Farm Blog

Cooking with Local Foods through the Winter

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Not much compares to sitting down to a delicious warm soup and homemade cornbread on a cold winter evening. In my opinion, at least… It is one of those simple pleasures that folks living in temp... Read More

Percheron Power

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Especially when your goals are lofty, or simply different from what most folks are doing, it’s good to start preparing early. And as Anne and I consider our long-term farm philosophy and vision,... Read More

Seeds are on the way…

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A time-honored winter tradition for the Midwestern farmer is reading through the seed catalogs. Some years go well, some not so much, but the beautiful tableau of rich colors, mouthwatering descriptio... Read More

Why did we choose the name Regenerative Roots?

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Even though our business name may tongue-tie some with its many syllables, it represents an important concept for us. In a world of high-tech chemically-dependent big agriculture, Dennis and I strive ... Read More

Your garlic has been planted!

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If you ask me, garlic is one of this world’s perfect crops. It’s delicious, stores for ever, and requires a bare minimum of labor (plant it, mulch it, harvest it, enjoy). On top of it all,... Read More