Author Archives: Audrey

Mushroom Harvesting

I have never picked a wild mushroom in the woods, taken it home, sautéed it up, and eaten it. I’m terrified to find myself experiencing a 5 day psychedelic trip, like my puppy found herself on, after a quick unthinking snap of her mouth on a mushroom early one morning a few years back, or […]

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Food Donation Possibilities for Most Excellent Home Gardeners

Are your neighbors growing tired of finding your zucchini on their doorstep? Are they retaliating by leaving their summer squash in your mailbox? We have a solution for you! Calling all skilled home gardeners that have an overabundance of vegetables flowing out of their garden right now. If your stomach is unable to eat one […]

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Be An Earth Day Hero At The Dover Children’s Museum

The Dover Children’s Museum will be hosting an Earth Day event again this year on Monday, April 22nd from 10am – 3pm. Seacoast Eat Local will be there to teach about fun and tasty heirloom vegetables. You will get to take home a seeded pot from a selection of either a: Green Zebra tomato, Cherokee Purple […]

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Snowy Days Are For Ordering Spring Seeds

If you haven’t already, now is the time to order seeds for the garden. In the past decade, more and more people are ordering seeds for their farms and home gardens, so therefore it’s become important to order seeds in the snowy months to ensure receiving the varieties that you want most. Fortunately, for us […]

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What’s In Your Freezer? (said in a voice like Alec Baldwin)

  Every year I get more efficient about preserving food. This year I narrowed down which vegetables we like to eat more and the amount of each. We used to freeze LOTS of zucchini and summer squash, since there always seems to an over flow every season.  We saved much less this season, knowing how […]

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Pizza Cooking Class by Willow Pond Farm

PIZZA KIT CLASS w/ CHEF TED McCORMACK – July 24th 5:30-8pm Sign-up Deadline: July 15 Come enjoy a hands-on fun learning experience with Ted and others from our farm community. Make and eat pizzas with fresh, local tomatoes, basil, oregano, and other in-season vegetables. Use mozzarella and a sampling of other local cheeses and sausages. […]

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Hurrah for Women Farmers!

Here is a front page article from the Washington Post about the increase of women farmers and the direction they are taking agriculture.  I myself am following a similar path now. Female Farmers Sprouting Don’t miss the pictures either!  The pigs are soo cute.

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Willow Pond Plant Sale

Looking for organic plants and herbs for your garden this year? Please stop by the Pilgrim Church on Saturday, May 23rd from 9 am to 12 noon for Certified Organic vegetable seedlings, including 16 varieties of tomatoes. To pre-order seedlings, download and print the pre-order instructions, plant selection and order form and mail the order […]

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Maple Syrup

As the sap is literally running like a stream out of our over 100 year old Sugar Maple tree, damaged from the ice storm this past winter, my family and I headed up to SugarMomma’s for some good old fashioned maple syrup products.  We tried popcorn, ice cream, cotton candy, maple covered nuts, and yes […]

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For the Shrimp Lovers

Shrimp Creole Recipe 3/4 lb shrimp, fresh or frozen 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1 clove of garlic, chopped 1/4 cup butter 3 T. flour 1 tsp chili powder salt and pepper to taste 2 cups canned tomatoes serve with rice Saute onion, green pepper, and garlic in butter.  Blend in […]

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