Author Archives: jennifercarson

Come visit us at the market!

Every Tuesday you’ll find us at the Railcar Farmers Market in Van Alstyne, Tx. You can find more information on this farmers market, here.

Summer Bliss among the Blooms

There’s nothing like a fresh bouquet of flowers to lift someone’s spirit.  I have always had flower beds, both annual and perennial at my home here in Texas, as well as in Michigan.  I love watching the butterflies and not only watching the activity of the bees, but hearing the soft buzzing of their voices […]

New Laying Hen Chicks

New baby chicks is always an exciting time on the farm.  Today we were blessed with 20 new baby Orpington chicks, a beautiful color of gold and yellow.  This breed is a very sweet, docile bird that loves attention and people.  They will come right up to you asking for attention and wanting a hand […]

Animal Welfare Approved

In June of this year 2015, we were granted from the Animal Welfare Approved organization, a stamp of approval for the eggs we raise on the farm.  This is a meat and dairy food label that comes from farm animals being raised to get the highest animal welfare and environmental standards.  Just a first step […]

Sweet Potato Pound Cake: A Recipe from the Farm

You will want to try this wonderful recipe for Sweet potato pound cake. It’s a dense, but moist, cake perfect for fall gatherings. Sweet enough already, but a drizzle of a simple sugar glaze adds a special touch. Expect rave reviews! 1 c. Butter, softened 1 1/2 c. Sugar 1/4 c. Brown sugar, packed 2 […]

Blessings on the Farm

We have been so blessed to have a very special couple, Tim and Brandi Schunk along with their son Seamus helping out at the farm this year.  The Schunks live in Allen, Texas but long for the simple, peaceful life of the country.  Tim contacted us after meeting thru a business networking breakfast sponsored by […]

Mother Earth News Expo, 2014

We’ve just spent a wonderful weekend at The Mother Earth News Expo in Topeka, Kansas.  Great show with lots of workshops to improve your gardening skills, learn new skills and interact with people who love doing the same things you do.  We traveled with our best friends and close neighbors Roy and Debbie Chandler.  The […]