Today we are headed to the Farmers Market! We want to check out some local farms and see some friends that are doing amazing things!
So it was Saturday and we needed to add some items to our pantry that we either didn’t grow enough of of that we didn’t grow at all. So we did our morning chores, Released the Quackin’s, got them fresh water and sprouted sunflower and then hopped in the car to go to town. Side note, everytime I catch myself saying “going to town” I realize just how country we gotten! Then we hopped in the car and headed for the Farmers Market!
So we decided to fire up the camera and talk about some of the things we have been excited about this week when it comes to food, trying new things and seeing others succeed! One of the things we are super passionate about is supporting other small, local businesses. We might have some small bias but honestly it just feels like the right thing to do. When you see how much work goes into growing or raising food and animals, its makes you want to keep those folks encouraged. Another thing that we find so appealing about folks like that is the passion they have for delivering a great product to the customer that they know by name.
We also talk about some new things for us in the kitchen! Applesauce, Pumpkin Butter and various summer and winter squashes for starters. If you are interested in trying an amazing little squash next summer, these are the ones we grew this year Desi Summer Squash. Also, I made a comment about Honeycrisp apples not making a decent cider. I dont know much about making ciders so maybe it would or maybe it wouldn’t. Not sure!
Burn Barrel Barbeque, food so good you want to lick yer hands to get it all!
We mentioned our friends over at Burn Barrel Barbeque & Condiment Co. if you are in or near the Winchester Virginia area you are really doing yourself a disservice by not shoving their food in yer facehole. This is the first time in my life I ate a pulled pork sammich and I didn’t need to add any sauce to it. It was incredibly juicy and smokey just the way it was. I got home an hour later and could still smell the pork on my hands. This made me think “Is an hour to long to go and still lick my fingers?” I haven’t even begun to go on about their flavorful sauces….go check them out. Then come back here and thank us! Head out to your local Farmers market this weekend and support some local goodness!