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Local Wine & Cheese Tasting Preview

Mary and Paul are wine and cheese geeking out about tomorrow night’s tasting. Here’s a little preview of what’s in store: Mary says: Despite what most of us think or have been taught, every wine does not go with every cheese. Fresh acidic cheeses, like goat cheese, need a fresh high-acidity wine like Sauvignon Blanc. (We will do […]

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Mary’s Garden Update: Pineapple Sage

  Herb garden update from Mary Watson: Harvested first crop of basil, pineapple sage, shiso, and lemon thyme. Also harvested a small amount of cinnamon basil and lemon basil. We expect to have the garden ready for visits starting late August/early September! Curious about Pineapple Sage? Here’s the scoop from Mary: Pineapple sage, like all […]

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Strawberry Jubilee and Fox 5 Strawberry Recipe

Join Great Country Farms this Saturday for their annual Strawberry Jubilee–the earliest in the history of the farm due to the warm spring weather. There’s U-Pick in the morning (come early for the best picks!), music, food, and celebration like the annual Diaper Derby, visits with the Strawberry Princess. Don’t miss Grandma Z’s strawberry shortcake, […]

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Mother’s Day Sips Selections by Sommelier Mary Watson

Toasting to mom this weekend? Sommelier Mary Watson shares some of her favorite Champagne and sparkling wine picks, plus shares a few ideas for simple sparkling wine based treats. “I have many favorite sparkling wines–they are my favorite kind of wines to drink. Sparkling wines are offered in an amazing range of choices and price […]

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