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Archive for January, 2007

Fresh and Local Recipes!

THOM’S STRAWBERRY-RHUBARB SMOOSH
This sauce can be boiled longer to make a nice jam. To preserve by canning either the sauce or the jam, follow the hot pack method in any jam preserves recipe.

12 c. strawberries, cleaned and crushed
10 c. sugar
4 c. rhubarb cut into 1/2” pieces

Cook on medium heat until sugar dissolves, then boil rapidly. [...]

Mid - January Crop report and Science Project

Hello Global Warming Fans,  
This morning I received an e-mail from my friend Roger in Moscow, Idaho.  He reports below 0 F wintry weather.  I remember mid-January weather like that there in the 1970’s and early 1980’s.  I also heard a report on NPR’s Morning Edition that Moscow,Russia has had no snow and is the same [...]

Welcome to BVO’s Farm Journal and Almanac

Hello, all,
This is my first attempt to post on our new website. I welcome you all to Broad Valley Orchard, our 3 Acre Sustainable Microfarm, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Pennsylvania. My wife, Judy and I started this place from a dream that we had when we were a poor young hippie family wandering [...]