Nine Generations at Georges Mill Farm

“That’s Saffire,” Molly Kroiz explained, nodding at the goat who’d turned to look us over. “She used to be the queen, but there was a coup d’etat last summer, and Hannah deposed her. For a while she was depressed, and her milk production dropped, but eventually they formed a kind of coalition government, and now…

GCF Kale Watch Week Three: Spinach

I picked the spinach in that bowl on February 10, which is the dead of winter on the Blue Ridge, but the leaves I pulled from the ground were not dead. The big leaves with the red streaks on their stems had probably been alive for three or four weeks, during which time the temperature…

Brew LoCo Hosts CSA site to Serve Community

Ever since my recent visit to Brew LoCo, a new shop in Landsdowne that sells brewed beverages and brewing supplies, I’ve been pondering the verb “to brew”: how you can define it in a way that’s consistent with making both coffee and beer? From the drinker’s perspective, the two processes have nothing in common but…