Farm Star Living

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean the fun is! Absolutely not! Give the kiddies something fun to help you with in the kitchen and something to look forward to! Here are 3 super easy, fun, and healthy kid friendly recipes that are sure to impress even the pickiest of palettes!

Zac Brown knows a great thing when he sees it - like Chef Rusty Brown! The two of them created the famous Eat 'n Greets, incredible gourmet meals before the Zac Brown Band concerts, offering a chance for fans to mix 'n mingle and enjoy a delicious, memorable meal created by Chef Rusty and served by Zac and the band themselves. I sat down with Chef Rusty to learn about life on the road, as well as his passion for serving great food at a moment's notice!

Organics. We know the term, we know what it means, or do we? Read more to find out more about organics and how one company has been doing it right. Not just because it's on trend, but because they've been committed to doing this professionally since 1930. Yep, trendsetters!

This weekend marks the Second Farm to Table International Symposium in New Orleans, LA, and I'll be moderating a panel there along with some of the movers and shakers in the Farm to Table world, Farm to School World and more. Chaired by Michel Nischan, Founder of Wholesome Wave, this will be one event you won't want to miss!

Love grapes? Did you know they're not just for snacking? Thanks right, you can cook with them! And in SO many ways! Read more to find out how I spent breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Sun World grapes!

The Festival is almost here, and it's going to be big! Chef Ford Fry's sixth annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival is coming up on Sunday, July 20. If you haven't been to this event before, read the blog, learn about it, keep your calendar open, and buy a ticket - benefit Georgia Organics and The Giving Kitchen!

It's important to be in-the-know with the trend-setters in our food system, and that's why I want to introduce Wholesome Wave to you. What they've done has made an impact on our country's system of buying fresh food, and chances are you'll see their SNAP program at any Farmer Market you visit. Take a read for yourself and meet our guest blogger, Wholesome Wave!

I had the privilege of spending some time with the brothers of TO-JO Mushrooms! One thing I can relate to is wanting to honor the legacy of family - all out of love, passion and the sheer joy it brings. And the joy a great mushroom dish brings - like Tony and Joe's to-die for Portobello sliders! Read on ...

Recently I attended UNITED FRESH in Chicago to learn more about the companies bringing their food to the public. I saw a lot of new things on the market that caught my attention, as well as a few staples that I always gravitate towards in the stores. The few things I really loved, however, came as a surprise even to myself!

One thing that sings summer is gorgeous, beautiful fruit! And one thing we love is the lemon. We decided to treat ourselves to a little piece of sunshine and looked over the Limoneira website for something special, but simple. And here's what we came up with!