Elmwood’s Favorite Bone Broth Recipe

Our favorite beef bone broth and chicken stock recipes come from the long-loved cookbook Nourishing Traditions. Find those recipes here. Read more about the health benefits of broth here. A super-simple alternative, direct from Elmwood farmers Mac and Ann: “We put 1 package of frozen beef bones (1 1/2 to 2 lbs.) in a crock-pot, […]

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This Week’s Featured CSA Pickups

HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center: Located in Lexington Green shopping center, HealthwoRx is a natural partner for Elmwood Stock Farm. They help people of all ages achieve their fitness goals and advance their health—and a healthy diet is a big part of that! Our CSA shares are delivered to HealthwoRx on Tuesday afternoons. West Sixth Brewing: On […]

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A Lot to Keep Up With

“The more diverse an ecosystem, the more stable it becomes” is a law of nature. From our rich, fertile soils here at Elmwood Stock Farm to the jungles along the equator, this is true. We follow this law of nature—and many others—by choosing to raise lots of crops and rear several species of mammals and birds. […]

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Right-Handed Traditions

In his article about farm equipment, Mac asked if anyone knows why horses (and, thereby, tractors) are traditionally mounted from the left. Thanks for all of your responses! We especially appreciated this very thorough response from Bill, a CSA member and friend of Elmwood Stock Farm: The tradition or custom of working, mounting, leading horses from […]

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Help Wanted at the Farmers Market

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More Featured Pickup Locations for CSA

The Weekly Juicery (Lexington and Cincinnati locations): Elmwood Stock Farm partners with The Weekly Juicery in a few ways, CSA pickup being one. Pick up your Elmwood CSA share on Old Vine Street (Tuesdays) or in Palomar (Thurdays) in Lexington or on the square in Hyde Park, Cincinnati (Sundays). Stock up on The Weekly Juicery’s USDA-certified-organic juices […]

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Savvy Little Seeds

Seeds are amazingly packaged little powerhouses of genetic potential. The whole gene-chromosome complex, commonly referred to as Mendelian Genetics, is just part of the story. How they store enough energy to get their roots and shoots started, how they protect all this in their unique form of biological amber, is quite remarkable in its own right. […]

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New CSA Pickup Options for 2017

You’ve come to know Elmwood Stock Farm’s CSA farm-share program as a way to guarantee your access to fresh, certified-organic produce, meat and eggs for 22 weeks from May through September. We’ve been offering CSA for more than a decade, and we’ve learned quite a lot in that time! One thing we’ve learned is to listen […]

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Finely Tuned Solar Collector

I like to think of Elmwood Stock Farm as a solar-powered food generator, yet it takes a vast array of equipment, implements, tools and gizmos to bring it to fruition. Caring for our diversity of crops and enterprises requires we perform a multitude of tasks. With a unique blend of old and new technologies, a […]

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Common Wealth

Occasionally, we are asked, “Why would I join your CSA? I like to shop at the farmers market.” Our answer, in a word, is symbiosis; a mutually beneficial relationship by nature. By making the decision to pre-pay for your fresh, wholesome, organic food at the beginning of the farming season, you gain a sense of calm […]

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