Five Feline Farm

Living and Promoting a Sustainable Life

Tomatoes in November?

Yes! We still have a few ripe garden tomatoes. It has frosted here in Central Illinois and the tomato plants are gone from the garden which means the remaining green and half ripe ones are in the garage to slowly finish ripening. End of the season tomatoes are not sizeable enough for slicing, although diced […]

Meal in a Bowl

It’s late October at the Farm and we are enjoying the last of garden fresh vegetables. Sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, peppers and lettuce were all harvested before the killing frost.   Of course I take this bounty as a sign that I should create a new recipe. Add that to my recent infatuation with broth […]

Do Honeybees Hibernate?

One of the most frequently asked questions about Five Feline Farm is about the honeybees. This year has been a start over year. We presently have two thriving hives and are determined to keep these colonies alive if at all possible. Our goal is to avoid the tragedy we experienced last year in losing colonies […]

Sweet Potatoes

There is more to sweet potatoes than a casserole topped with marshmallows.