Archive 2020 March
When Chicken Soup is Not Enough

When Chicken Soup is Not Enough

After cutting up a chicken for a recipe, I often make chicken stock out of what remains. Today was no exception. Strained through…

National Ag Day

National Ag Day

As Americans look to the future with uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear – families will be preparing more meals…

National Ag Day
The Miracle of Cornstarch

The Miracle of Cornstarch

Do It Yourself (DIY) videos are fun and include simple, yet ingenious ideas I can use. Not since MacGyver have plastic bottles, string…

Sweet Corn and Spring Vegetable Pasta

Sweet Corn and Spring Vegetable Pasta

After commiserating with a farmer’s wife about my woeful attempts to raise sweet corn (yes, really!), she suggested we expand from a few…

Sweet Corn and Spring Vegetable Pasta
Why Do Farmers Burn Their Fields?

Why Do Farmers Burn Their Fields?

You might have come across that distinct smell of burning grass over the last week or so if you live in the Midwest….

Kids in Balance

Kids in Balance

When it comes to being healthy, everything needs to be in balance – the physical, mental and spiritual. For us, moving to the…

Kids in Balance

Thanks for reading my blog, A Bushel and A Plate.

As a mom who cares about eating good food and knowing the farmer who grew my food, I want to help other families to nourish your families with good, traceable, sustainable food.

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