Update from the Farm

When you're a farmer, you don't get sick time. So we're adjusting our farm to take care of some health issues. Please understand and be patient with us as we focus on getting Farmer Ellen healthy this growing season. Just want to let you know that our farm will look a little different this … [Read more...]

Kale, Quinoa, and Avocado Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

From Allrecipes.com   Ingredients: Salad 2/3 cup quinoa 1 1/3 cups water 1 bunch kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 tablespoons chopped red onion 1 tablespoon crumbled feta … [Read more...]

Simple Salad Dressings

It's getting to be that time when Pin Oak Place has a lot of greens available! Here are some of our favorite dressings.   Honey Lemon Dressing shake together: 2 T. Honey 1/4 c. of lemon juice 1/2 c. of oil salt, pepper and herbs to taste   French … [Read more...]

Easy Fresh Radish Salad

So easy and simple and delicious! 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 of a lemon juiced or 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 bunch of radishes slice thinly Salt and pepper to taste Directions   In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice/ vinegar. Pour over radishes and toss. … [Read more...]

Roasted Asparagus

From  "Simply in Season' - 1 pound of asparagus Lay spears in single layer on baking sheet. - 3-4 cloves garlic (minced) - olive oil Sprinkle with garlic then drizzle with oil. Bake in preheated 400f oven or grill, shaking the pan or partially turning every few minutes. When asparagus … [Read more...]

Spring Lasagna

Spring Lasagna with Asparagus, Peas and Stinging Nettles A Recipe from TheBittenWord.com, with inspiration from Martha Stewart Living and Gourmet Serves 6-8 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed 1 medium … [Read more...]

Popcorn Recipe!

This week at the Wohlner's Midweek Farmer's Market, we'll have popcorn available for purchase. We'll have this available every week. It's from our farm and it's certified organic. How about this tasty treat using Rosmann Family Farms' Popcorn? Sounds great!   Cajun Spiced Popcorn 20 … [Read more...]

Spring and new beginnings

Spring is here at Pin Oak Place. We could use some more sunshine to warm up the beds and help the seeds along. So far we have 1.25 acres of crops in the ground. It's a wonderful feeling and as a new mom juggling feeding, diaper changes, naps and farming I'm going to bed feeling accomplished. Thank … [Read more...]

Carrots, Potatoes = happy farmer!

I think the number one reason I love growing root crops is that it's a surprise when you harvest. You never know what you are going to get! I should've harvested the potatoes and carrots weeks ago but I was nervous about the size. It doesn't hurt to dig see what's going on underneath the soil. And … [Read more...]

Beets, Weed Appreciation Fun and Ice Cream!

We won't be at the farmers market this week and the pickup for the Omaha folks will be Friday instead of Wednesday from 9am- 10:30am. Because of this we have extra veggies available. Please visit our local dirt site to see what is available and place an order. You can pick it up at the farm on … [Read more...]