Ramblings From the Flip Flop Farmer

3 Resources for Becoming a Market Gardener

3 Resources for Becoming a Market Gardener

Before you go any further, you need to ask yourself is this REALLY what you want to do? If you answered yes, then here are our top 3 resources for becoming a market gardener. Farming has taken a new look in recent years and it seems to have become theRead More…

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What is this Fathead Dough All About

What is this Fathead Dough All About

We’re here today in the Clucking It Up Kitchen to figure out what is this fathead dough all about. We’ve actually been using it nearly all this month. It’s made crackers (similar to “cheez-its”), hot pockets, pizza crust, pigs in a blanket, even little slider rolls. We plan on usingRead More…

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The REAL White Meat: Chicken or Rabbit

The REAL White Meat: Chicken or Rabbit

The REAL white meat: chicken or rabbit Rabbit? What? You’ve got to be crazy. Before you pass judgement, hear me out. We had the opportunity this past week to try rabbit. I can remember as a kid eating rabbit (insert horrifying story here). I couldn’t have told you for theRead More…

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Our Top Five Seed Catalogs

Our Top Five Seed Catalogs

Seed catalog season is upon us and the results of our top five seed catalogs are in!  Seeds are a HUGE investment for the farm and we do our best to make sure we find the best quality seed for the best price. Things that we continuously look for areRead More…

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Easy One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

Easy One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

I’m all about easy dinners. Sometimes you just run out of daylight and need to get something done quickly. This is one of my new favorites – Easy One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe Anyway, the other day I was perusing through Pinterest looking for something to make for dinner.Read More…

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Easy Crock-Pot Mulled Cider

Easy Crock-Pot Mulled Cider

Easy Crock-Pot Mulled Cider From the Clucking It Up Kitchen When we begin getting into fall, a shot goes off in my soul – it’s time for hot cider! I have to say that there is nothing more satisfying than to meander around the farm with a warm cup ofRead More…

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Men’s Large Crochet Beanie Pattern

Men’s Large Crochet Beanie Pattern

Men’s Large Crochet Beanie Pattern A few weeks ago we were at one of the last farmers markets of the season – I know kind of sad. We had a wonderful couple come by our booth and ask if I could do custom sized hats. Well, of course I can.Read More…

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Somewhere In America

Somewhere In America

Somewhere in America, there is a neighbor helping another. Somewhere in America, there is a child playing in the mud. Somewhere in America there is a farmer praying for rain. Somewhere In America… I’m not sure there are even words sometimes to express our gratitude and appreciation for what weRead More…

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Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie Bowls

So, I totally ran across a picture the other day of these things called smoothie bowls….what in the world are smoothie bowls?! I had no idea, but it sure looked delicious! It turns out that smoothie bowls are all the rage on Instagram who knew – cause I found it on Pinterest.Read More…

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What Exactly is Fodder?

What Exactly is Fodder?

I know, I know you’re wondering what exactly is fodder? If you are an urban farmsteader/farmer, fodder is all the rage. It’s all over Pinterest, Backyard Chickens, and countless blogs and websites. But really, what exactly is fodder?  Fodder is a type of food for various farm animals such as cattle,Read More…

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