The Great Bread Bake of 2015

Confession: I love fresh bread. All kinds. If you put a warm loaf of mysterious seed/flour source in front of me I will eat it with or without the presence of butter. I have tried several times to make my own bread and it usually turns into a dense, flat brick. I’ll eat it anyway, but it’s just not…right. I tried growing a sourdough starter a few months back and ended up pitching it because it just wouldn’t take off, baffling my bakery contacts. I can cook, I can bake, I cannot bake bread. Until now.

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The Less-Distant Future

Have you ever been planning on something for such a long time and then…BAM! It smacks you right in the face out of nowhere? Or even worse, had several long-term plans and then they all start compounding and suddenly plans you’ve had for months are on your doorstep and there’s no way you’re prepared to deal with them yet? Well that’s what happened to me and, man, where did the time go?

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And We’re Live!

Since June my boyfriend and I have been hunkering down and fleshing out a business plan to start up a farm. I come from an agricultural background so I’m extra excited to get back into it! We’ve just received confirmation today that we have secured a home and property that’s already set up for our livestock choice which was one of two big obstacles, so we’re so close! What livestock have we chosen, you may ask? Continue reading