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Maggie Keith
Sure Signs of Spring:  Ramps

Sure Signs of Spring: Ramps

As the cold melts away, one of the first signs of spring in the forests at Foxhollow Farm are ramps, a delicious wild leek that pops up in the woodlands of Kentucky in early spring. You will spot these wild edibles’ tulip-like leafy greens growing in patches in shaded areas of the woods. Ramps are a nutritious allium high in vitamin A, C, and K. They are also high in iron and filled with beneficial minerals which protect your heart and support a healthy immune system. What makes ramps so special? A few things. One, ramps have a fresh flavor...

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Heather Mattingly
Glass Gem Popcorn Foxhollow Farm

Glass Gem Popcorn

The Seed Chronicles Series - Glass Gem Popcorn. I’m often asked what makes an heirloom seed, “heirloom.” Scientific designations notwithstanding, the single greatest thing that makes a seed an heirloom is the story behind the seed. I like to hold these seeds in my hand and think about the people who worked so diligently to create this unique little gem. People who recognized a plant variety’s abilities to thrive in specific environments and who took on the role of a steward of these plants– nurturing, and passing on these seeds like the family heirlooms they are. As summer’s greens shift...

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Heather Mattingly
Indulgent Winter Recipe Round Up

Indulgent Winter Recipe Round Up!

If you're anything like me, then you are always on the lookout for recipe inspiration! In my home, we keep things simple and follow a predictable weekly rhythm with plenty of room for interpretation! Here are some of our indulgent winter favorites: Monday: Chicken and/or Pasta! Chicken + Gravy works fabulously in a dutch oven. We usually have this meal with some roasted broccoli or in-season root vegetables. Another Monday favorite is simple spaghetti (or raw zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash) with homemade pasta sauce and meatballs, and a roasted vegetable. This is our favorite simple meatball recipe. Tuesday: Tacos!...

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Phebe McDermott
Foxhollow Delivery

Foxhollow Delivery - We'll Meat You There

Foxhollow Delivery - We'll Meat You There. Some of my best memories are from the end-of-summer-break beach trip my family always took to North Carolina. It was always the best part of summer, sinking my toes in the sand and forgetting about my back to school worries. We recently went on a beach trip, earlier this summer, and it was so great to be able to get back out into the world again after last year’s quarantine. The worst part though? In our excitement to get to the beach, we didn’t plan ahead and ended up going to the grocery...

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