An interesting conversation has been going on online this week. It was sparked by an Op-Ed in the Sunday New York Times by a seaweed and shellfish farmer in Connecticut: “Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers.” This inevitably struck a cord with
Anthony Boutard of Ayers Creek Farm never uses the term “heirloom” when referring to his vegetables. “That’s crap”, he says. He believes that one should be constantly reselecting for varieties that do best in the given micro-climate. Which is
Our favorite Instagram Feeds of July @yonderwayfarmer: Farmer Jason Full-time farmer of Yonder Way Farm, husband to @fivechicksandfarmer, and daddy to 4 crazy chicks. “Seeking to live each day, not simply exist.” http://www.YonderWayFarm.com
Only a few chapters into The Third Plate, Dan Barber’s latest book but couldn’t resist sharing some excerpts that so beautifully articulate a worldview that the MilkRun community shares in. For the Seeders: “To grow nature is to encourage more of it.
A Vermont-based organization that advocates local food has released their annual report called “The Locavore Index“. They use a formula considering the number of farmers markets, CSAs, food hubs on a per capita basis and the percentage of farm-to-school programs
Yes, You Can Make Homemade Mayonnaise! It might seem intimidating to make mayonnaise at home, but why? Is it because you’re emulsifying liquids and oil and you’re unsure of the science behind why it works? Maybe it’s because mayonnaise is one of those quintessentially
A short and practical visual guide to 15 berries you can find in the Pacific Northwest - from strawberries to huckleberries, tayberries, and more! Plus, science!
Since coming out of beta in December 2018, MilkRun has seen 300% increase in total monthly order counts, a 300% increase in total monthly revenue and 500% increase in monthly signups.
Eating salad as an open-faced sandwich is more satisfying than just sticking a fork in it, and good sourdough bread has a low glycemic index, which helps keep your blood sugar and insulin levels lower. Also, most importantly, it tastes great!
or: How to Be the Best BBQ Friend This is the companion guide to the MilkRun Barbecue Party Pack, which consists of bratwursts, all beef hot dogs, pork tenderloin, bone-in ribeye, and burger patties (that have bacon and cheese ground into them — holy moly). Wanna know why