Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Chicken, The Farmer & The Cook

When I was contemplating what to write about this week, it occurred to me that this is not simply a food blog.  It also is a farm blog, a blog on food issues and a life-style blog.  Food is at … Continue reading

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Brickyard’s Brew Ha Ha

I alluded two weeks ago about making beer at the farm.  There are many beer drinkers in our midsts, and it was getting a little expensive to keep up the supply, while holding true to the budget constraints of winter … Continue reading

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Da Wine, Dewalt & Dessert

February is the month for lovers and we were saving a beautiful bottle of Chateau Des Graviers, Cru Artisan Margaux 2002, sent to us during the holidays from my brother Mark for our Valentine’s Day dinner.  We wanted the meal … Continue reading

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Farmers in the Winter

Being a small 5.5 acre vegetable truck farm is focused, hard work from April through November.  But what does  Brickyard Farms do December through March?  Diversify.  We are not only farmers, but artisan soap makers.  We are busy making our … Continue reading

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