Farmers To You Blog: A Farmer's Perspective

  • A Story Of Resilience: Jasper Hill Farms and Cellars

    by Joan Kahn
    October 16, 2020

    I think we can all agree that these past eight months have been a challenge to us all. On a multitude of levels, the pandemic has greatly affected our lives. While it is easy to get caught up in the trials that we have experienced, this week I would like to focus on the story of a resilient family farm and the positive influence of your partnership with Farmers To You during these trying times. 


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  • Making Stock From Generosity and Abundance

    by Greg Georgaklis
    October 9, 2020

    As I peered into my refrigerator the other day attempting to determine what to cook up for dinner, I found an abundance of vegetables all on their last few days of freshness. While every vegetable has its own peak ripeness and storage length, it seemed that mine had synched up. The cabbage, carrots, broccoli, corn, celery, and the various herbs were shouting, “please eat me soon!”


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  • The Need To Feed, Cultivating Community

    by Greg Georgaklis
    October 2, 2020

    The need to feed others is part of my Greek heritage.

    Greek families love to feed others, whether they are hungry or not! It is about the making of the feast, the connections over a meal, family traditions, and the pure joy and love that come from sharing food.


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  • Onions Need Rain

    by Greg Georgaklis
    September 25, 2020

    Last Tuesday night, as I was making dinner for the Farmers To You team, I chatted with our Lead Buyer about the onion crop this year. She asked if I thought our partner families would be disappointed in the small size of the onions this season. I knew exactly what she was talking about. Having just chopped four pounds of smaller sized onions, to add to the curry and rice dish I was making. And yes, chopping small onions is clearly a lot more work!


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  • Blessed Milk, Keeping the Cream!

    by Greg Georgaklis
    September 18, 2020

    At Farmers To You we are lucky to partner with three smaller family owned Vermont dairies that produce a variety of milk. Strafford Organic Creamery sends us Whole, 2% and 1% homogenized milk among other offerings. While Rogers Farmstead and Larson Farm and Creamery both produce strictly what we refer to as creamline or cream top milk for us to enjoy year round. Some might recognize this type of milk as non-homogenized.


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