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, […]