Updates From The Farm

Kale & Apple Soup

Kale & Apple Soup Ingredients 1 large bunch kale (about 10 ounces) 1/4 cup cubed pancetta or sliced bacon (about 2 ounces) 4 cups warmed chicken or vegetable stock, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 whole yellow onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 medium apple,...

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Apple-Gruyère Buckwheat Biscuits

Apple-Gruyère Buckwheat Biscuits Ingredients 4 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour, plus more as needed 1 1/3 cups buckwheat flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3 Tbsp brown sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 10 Tbsp unsalted butter, cold, cubed 1 1/2...

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Asian Pear Cake

Asian Pear Cake

This Asian Pear Cake Recipe is sure to bring the flavors of fall to your table! Savor the taste with some vanilla ice cream or enjoy it straight from the oven.

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Fresh Apple Pear Salad

Fresh Apple Pear Salad

As part of our Fall Fruit Extravaganza, we’re sharing some of our favorite recipes so you can bring the flavors of Cloud Mountain Farm Center to your table!

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Codling Moth & Apple Maggot Alert 2020

Codling Moth & Apple Maggot Alert 2020

Hopefully many of you have played with the codling moth tracking tool we have posted about in the past, and are tracking a weather station near you, in hopes of controlling codling moth and apple maggot this summer. Watching the weather has been tricky this year, with...

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Your Home Orchard in the Crazy 2020 Spring.

Your Home Orchard in the Crazy 2020 Spring.

In so many ways, 2020 has been a crazy wild ride for everyone. In addition to the world wide pandemic throwing us into chaos, Mother Nature and the weather are also keeping the home orchardist on their toes! A mild February was followed by a March that had both...

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Eager for Spring

Eager for Spring

The last few weeks have thrown the weather at us, hasn't it? Cold, snow, then wet, wet, wet. But once in a while the sun peaks out and reminds us that spring is just around the corner. We took advantage of a little of that sunshine to walk around the farm- here are...

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How We Produce Fruit Trees

How We Produce Fruit Trees

Cloud Mountain Farm Center is ramping up for a new nursery season! And February through early April is the best time for planting bare root fruit trees. Fruit trees are produced by grafting variety wood to rootstocks, then field growing the resulting trees until they...

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Holiday Thoughts

Holiday Thoughts

Are gardeners on your holiday shopping lists this year? We have some ideas that might help. Winter Interest for the Garden- some plant suggestions Hint: a gift card can work towards adding plants, or you can order for spring pick up. Let us know if you're ordering...

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Gift Recommendation for the Gardener or Farmer on Your List

Felco hand pruners would be welcomed by any gardener (hint: include a holster so they are harder to lose!). Felcos aren't like any other hand pruner and are the most used and recommend by professionals. All parts are replaceable, blades can be easily sharpened by...

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