5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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Meet ... Vyara Popgeorgieva

14/04/2014

What is your name? Vyara Popgeorgieva   What is your occupation? Software Marketing   Your favorite farmhopping products? I really like the fresh trout from the Monastery as well as the jarred veal from the Wild Farm. Why did you choose farmhopping? Because I want to find clean food easily.   Wish us something. I wish you a succesfull development and more and more people to start using your platform.   Your favorite book? The way of tears…

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Easter recipes (part 3)

14/04/2014

We continue with our suggestions for your Easter menu.  And this time we have prepared not two but three recipes for your! Are you ready to get all covered up in flour and make the best Easter cake ever? The best ones are those you make at home and with one special ingredient - love. Also we have prepared two new lamb recipes so that you have a lot of options for your menu this year. In order to enjoy the great taste and home made dishes, you can improve the recipes using products from our…

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Meet ... Iliana Mantova

08/04/2014

What is your name? Iliana Mantova   What is your occupation? Philologist   Which is your favorite products from the small farms? This is the first time I order so I haven't tried them yet. Why did you choose farmhopping? It's dedicated to a cause that supports the clean and healthy eating. This is an opportunity I could let go by.   Your favorite movie? La vitta e bella   Your favorite book? 1000 shining suns

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Meet ... Josee Malenfant

24/03/2014

What is your name? Josee Malenfant   Where are you from? Canada   What is your occupation? Interpreter   Which are your favorite products from farmhopping? The jarred beef from the Wild Farm and the trout from the Monastery - it’s very fresh!   Why did you choose farmhopping? Because it gives me the opportunity to connect with the people who make the products. I like the idea that I can show them how important they are. The farmers…

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A Farmhopper`s Story

06/02/2013

Image credit: shutterstock Guest blog post by Victor Me and my girlfriend sprang down the front steps of our co-op apartment building bound for the three-block jaunt to the local market.  It was the beginning of the week and, as always, we knew the market’s displays would be jam-packed with lots of fresh products and high-quality vegetables and fruits, including two of our weekly favorites – oranges and honey. We discovered the locally-owned market a few weeks after we moved into the city.…

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THIS CHRISTMAS LESS IS MORE

14/12/2012

Most likely you've seen it all by now. Year after year, the holiday seasons strikes and people start running around streets and malls like hamsters in wheels. Wasting time and energy, so much energy, in what at the time seems like the most important thing in the whole wide world. Presents. A multibillion dollar industry which has twisted our perception about Christmas. And instead of being all about people, it becomes all about stuff. Another crazy round of spending money we don't have on things we don't…

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Pioneer Farm: THE HORSE WHISPERER

11/12/2012

A friend told us there was a small horse farm very close to Sofia, about 25 km away. All of us adore horses, but almost no one has one – breeding is hard and very expensive. So we are excited like little children when we arrive at the farm, a lovely family house with a beautiful garden, and a few Karakachan dogs living in the backyard. To our surprise there is also a pigeon-cage, accordingly inhabited. All the animals are pure Bulgarian breeds, including the pigeons; they are called “kabatci”, a special…

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Pioneer Farms: Denver Green School Community Farm

03/12/2012

Blog post by David Shapiro Denver Green School Community Farm (managed by Sprout City Farms) is situated in Denver, Colorado, USA. We are an organic 1.1 acre farm on the grounds of a Denver Public School, The Denver Green School.  We grow vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers and sell/donate our produce directly to the school cafeteria, in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, at farm stands and donate produce to local nonprofit organizations like the African Community Center.  We grow 120…

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Pioneer Farms: Himalayan Farm

26/11/2012

Blog Post by ELLIOT MERCIER The Himalayan Farm Project is a 5.5 acres farm located up a little village called Dogaon, 20 km away from Haldwani in Uttarakhand, India. The farm is far away from the road, completely isolated, peace prevails there. At the moment we are growing finger millet, beans, pidge, Ginger, pumpkins, spinach, turmeric, radish, potatoes, wheat, garlic, cauliflower, and we have 30 different fruit trees all over the property. Our objective is to become self sufficient,…

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