Welcome to The Elliott Homestead. A blog that encompasses so many of the things that I desperately love – my bearded husband Stuart, our quiver of children, rustic farm food inspired by what we grow, and life on the farm.
On The Farm
How to store carrots. The flowers of the spring have already bloomed and tucked back into the soil while the strong perennials take their place in the potager and greenhouse gardens. As of today, the bright blue delphinium stick above the yarrow and strawberry plants. The lovage now reaches the roof life and the market
On The Table
I’ll never tire of Django Reinhart and the way his melodies trickle through the thick summer air. The slightly French tunes vibrate throughout the house during these long, hot days and spark all manner of creativity. Much like rhythmic music makes your body move, at times even against your will, so it goes with Django and
Dreams & Ponderings…
“That’s totally uncharacteristic of a homesteader.”, a neighbor stated. “To what?”, I replied. “To garden in red lipstick.”, he boldly proclaimed. “Says who?”, I laughed back. I’ve never been one for stereotypes and while I may get dirty in the garden, spend my afternoons making cheese over the stove, and milk a cow each morning, I
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