue reading

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From Scratch-Home Made chicken food- an easy, healthy alternative to commercial feed

Since moving to the farm three years ago, I’ve completely changed the way my family eats.  Gone are packaged, processed foods, chips, and anything junk like.  We eat a lot more fruits and vegetables, whole foods, only local and in … Continue reading

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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Comfort- Moroccan Lamb Stew

I made a delicious stew last night and wanted to share…This is adapted from the Nourishing Traditions book (page 349, if you have it) because, as usual, I didn’t have all the ingredients their recipe called for. We had a … Continue reading

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A New Life for Carrot Juice Pulp?

Do you juice? Have you ever looked at all of that pulp left behind and thought about what a waste it is? I have.  Of course, I have chickens and turkeys that are happy to eat that beautiful rainbow confetti, … Continue reading

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