Magic Bus: The Farm Bus & Farm to Family

Farm BusI have to admit, it started with the bus. It’s not everyday you see a gorgeously painted, 1987 school bus stocked with vegetables and local Virginia products, so when you do, you stop to get the full story. You just do.  Read More

4 Tasty Summer Herbs We Love

I always find this time of year is the perfect time to start growing your own herbs to season your delicious summer meals. I always love having rosemary in my home. The smell is so refreshing and isn’t too strong — the same with thyme. Place a little seed box on your windowsill, plant some seeds and let them grow… it’s economical, entertaining and a great way to spice up your meals. Read More

Why We Love Springtime: Planting Heirloom Seeds

What I love about springtime the most is the transition — when you start to feel the weather getting a little warmer, when you see the first buds appear on the trees and then everything starts to glow and become bright. Things are given a new life. This spring I have decided to decorate my back porch and start to grow herbs and flowers, starting this weekend. I have been researching heirloom seeds and have purchased a couple of packets from The Happy Cat Farm right here in Philly.

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