Artisan Sheepskins Arrive + Market Bounty

Artisan Sheepskins Arrive + Market Bounty

Raising livestock and vegetables involves more than the pleasures of the table. Peppers can be dried, fashioned into ristras, and hung around the house as decorative touches. Gourds make fantastic fall centerpieces. But sheepskins are another order of awesome. Seat...
Taking Care of Sheep + Saturday Market

Taking Care of Sheep + Saturday Market

Building and nurturing a working organic and biodynamic farm for both vegetables and livestock comes with a wild diversity of demands — everything from irrigating plants to moving pigs around between different fields. When it comes to livestock, there’s also the...
Farm Dinners + Events Come to Black Cat Farm

Farm Dinners + Events Come to Black Cat Farm

Black Cat Organic Farm is thrilled to announce the opening of our new dinner and event space on the farm. Our team spent several years transforming turn-of-the-century farm buildings into atmospheric, spacious stages for special events — everything from celebrations...
Pig Power + Saturday Market

Pig Power + Saturday Market

Human power is essential at Black Cat Farm. We seed and plant. We irrigate. We weed. We harvest, clean vegetables and bring them to the Market and the restaurants.  But we don’t do everything. Much of the work, in fact, gets done by our heritage pigs. Only for them,...
Pea Shoots & Fava Bean Tops + Saturday Market

Pea Shoots & Fava Bean Tops + Saturday Market

Harvests during April and May involve plenty of abundance. Overwintered vegetables like greens and carrots are vibrant and sweet, radishes and turnips emerge, and spring plantings of lettuces and other leafy plants root and rise.  But the harvests aren’t wildly...
Welcome home, sun + market bounty

Welcome home, sun + market bounty

We woke to the sun rising over the plains, a first in quite a number of days. The urge to face east and roar, “Welcome back, old friend!” erupted. Instead, we headed straight to the fields. Mud? Plenty. But the greens looked like they had spent a few weeks in the gym...