If you’ve tried or wanted to try grassfed beef, but don’t understand how it’s better for you, this is the post for you. First, let’s define “grassfed.” Technically, all cattle are fed grass for part of their life. Cattle were designed to eat and digest grass, but many farms use grain feed to […]
What do you call a sheep who likes to tell jokes?
……… A EWE-MORIST! Dad joke aside, it is lambing time at Foxhollow! I sat down with our herdsman, Derek to gain some fun facts about our flock. HOW MANY SHEEP GRAZE ON FOXHOLLOW PASTURES? We have 23 ewes (Mama’s) and one ram on the farm. Each ewe can give birth to […]
3 Benefits of a Beef Share
It used to be commonplace for families to purchase a hog or cow from their neighbor farmer. They’d store it away in the chest freezer and have a piece of mind knowing there was enough meat to last the entire year. That fell by the wayside as large supermarkets, busier lifestyles and online stores became […]
Sunset Concert Series Moments
It's difficult to put in words the experience of going to the Sunset Concert Series. Summer evenings at Foxhollow Farm are simply magical on their own account, add to that live music, cold concoctions, and a hayworm.. well then you got yourself a party. Here are some of our favorite moments from 2018:
Top Chef Filming is Over, but Hope is Growing
The thing I love about gardening is there is always more to grow and more to learn - kind of like life. Sometimes it can seem like values that are important to me like chemical free, farm raised food have reached as many people as they are going to. One of the greatest parts […]
100% Grassfed Beef Brisket Chili
Summer, spring, fall or winter. Chili is a dish for all seasons. 100% Grassfed Beef brisket chunks are the perfect way to mix up this classic dish. Serves 6 Ingredients + 2-3lb Foxhollow brisket, cut into one-inch cubes, fatty bits trimmed off + 1 onion, diced + 2 red bell peppers, diced + 2 jalapenos, […]
Foxhollow Beef Makes Great “Primal” Time TV
4 things an animal must have (according to butcher Darrio Cecchini): A good life – a healthy life with natural feed and ample clean space to move around A good death – no trauma when being transported which often leads to shock A good butcher -someone who knows how to select the right […]
Did Someone Say Ribeye Sale?
A ribeye steak is a great winter steak. Winter is the time of year when I crave fat; Good, clean, grassfed beef fat! The crispy charred pieces of fat that develop when you grill a ribeye steak are one of those tiny delights in life that make me extremely happy. We’ve had some unusually warm […]
Healthy Recipe for The New Year
It seems like every New Year I resolve to figure out a few additional ways to make sure I am feeding my family healthy meals. It can be hard to track down high quality ingredients that are locally sourced and raised by farmers we can trust. However, there also seems to be more farmers growing […]
What’s it like to garden with Top Chef contestants?
Top Chef GardenWhen I heard that I’d be working as the Cast House Gardener for Top Chef I was elated. Not just because I’m proud of our Kentucky farms, but also because my dear friend, Lindsey McClave, and were in the middle of filming the first season of The Farmer and the Foodie. I saw […]