Easy Beef Stew

Ingredients 3 lbs stewing beef in cubes1 lb onions in chunks2 lbs vegetables in chunks (potatoes, carrots, sweet potato, squash, turnip, celery etc - your choice)1/4 cup olive oil3 cloves garlic chopped2 tbs tomato paste2 tbs flour (optional)2 cups beef broth plus a bottle of…

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Baba Ganoush

It makes us think of warmer times and climes, but baba ganoush is a wonderful appetizer to make with the bounty of eggplants around right now. Ingredients 2 lbs eggplant (2 mid-sized eggplants)1/3 cup tahini3 cloves of garlic minced1/3 cup lemon juice1/2 tsp cumin powder1…

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Surviving the Storm

We got rain! Sadly much of our lettuce and greens crop did not make it. Our beautiful river valley land is fertile and rich, but also vulnerable to heavy weather. Still, the way of farming is to 'plant again' for as long as we can…

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Peppers Now, Peppers Later

Our red Carmen peppers, golden Escamillo peppers and their green equivalents are in full production right now. In addition to the fact that these are super sweet tasty peppers of the 'bulls horn' type, we're proud that they were developed by Janika Eckert, one of…

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Positions Filled for the 2018 Season

We have filled all of our employment and internship positions for the 2018 season.  Thanks for your interest and please check back next year!

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Crush Friday in Virginia

Come experience how much better your Friday can be when you trade 8 hours of work for 24 hours to experience all Virginia has to offer. Find out more . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa7b3uIGJM4

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In Season Winter 2018

Despite the stretch of extreme cold we are still offering winter spinach, lettuce, rainbow chard and other greens, in addition to meat, eggs and other farm produce. Available at our farm store or for wholesale purchase.

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Roasted Red Peppers

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Halve, de-seed and dry peppers. Put a small pool of olive oil on a large shallow tray, e.g. A cookie tray. Coat the peppers on the outside and cut edge with oil and arrange cut side down on the tray.…

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Cool Cuke Salsa

Ingredients 1 cucumber4 tomatoes1 medium onion2 tablespoons parsley, chopped (optional)1 or 2 lemons or limesSalt to taste Directions Chop the cucumber, tomato and onion into bite size pieces and place in a salad bowl.Add chopped parsley, if desired.Juice the lime or lemon and pour the…

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Rhubarb Crumble

Filling 1 lb rhubarb, chopped into chunks the length of your thumb1/2 cup fine granulated/castor sugar2 Tablespoons sherry (optional) Crumble Topping 1 cup  self-raising flour1/3 cup butter, chilled1/4 cup light brown sugar1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Directions Heat oven to 400 degreesSimmer rhubarb and sugar…

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French Spinach Soup

Right now spinach is in abundance. It's a great time to make a batch of spinach soup. This recipe will freeze well too, so you can keep some for later when the spinach crop wanes.

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Virginia Green

We're pleased to announce that we have been certified as a Virginia Green location. Virginia Green is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green has established "core activities" specific to each sector of tourism, and these practices…

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Weekends at Riverstone

We are arranging a number of weekend events at the farm, aimed at sharing this beautiful location with more people and helping to spread the word about the power and delight of paying attention to our environment, and knowing more about our food. Joli Ayn…

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Farm Store Open Daily 9am – 7pm

By Popular Demand we are keeping our doors OPEN DAILY from 9:00am-7:00pm! Stop in our little farm store this week for these fresh new items: broccoli and cauliflower and carrots grown here at the farm (in the fields you overlook while at the store). Carrots grow…

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We Have Hens!

We're excited to have eggs again. If you've passed by our farm you will have seen our bright yellow chicken house sitting up near the road. Our girls are settling in and busy roaming and pecking in their new home. They've already started laying and…

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Honoring Thomas Berry

Riverstone Organic Farm sponsored a showing of the film Thomas Berry: The Great Story at the Floyd Country Store Saturday April 18. The work of eco-theologian Berry has touched us and permeates our work on the farm to be good stewards of this beautiful place. More…

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