Squash with Feta and Walnuts

Ingredients (amounts are according to your tastes) acorn or butternut squash (you’ll want to use a couple if you’re using acorn) olive oil fresh or dried thyme salt and pepper to taste feta cheese (I used one package for 4 acorn squash) walnuts (or pine nuts, though they are a bit pricier!) – I used […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Worm Poop Doesn’t Compute

  This week’s post is written by Josh Banner, Eighth Day Farm board member, CSA member and avid vermicomposter. Wendell Berry, the lovable, cantankerous, prophetic, novelist, poet, agrarian essayist, and Kentucky farmer writes in his poem, “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front,” So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute. Love the Lord. Love […]

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Simple Roasted Beet and Carrot Salad

(vegan, gluten-free) 1 lb. beets, stems and skinny roots cut off, and small ones cut in half, large ones cut in to quarters (leave the skins on) 1 lb carrots, peeled and cut on the diagonal into 1 inch pieces a handful of fresh cilantro and/or parsley (about 2 T. chopped) olive oil 2 T. […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Sugar in the Kitchen

Today’s  post comes from Melissa Roessing: the wife of Jeff, who is the farm manager of Eighth Day Farm. “Despite my desire to be crafty and creative, I don’t seem to possess much in that department. My goal is to keep trying simple projects so I can achieve little artistic victories but as I debated […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Computer Science and Farming

Here is a short essay written by Gary Benson, our Eighth Day Farm intern.  Gary’s degree is in Computer Science and he brings a unique perspective to the farming process. This essay was recently published in our weekly newsletter, but we had such an overwhelming response, we thought we’d share it with those who do not currently […]

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Black Bean and Corn Salsa

You can call this a salsa and eat it on chips, or call it a salad and eat it with a fork. 🙂 I made a rather large batch; feel free to scale it down. Ingredients 3 cans black beans, or about 5 cups cooked black beans 2 cups frozen corn, thawed 1 1/2 c. […]

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