Swiss Chard and bacon go great together! The flavors and textures of these two foods complement each other perfectly, and when you combine them, you’re in for a real treat. So if you have both on hand, try this recipe: Ingredients: 3 Slices bacon, chopped 1 Bunch Swiss chard 1 Tablespoon VirginContinue reading “Swiss Chard with Bacon”
Author Archives: Bob Wilson
Quick Update: Come for the Pickles!
Hi everyone! Just a friendly reminder that we will be at the Litchfield Hills Farmers Market tomorrow, from 10 a.m. to 1 PM. We hope to see you there! And if you are there, you’re in luck; we are now offering our new line of freshly canned pickles! We will have traditional dill pickles, breadContinue reading “Quick Update: Come for the Pickles!”
Garlic-Ginger Tuscan Kale!
We grow several types of kale here on our farm. However, our absolute favorite is the nero di Toscana, or Tuscan kale. Our Tuscan kale is an heirloom variety we purchased from the Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Company. It is a fast growing, hardy green that outpaces the weeds in our garden, always a plus! TuscanContinue reading “Garlic-Ginger Tuscan Kale!”
Delicious Zucchini Fritters!
It’s mid-summer, so that means there is no shortage of zucchini squash right now. It is growing like crazy, and we plan to have a ton of it for sale at the Litchfield Hills Farmers Market over the next several weeks. People often get “zucchini fatigue” around now, mostly because sautéing zucchini night after nightContinue reading “Delicious Zucchini Fritters!”
The Very First Sale
We finally did it! Today Acre of Independence Farm sold our organic produce at the Litchfield Hills Farmers Market. This was the first time we ever sold anything, and it was great! It was also a LOT of work. We woke up at 5 a.m., and picked and washed most of our produce this morning.Continue reading “The Very First Sale”
The Acre Goes LIVE!!!!
Hey everyone! After DECADES of dreaming about starting a farm, we finally did it! Our farm is up and running in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. And this weekend, we will be GOING LIVE! Acre of Independence Farm will have a stand at the Litchfield Hills Farmers Market starting Saturday, July 14th, from 10Continue reading “The Acre Goes LIVE!!!!”
Hi everyone, Welcome to the Acre of Independence! We are a family-owned farm in Woodbury Connecticut. And while we’re small, we have BIG aspirations. We are a military family starting our second act, and are determined to transform our small homestead into a farm that delivers high quality, hard -to-find produce and other items toContinue reading “Welcome!”