happy new year

Wintertime calm is finally setting in here at the farm. On a walk around the fields today, I stopped by the garlic field, happy to see that it’s nicely tucked in under a blanket of snow.  I am grateful for this peaceful day. We wish you all peace and happiness in 2013.

plan to eat local in 2013!

Stout Oak Farm is offering two “vegetable share” options in 2013. Both are great ways to connect with our farm, make a commitment to supporting local agriculture, and enjoy fresh organic vegetables all season long. Farm Store Credit Shares  If you plan to be a regular customer at our Farm Store, this program is for […]

winter food: beets

On the menu tonight: roasted beets and baby turnips You know it’s winter at our house when roasted vegetables are on the menu at least once a week. We love any combination of roasted beets, potatoes, turnips, rutabagas, carrots, onions, garlic, shallots, winter squash, sweet potatoes . . . Lately we’ve been enjoying some amazing […]

winter food: watermelon radishes

watermelon radishes We hope to see your smiling faces at the Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers’ Market this Saturday December 1st at Wentworth Greenhouses in Rollinsford, 10am – 2pm!  It’s Cabbage Day at the market, so we are bringing piles of green and red cabbages, along with plenty of turnips, rutabagas, potatoes, shallots, kohlrabi, greens, […]

photos from the week

Harvesting cabbages for the Farm Store Mulching the perennial herb and flower beds Just finished spreading manure on the Top of the Hill Field Chickens in their temporary home (greenhouse) during the storm                            

CSA – week 20

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: LettuceShallotsOnionsKohlrabiTurnips BeetsPie Pumpkins or SquashGarlicHerbs RECIPE IDEAS:  Skillet Turnips and Potatoes with BaconLemon and Garlic Roasted BeetsRoasted Squash and Shallot Soup Potato Turnip Mash with Crispy Fried ShallotsPumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

CSA – week 19

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: CabbageWinter SquashPie PumpkinsLeeksOnionsGilfeather TurnipsLettuceHerbs   RECIPE IDEAS:  Gilfeather Turnip SoupGilfeather Turnip and Copra Onion Casserole Finnish Rutabaga Pudding Cabbage-Onion CakesPolish Stuffed Cabbage Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Homemade SauerkrautPumpkin Black Bean Chili Winter Squash Custard Pumpkin Swirl Brownies  

CSA – week 18

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: BroccoliButternut SquashLeeksPeppersLettuceCooking GreensBeetsTurnipsKohlrabiFresh Herbs RECIPE IDEAS:  How to Roast Butternut SquashRoasted Butternut Squash and Leek SoupCaramelized Broccoli with GarlicBeef and Broccoli Stir FryManchego, Cheddar, and Broccoli FrittataKohlrabi and Turnip SlawRoasted Beets and Turnips with Balsamic GlazeBeet and Potato SaladHearty Vegetarian Borscht