Fox Trot Farm

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Making Pickled Red Beets

November 5, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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How to make Pickled Red Beets and an Impromptu Saturday Farm Tour

Saturdays are always work days for us since Bob is home and we can do projects together. This past Saturday I had a huge bunch of freshly dug red beets to process, too, and Christmas pot holders to finish for … Continue reading

Caramelized Onion, Bacon & Cheddar Omelet with Fox Trot Farm Eggs

October 26, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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Our most delicious Fox Trot Farm Fresh Egg Omelet EVER!

Our eggs make GREAT omelets due to the high quality of our chicken’s diet and all the fresh air and sunshine they enjoy. Let me tell you how our most recent omelet masterpiece began: with me craving French Onion Soup … Continue reading

Honeybee colony in a tree

October 22, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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Open Air Honeybee Colony to See!

Earlier this summer, we had a swarm of honeybees that left their nice big hive in our apiary to fly straight up about 25 feet into a cedar tree before taking off for parts unknown. I just hated losing that … Continue reading

Henrietta Hen in the Holly Tree

October 1, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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We’re Open for Business Today!

It’s Sunday, October 1st…hard to believe that it’s fall, but the temperature outside convinced me this morning! It’s a beautiful day to visit Fox Trot Farm and stroll the gentle slopes to see our animals. One of our chickens’ favorite … Continue reading

Cheesy Noodle Casserole with Lamb

September 17, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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Lamb-extravaganza! Loin chops and ground lamb on sale today!

Farmer Bob and I were rearranging our big chest freezer and we discovered that we have an abundance of ground lamb and lamb chops! Lucky for you because Farmer Bob said, “Why don’t we have a special sale this Sunday?” … Continue reading

Feeding the chickens

September 10, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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Honey Sticky Buns and more for National Honey Month!

Oh my goodness….Granny Bee sure has been busy baking! September is National Honey Month and what better way to celebrate than cooking and baking with honey? Here’s a plate of freshly baked sticky buns….made with lots of butter and HONEY, … Continue reading

Cicada emerging from its shell

August 25, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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What about that cicada chirping in the tree, and more insect miracles

What is¬†that big mysterious brown, empty bug shell sticking on the side of tree? Or, in this case, on the side of our pullet house? It’s a cicada! ¬†Imagine my delight when I was cleaning cobwebs off the pullet house … Continue reading