A Mother’s Day Post that’s All about Emily – from Nate’s Point of View

Mother Earth. Mother Nature. Women have long been associated with the art and science behind the world of agriculture, and in the past few decades the number of women in America who are farm owners and operators has exploded. And yet, there’s still a strong perception of farmers as men. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, […]

Spring Salad

Spring calls for fresh salads loaded with nutrition! Serving size: 2 large salads Ingredients 4 cups Silverthorn salad mix 1 cup Silverthorn spinach, chopped 1 medium Silverthorn carrot, grated 1/4 cup Silverthorn watermelon radish, grated 1/2 avocado 6 Tbsp Caprini Creamery Chevre feta, crumbled a handful of Silverthorn cilantro leaves a handful of Silverthorn green […]

BBQ Chicken Collard Green Burrito

Slow roast or grill a some chicken and make these delicious and nutritious collard green wrapped burritos. makes 6-8 rolls Ingredients 2 breasts from Hawkins Family Farm whole chicken, cooked and shredded (AND you’ll have leftover chicken for another meal!  Win, Win!) 2 sweet potatoes, cooked until tender 1 bunch Silverthorn collard greens or chard […]

Heart and Soul: The Fuel that Runs a Farm

What Is a farm? The answer seems simple enough—a place where food is grown. But talk to Nate Parks, co-owner of Silverthorn Farm, and he’ll give you a deeper perspective. “We’re a farm,” he says, “but what does that mean? It means we have greenhouse production, seedling production, field production, a crew, a processing facility […]