Innisfree Vegetable Garden Blog

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Meet Frazier

Meet Frazier

What do you like most about Innisfree so far? I find Innisfree’s community a refreshing breath of cool clean air, a dream come true, and an escape from a fast paced style of living. Everyone I meet greets me with a welcoming smile. I feel at home already in Crozet, Virginia thanks to everyone who […]

Wilted Spinach Salad With Garlic & Hazelnuts

Wilted Spinach Salad With Garlic & Hazelnuts

ingredients: -1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach -1/4 to 1/3 cup olive oil -3 cloves garlic, minced -1 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts -3 to 4 tablespoons wine , champagne . or balsamic vinegar -salt —freshly ground black pepper procedure: 1. Remove the spinach stems and place the leaves in a clean sink or a large bowl. […]

“Spring break” visits in the Midwest

 I (Amy) am currently on hiatus from the lovely veggie garden, but my mind is still partially focused on the garden. I had the privilege of visiting a great organization in South Bend Indiana called Green Bridge Growers. Green Bridge uses aquaponics to grow their yummy and beautiful produce. Their aquaponics system involves a colony […]

Things are coming along…

Our greenhouse is filling up with seedlings, our hands are getting dirty with soil, and the temperatures are starting to feel like spring! We are busy, busy, busy- but here is an update:        

Spring “training”

  It’s been a week of beautiful weather! Thanks to the sun and nice temperatures, we have been able to do a lot of work outside. One main task this week has been spreading compost and preparing beds out in the field for planting.  Filling wheelbarrows and carts full of compost, pushing them out into the fields, […]

Innisfree Art Studio blog

Posts from our Art Studio :

We are moving!

We are moving all of our posts over to the main Innisfree Village website. Our new URL if you’d like to keep track of posts you can go HERE. Maybe we’ll have a nicer looking URL in the future, but for now head to the main Innisfree blog in the art category to see what we’re […]

Inspired by Nature outdoors and indoors…

Inspired by Nature outdoors and indoors…

Last week, Amy made these really great bird feeders with the nature group out of corn syrup and birdseed. They were left to dry all week, and we came in this past Friday to string them up and get them ready to hang in trees. We had such great luck with weather! It was warm […]

April Round-up

April Round-up

We have been trying to enjoy this gorgeous spring as much as possible, which has resulted in some really fun projects this past month! The Innisfree Art Studio has expanded into a 3 days/week workstation and it’s been so fun coming up with more and more projects to suit all sorts of needs. Here’s a […]

VSA Art Show 2016: Pictures

A bit delayed but here are pictures of the proud artists from this year’s VSA Art Show! The show is still up until May, so go take a look if you can! Most of the art pictured is also for sale.    

VSA Art Show 2016

VSA Art Show 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Innisfree Art Studio will be participating in the Very Special Art show this Saturday , March 19th at the Carver Recreation Center in Charlottesville, VA! Over a dozen Innisfree artists have pieces in the show and we are eager to show off our hard work.  6:30-8pm with refreshments, music, and […]

Innisfree is looking for a farm intern!

The farm internship at Innisfree is an opportunity for the applicant to gain experience in animal
husbandry and the practice of rotational grazing. You will be helping with the daily cattle and sheep moves and observations, with the intent that you would be working towards proficiency in
understanding what goes into the decisions that we make every day. You will also be exposed to
animal health checks for both sheep and cattle, how to evaluate animals for health concerns and how to safely and effectively work with them. As a compliment to these areas, you will be involved in the upkeep and installation of permanent fence infrastructure, and the use and maintenance of farm
machinery.

Please refer to the full description for more information —> Farm Internship

If interested, please fill out our application form and e-mail to [email protected]

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