Blackberry Basil Jam

 

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Capturing the taste of the sweet summer sun, blue skies and laughter, our signature Blackberry Basil Jam is sure to please.

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Each bite of our Blackberry Basil Jam will remind you of the time you, too, stepped off the path up to taste your very own straight off the vine blackberries.

 

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Requested by chefs and fans – like my nephew pictured here picking blackberries – this crisp, clean, earthy basil is hand-cut and added to the freshest blackberries – near bursting with their juices.

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Be sure to secure a jar for yourself! Available for purchase online and at Locations and Events like these.

Take a moment and tell us about your blackberry picking adventures!

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A taste of Southern Springtime & Wild Violet Jelly

One of the first flowers to emerge in the spring, our purple and white violets are handpicked under the tall southern pine trees and woodland edges of our land.

 

Ever wonder what springtime in the South tastes like? Wild Violet Jelly brings soft floral and tender herb notes to highlight the tastes of the season. Enjoy this gently floral jelly with strawberries, custards and other desserts or smothered over a breakfast scone.

Available in person and online, while supplies last.

 

Homemade cucumber trellis from Bamboo and Crepe Myrtle limbs and companion planting chart

I love mixing up plants in my garden. Finding the right mix of herbs, vegetables, flowers and seeing what surprises come each season. Here’s a good chart I found and so appreciate the options and details. Maybe you’ll enjoy this too.

via Companion Planting Information and Chart – The Permaculture Research Institute

This year I’m going to mix something with the cucumbers that I’ve planted as well as many of the other plantings. We crafted a trellis (below)  specifically for the cucumbers from recycled tree limbs from our farm. I’m thinking a companion climber might be in order to go along with the cucumbers, but who knows??

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Georgia Organics Conference

 

We’re so excited to be joining the Georgia Organics Conference this month. Plus, we’ve decided to become Georgia Organics Members.

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If you’re attending the event, let’s meet there. If not, maybe we’ll see you at one of the other Georgia Organics events, or at the farmers market when we are able to demonstrate the fruits of our learnings!

Feels great using my herb garden and bee hives to create organic lip balm

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So proud! I harvested Melissa and Aloe from my herb garden alongside with honey and wax from my bee hives to make my very first batch of lip balm. I love the results! After a few days I’m already seeing great results and enjoy the consistency of the balm, too. It’s amazing how quickly the impact of good, organic ingredients can impact our bodies. My lips were wind-burnt and cracking from working outside and mornings at the farmers market under the hot southern sun. Now, my lips actually are kiss-able! Whoop! Whoop!

Many thanks to How To Provide For Your Family for their recipe, too!!

This recipe is easy-peezy. After you make these, you will wonder why you were spending $3 per tube from the store. 1 ounce Beeswax 2 tbsp Avocado Oil 4 tsp Coconut Oil 2 tsp Cocoa Butter 2 tsp Honey ~ 1 tsp Aloe Vera 1/2 tsp Vitamin E Oil 1/8-1 tsp Beet Powder (optional colorant) […]

via Moisturizing Lip Balm — How to Provide

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