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CSA member Becca picked this beautiful bouquet at the farm. Find out about what else is on u-pick in today's update! And don't forget to send us your photos or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 15th... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Clagett Farm
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CSA member Bonnie's daughter picked these beautiful flowers at the farm. Find out about what else is on u-pick in today's update! And don't forget to send us your photos or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at Clagett Farm
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We don't want to be those bloggers who suddenly go silent on you for a long stretch of time, so we're giving it to you straight: We need to take a month off. We're heading out on a much needed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at The Bitten Word
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Food Network Magazine (July 2016) "Hot enough for ya?" Honestly, gang, we usually hate small-talk about the weather. Yes, it's cold in the winter! Man, it sure is hot in the summer. But: Man, it sure is hot this summer!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2016 at The Bitten Word
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Dave captured this shot of a two-spotted stink bug (a beneficial predator) killing a Colorado potato beetle on an eggplant plant. Send us your photos or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 11th Week of the CSA... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at Clagett Farm
We haven't been to Iron Gate since it reopened. But I do love that courtyard. Totally know what you mean about feeling like a crotchety old person: "Why go out? We're just gonna end up back here."
Your hole-in-the-wall approach sounds perfect!
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This week's photo, of a cute little critter spotted at the farm, is from chesapeakebayfoundation on Instagram. Send us your photos or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 10th Week of the CSA season, everyone! ANNOUNCEMENTS &... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at Clagett Farm
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Bon Appétit (July 2016) "You haven't been to All Purpose?" "OMG how have you not had the fried chicken at Maketto yet??" "Surely you guys have done the tasting menu at Kinship?" "Conosci? Kyirisan? Convivial? Masseria?" "Pineapple and Pearls? You... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at The Bitten Word
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Oh, that's a good idea! We should do that. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2016 on Jerk Spice-Rubbed Chicken Legs at The Bitten Word
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This week's photo of green onions is from Instagram user imnotamorningrunner. Send us yours or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 9th Week of the CSA season. ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS ABOUT THIS WEEK'S SHARE: The summer crops... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Clagett Farm
"I want everyone off this diet. Except for you."
Toggle Commented Jul 13, 2016 on Jerk Spice-Rubbed Chicken Legs at The Bitten Word
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Bon Appétit (June 2016) There are moments in friendships when you reach a new plateau, when you discover something new about someone that strengthens your bond together. Something that really sparks and takes the friendship to a deeper, truer place.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at The Bitten Word
Oh no! I'm sorry to hear that! I really appreciate you sharing your feedback here, though.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2016 on Blueberry and Corn Crisp at The Bitten Word
Oh that's a good thought. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2016 on Blueberry and Corn Crisp at The Bitten Word
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This week's photo of strawberry fields is from Instagram user ianblackwellrogers. Send us yours or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 8th Week of the CSA season. We hope you had an excellent holiday weekend. ANNOUNCEMENTS &... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Clagett Farm
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Bon Appétit (July 2016) A few weeks ago, we spent a long weekend on Fire Island with a big group of friends. Fire Island is unlike anywhere else we've ever been. It's dotted with little towns packed tight with beach... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at The Bitten Word
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This photo of the farm was shared by Instagram user ianblackwellrogers. Thanks, Ian! REMINDER: We're giving the farm workers and volunteers a break to spend the July 4th weekend with their families. So there is no share pick-up this week.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Clagett Farm
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We don't talk about being gay all that much on this blog. Oh, sure, we told you about when we got married. And we've brought you along on some of the great trips we've taken as a couple. It's obviously... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at The Bitten Word
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UPDATE: Sorry for any confusion about what's on U-pick. This week, it's only flowers and herbs. But from June 26 - July 2, you can come pick just about anything on the farm. See the full list below, under What's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at Clagett Farm
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Cook's Country (June/July 2016) Clay went for a run this morning in Rock Creek Park, a large national park here in Our Nation's Capital. It's a truly beautiful place to be in the mornings, a quiet swath of green in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at The Bitten Word
We saw that essay the other day! So beautiful and well written. Thanks for sharing it here.
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2016 on Grilled Onions and Gun Control at The Bitten Word
(We totally share your frustration about EHN, Virginia! So sick and tired of taxation without representation! But that's a rant for another post...)
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2016 on Grilled Onions and Gun Control at The Bitten Word
That's a poignant thought, Jill. It didn't even occur to us as we wrote that. We agree with you!
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2016 on Grilled Onions and Gun Control at The Bitten Word
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This week's photo of Motherwort and a bee is from Instagram user LittleBirdBotanicals. Happy 6th Week of the CSA season! ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS We're Looking for Volunteers in the Garden: The Farm has recently acquired new planters that are designed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Clagett Farm