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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Greetings, Benders! Happenings Around the Bend: This week brought us a nice little bit of press with a “Local Foodie” feature in the October issue of Traverse Magazine. Elizabeth Edwards graced us with a nice little write-up of the farm … Continue reading
Hey! Check it out! We made the “Local Foodie” section in the October 2011 issue of Traverse Magazine! Yeah for Echo Bend!! 🙂 p.s. For a good fall seasonal recipe, we also do a Cinnamon Orchard dried apple blend.
The garden is fading, Dear Benders. I don’t hear or feel anything growing when I sit in the fall sunshine in the garden path. There is a stillness, and the harvest is now coming in mere spatterings of things, here … Continue reading
Zucchini Muffins w/ cinnamon frosting 3/4 c. butter 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1/2 c. white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 c. flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 cup coconut (optional) 3/4 … Continue reading
The garden is eerily quiet now, following the butchering of the pigs on Sunday. It was a solemn, somewhat teary morning, but Tom and I were both very proud of how our kids handled the affair. We had all grown … Continue reading
Greetings, Benders! Crazy weather here ’round the Bend! My fingers and toes were cold, wet, and stiff this morning during the harvest. These recent near-freezing overnight temperatures are very rapidly shifting the garden towards fall. (If anyone wants extra basil … Continue reading