It is now past mid January, moving toward February when spring hopes eternal. Do you sense it too? Sunday I could smell it in the air; yes it was drizzling, dark and drear, but I caught it on a passing breeze, a slightly sweet familiar aroma of the promise of daffodils, … Read More
One of the more glamorous tasks of farming is hose repair. A downward gusher at a break can cause the most amazing sink hole. An upward geyser is playtime for birds, a startling ankle chiller, or a cold slap in the face. Yes, I am a fan of the soaker hose. … Read More
May 1, 1999 I moved onto this property. I fell in love with the soil and the light. The love affair continues, ever more intensely as I have rooted myself like the old apple tree that stood on this land for who knows how many years. I believe growing food or any … Read More
Overnight the petticoated fairy flower, also known as Columbine opens her skirt and floats the morning dew drops that will not drop while I watch. Laying down on the job, into the soil Michele pokes the tiny green blades that will become giant golden orbs of savory sweet onions. I … Read More
Sunrise over the farm welcomes 2015 earlier this month. This morning was the first new moon of 2015 and therefore I believe it is still acceptable to wish you all a Happy New Year. My theme this year is Grace and Renewal. For me grace is wrapped up with renewal as my … Read More
Under the sliver of a waning, crescent moon at 6:00 this morning I walked the soup and cheese out to the farm stand. Some day I may actually capture the moon as my eye sees it. The camera snaps it like a ball every time, never a sliver, a crescent or a … Read More
Founder, Owner, and Operator of LaBiondo Farm & Kitchen. Read more about Karen Biondo under the ABOUT tab.