Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Garden

Love Apple Tomato

Wild Fennel Growing in the back of Clifton

One Big Squarsh
Ice Plant
Heirloom Okra
Litchi Tomatoes

We have put alot more effort into our garden this year. It has been a great learning experience for everyone involved. In addition to the photoed items we have Eggplant, Cucumbers, Melons, Kale , Swiss Chard and a pretty robust herb garden. Earlier in the spring we grew Arugula, Peas, Turnips and Radishes.

Appalachian Star Farm Dinner 2011

Thanks to Everyone invovled with the Appalachian Star Farm Dinner this Past Sunday. Unfortunately we didn't get very many food pictures because as you can see there was a very inviting pool to distract everyone.
The menu was as follows:

Tomato Raspberry Gazpacho

Beet and Fennel Salad with Mountain View Farm Cheese

Whole Grain Trofie with Sharondale Farms Mushrooms, Okra and Slow Cooked Duck or Chicken egg:)

Fire Roasted Duck Breast with Braised Duck Leg, Summer Squash, Offal Sauce and Confit Potatoes

Fresh Berries with Wood Sorell and Cucmber Slushie