- New life at the Md. State Fair – Dr. Thomas Hartsock and Joanne birth a calf as fair-goers watch.
- Frederick area dairy/grain farmer Greg Clabaugh grows barley for beer and teams up with brewmaster Tom Flores to form Maryland's original malthouse and farm brewery.
- John and Mary Fendrick, two Montgomery County I.T. techs, leave their desks for the farm.
- Then & Now: Livestock auctions
- Local Buy: Al Spoler talks about local organic produce at One Straw Farm.
It's an antique cow hobble. It was once used to secure a cow's rear legs to prevent injury to a farmer when milking.
from One Straw Farm website
- 1 1/2 cups Orzo
- 1 tablespoon butter,
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup chopped basil
- 1/2 cup grated Muenster cheese
- 2 medium zucchini cut into 1/4 inch slices
- 2 1/2 cups mushrooms
- 1 bunch chard leaves
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon capers
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Parmesan cheese
- Cook orzo. Drain. Add butter, basil, Muenster cheese and plenty of fresh pepper.
- In a skillet, sauté zucchini and mushrooms until tender. Add garlic and chopped chard (or any green you prefer). Stir in capers.
- Toss vegetables over orzo. Salt to taste. Sprinkle with parmesan before serving.
Check out more great recipes and information about organic produce at One Straw Farm's website.