Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

Spring is the time of renewal on our farm. At The Loft Restaurant, we are welcoming the warmth, color, and life it brings! Wild-foraged ramps are one of Spring's most highly anticipated harbingers here in the Midwest. We are thrilled to welcome them back to our table at The Loft! Foraged by hand from central [...]

2018-03-07T09:40:55-05:00March 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

Spring’s Newest Arrivals for Easter Weekend!

At the heart of Easter is the celebration of new life and new beginnings. In the budding days of Spring here at our farm and creamery, it is easy to find signs of new life popping up everywhere. We relish the opportunity for you to join with us, from near or far, in delighting at [...]

2016-06-16T14:06:10-04:00March 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring’s Newest Arrivals for Easter Weekend!

Spring Has Sprung at The Loft!

The sea of green that transforms our landscape and our table heralds the coming of Spring in the Midwest. After winter months spent drawing on the stores of the larder, spring allows us to throw open our kitchen doors and welcome once again fresh food straight from the land. As the new plants in our [...]

2018-03-07T09:41:01-05:00April 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring Has Sprung at The Loft!

One Chick, Two Chicks, We’ve Got New Chicks!

Just in time for Easter weekend, our newest batch of broiler chicks arrived this past Friday!  In the wee hours of the morning, these brave little chicks arrived at our local post office (can you receive a better package than that?) and were welcomed into their new home on our farm just a few hours [...]

2016-06-16T13:55:30-04:00April 9th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on One Chick, Two Chicks, We’ve Got New Chicks!

Pestled Sorrel – a recipe & reflection

Spring infuses new life not only into our farm but also at our table. As new plants draw energy from the sun-warmed ground and the land invests all its efforts in resurrecting its greenery, that vibrant color also makes its way to our kitchen, where it energizes our culinary endeavors. One of the most recent [...]

2018-03-07T09:41:08-05:00April 8th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Pestled Sorrel – a recipe & reflection

Signs of the Season – Spring!

With eyes wide open, we are trying to capture every evidence that this new season of new life has come… #1. A new calf born on the first day of spring. It’s a girl! #2. Tomato seeds that sprouted yesterday (indoors, of course!). Black Prince, Glacier, Dad’s Sunset, and more…the promise of a rainbow harvest [...]

2018-03-07T09:41:09-05:00March 21st, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Signs of the Season – Spring!