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Exciting News at the Nest!

We are really exited to share with you about some of the changes occurring on the farm!know what you We launched our organic pasture-raised egg CSA this month.  We love the idea of meeting you [...]

How to Plant an Orchard

When planting an orchard there are a couple things that will help make your experience a success. Find a nursery that has healthy plants.  Ask around for recommendations. It is best to buy your bare [...]

Spring Planting Schedule for Vegetables

This was a planting schedule for vegetables I picked up a few years ago.  I thought it was a great visual for the basics and very useful. Planting schedule for Vegetables


Creme Brulee

Don't be intimidated!  This recipe is easy and tastes great. 2 cups 1/2 and 1/2 1/3 cup sugar 5 egg yolks (slightly beaten) 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt Heat 1/2 and 1/2 gently on [...]

Making Thick Tomato Sauce for Canning

Canning tomatoes is no simple task. Below is the way to get the thickest tomato product with the least amount of cooking. Why go thick?  Well, you can always add water later when you cook [...]

Sweet Squash Soup with Quinoa

This is one of my all time favorite soups, especially in winter.  With its apricot nectar it really is a sweet treat.  I love quinoa and squash.  While most soups take a few hours to [...]

Making Indian Paneer Cheese

Paneer is really easy to make.  With just 3 ingredients and 45 minutes you can have fresh homemade cheese. Ingredients: 1/2 gallon raw milk  (If you are not using raw milk then add 1/4 tsp [...]


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