Five Feline Farm

Living and Promoting a Sustainable Life

82-All About Tomatoes

It is tomato time in Central Illinois. But what happens when the tomatoes just do not seem to ripen. You can eat a lot of fried green tomatoes, but there are a couple of other tricks to try. In this episode Donna shares her secrets to encouraging the tomatoes to ripen. We also discuss some […]

081-Making Hard Decisions

Sometimes as business owners, you discover you can not do it all. On today’s podcast we discuss a couple of difficult decisions we had to make for our business; ending early produce orders and early sales at the Farmer’s Markets. We want to meet our customer’s needs; however, we can’t do everything. The end result […]

080-Reducing Food Waste

Do you find yourself wasting too much food? We are working on reducing the waste here on Five Feline Farm. On today’s episode we discuss a few of the ways we are reducing food waste, from cutting out damaged parts of tomatoes to compost. At Five Feline Farm, we grow as many of our own […]

079-Preparing for Farmer’s Market

Today’s podcast shares a “behind the scenes” look at our preparations to attend farmer’s markets on two consecutive days. Friday mornings through August, we are attending the Casey IL Market Thyme farmer’s market from 7:30AM to 11:30AM right next to the World’s Largest Rocking Chair. You will find us on Saturday mornings through September at […]