Finally planting sweet potatoes with Shane and my sister. 500 purple and 1500 Covington organic slips.  The cows stood at the fence,  mesmerized. Those are sunflowers on the left. Can’t wait for them to bloom!

I’ll be at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market until 1 with:

Tomatoes, tomatillos, red and green cabbage -we have a favorite coleslaw recipe – Tangy Mustard Slaw.   So good on burgers too. Purple, orange and white cauliflower; broccoli, a variety of cucumbers, lemon squash, okra, carola potatoes, sweet & red onions, 3 kinds of kale, sweet potatoes, wheat.

We have our 100% grass fed & grass finished, Animal Welfare Approved Angus beef in these cuts: ground, stew, philly steak, cube steak, ribeyes, NY Strip, sirloin,  brisket, eye of round roasts, bone-in chuck roasts, boneless chuck roasts, sirloin tip roasts, short ribs, liver,  osso bucco, bags of soup bones.

Hot dogs (skinny and quarter pounder), beer brats-these are quarter pounders, sliced corned beef, sliced pastrami and sliced bologna.  Made from our 100% grass fed Angus beef, no added nitrates or nitrites.

Ground beef special – Buy 5, Get 1 free.

Bulk pricing on our beef: quarters, halves and wholes – $3.50 lb hang weight plus the cost of processing.

Soooo cabbage.  I have a lot to sell. Let us review the health importance of the simple cabbage 🙂 thereby setting into motion my evil plan to sell more cabbage while helping to prevent all of the problems listed below.  Experts say:

A. Cabbage supports joints, reduces arthritis and helps to reverse osteoporosis.

B. It’s BRAIN FOOD. We all know someone who could use more of that.

C. Cabbage is a cruciferous veg – this category (which includes cauli & broc) helps to stave off a myriad of cancers – breast, ovarian, cervical, brain, lung and intestinal. Shazam.

D. Cabbage is high in sulfur, a valuable nutrient. I amend our fields with organic sulfur virtually every year after what I learned in soil class.  According to my learnins 🙂 soils in our area are low in sulfur and we need this nutrient – it is the 3rd most abundant mineral in our bodies! It helps restore growth of lung tissue, vitamin conversion, protein synthesis and more.

And lastly, without enough sulfur…SAGGY AND WRINKLED SKIN!! Nuff said.

Onions, garlic and grassfed beef and eggs are also sources of sulfur.


This little mockingbird baby was in the garden when Shane was tilling. I never would have seen it. He saved the day. I guess they fledge the nest but can’t always fly right away so the parents still bring it food and it doesn’t matter if it smells like a human because the maternal instinct is so strong and their nose isn’t that great anyway. (I had to google it to make sure it would be ok). He set it down in the raised bed and the momma bird was in the tree making  a big fuss.


See you tomorrow!