Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes!  It’s CSA Week 11

MILLSAP FARMS CSA NEWSLETTER Over 700 pounds of tomatoes this week – start thinking’ about all those yummy tomato recipes!! MILLSAP FARM ELSEWHERE W E B S I T E Farm News: Heat on the Farm July 18, 2017 This time … Continue reading

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Farm News: The Three P’s of Sustainable Farming, Part 3- ProfitJuly 11, 2017

This week we continue with our essay about what it means for Millsap Farm to be sustainable.   People often tour our farm to see a sustainable farm in action, either as educational groups, or as part of pizza night. … Continue reading

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The Three P’s of Sustainable farming, Part 2, People MatterJuly 5, 2017

This week we return to the topic of sustainable farming, after a brief interruption last week to note the wind damage to the high tunnels.    People often tour our farm to see a sustainable farm in action, either as … Continue reading

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Welcome to Spring CSA shares heading home

This is the 10th Winter CSA and the First of three pickups for preseason shares. (Farmers Market Pick up this Saturday) Start thinking about our CSA appreciation dinner held on the last Tuesday pickup – May 2. Details to come. … Continue reading

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9th winter CSA and the arrival of zucchini 

MILLSAP FARMS CSA NEWSLETTER MILLSAP FARM ELSEWHERE  W E B S I T E This is the ninth Winter CSA!    Farm News: Soil Prep on Millsap Farm March 21, 2017 We’ve been busy the past couple of months getting … Continue reading

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Farm Wreath Making Class

We are hosting a wreath making class Tuesday December 16th from 2-4. We will gather the materials from the farm and the assemble a wreath. Please bring a small pruner and any thing you want to add like ornamental cuttings … Continue reading

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OzarksCRAFT is hosting a Free Integrated Pest Management workshop

Curtis of Millsap Farms helped start and run OzarksCRAFT which is an outreach to help educated those in the area that are interested in learning about sustainable farming.  There is a workshop this Thursday that is free and open for … Continue reading

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Making Vanilla Extract the Real Stuff

We are making vanilla extract today.  This is the real stuff, not vanillin which is a by product from paper making known and widely sold as Imitation Vanilla.  So it really is pretty easy, it just takes patience.  We purchase our vanilla beans … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard, also known as silverbeet, perpetual spinach, spinach beet, crab beet, seakale beet, and mangold, is a favorite among dark leafy green lovers!   Chard was indigenous to the Mediterranean and is referred to as Swiss because of the 16th century Swiss botanist who wrote … Continue reading

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Spicy Caramelized Sweet Corn and How to Freeze Corn

We use a 10-inch cast-iron skillet here, but you can use whatever kind of skillet you have. 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter Kernels from 3-4 ears fresh corn 2 scallions or onions, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed if desired, … Continue reading

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