Amazing Tallow

Throughout history, tallow has been combined with medicinal plants and herbs and applied to the skin to assist in healing. Its uses are many: burns, chapped skin and lips, diaper rash, wounds, [...]


Dust baths are absolutely necessary for a chicken’s health. Free range or farm pastured chickens can often find some soft earth and dig themselves a nice hole to bathe in. Other times, chickens [...]

Preserving Figs

In the dead of winter when the fig trees are bare, it's nice to pull out a jar of preserved figs. Eat them straight out of the jar, pour over ice cream, in yogurt, put in baked goods, make jam, [...]

We be Jammin’!

Friday night jammin' has a whole new meaning for me these days. Fig jam is one of my favorite things to make and eat! It's super easy to make and you don't have to fuss with pectin or use a lot [...]

Dehydrating Figs

The other day I was talking about my figs and my situation with not having enough time; making jam and preserving figs requires hours of time and preparation. Luckily, Dana my fellow grad [...]

Oh Fig!

  There is something for me that is nostalgic about figs. They take me back in time when screen  doors and windows were left unlocked and opened and when catching fireflies in the fields [...]

August’s Hot Chick of The Month

Eloida is an Ameraucana hen and lays lovely medium sized blue and green eggs. This rumpless, tufted beauty is a sweet, docile, and affectionate hen who enjoys sitting in your lap and snuggling [...]


Our Micro Farm At Boca Family Micro Farms we are committed to growing and raising nutrient dense foods using organic and sustainable farm practices. Absolutely NO herbicides, fungicides, [...]

Summer Garden Veggie Soup

Summer garden soup. This soup serves up a heaping load of nutritious veggies that you can enjoy hot or cold. It's full of nutrition, antioxidants, beta carotenes, and carotenoids.

Zucchini, Carrot, & Apple Bread

Ironically, though we try to grow most of our food, our son will not eat a vegetable or a fruit, so this is a great way to sneak in tons of veggies, fruits and nuts in a healthy snack. It’s so [...]


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