Tag: friendingfarmers

Blooming Ranch

“Laura, what do you want to be when you get older?”, asks an uncle. “Maybe a nurse, doctor or a lawyer?”, an aunt chimes in. Laura stands up tall and proud then says, “I want to be a farmer when I get big.” Smiles and laughter spread throughout the room. “Sweet little girl,” says one […]

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3-Step Lamb Shank

Yesterday, we made lamb shank. The lamb was from a local farmer west of Phoenix called Orbit City Farm. I met her a few weeks ago off of the ten in a gas station parking lot to get the lamb I ordered. It felt like I was doing something illegal and wrong but we weren’t. […]

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Mission’s Garden

Your actions can create a movement. Everything you do, everything you say has the chance  to be a positive influence for other people. Missions Garden was grown by Ethan and Lisa and inspired by the Epic Yard Farm. On just a typical Arizona lot (about 7,500 sq ft) they have managed to grow food. Lots […]

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Backyard Eggs Vs Store Bought Eggs

As it turns out, I am not the best video person in the World. But, in the name of food, I must move past my comfort level and get my video on. This video is a bit surprising. The end could be a little confusing and unexpected. With a little more learning and understanding it […]

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Factory Farms

Let me start off by stating, I am not an animal rights activist. However, I do believe animals should be treated well and cared for appropriately but it is not my calling to actively work towards better animal rights. I believe if more people bought food from the small farms that love, care and cherish […]

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