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Welcome New Supplier: Ivy Hill Farm of Smithsburg, MD

Ivy Hill Orchard, located in Smithsburg, MD, is owned by John S. & Karen J. Martin. With the help of John Timothy (Tim) and John Justin (Justin), they are the long-standing tradition of successful, progressive farming of this land once originally named, … Continue reading

It’s the simple things in life…

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As we work through our surplus of apples this week, applesauce is always a favorite among the little ones. Along with a trip to the co-op, it is important for children to not only know where their food comes from, … Continue reading

Easy as Pie Apple Crisp

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September for us means a trip to the orchard and swimming in apples for the next few weeks. You can save yourself a trip and pick up some local favorites at the Valley Co-op. My daughter can eat a whole … Continue reading

Rope Style Breakfast Sausage with Stewed Apples , Mashed Potatoes and Sausage Gravy

1-2 lbs rope style Sausage, 1/8-1/4 cup Flour, Milk,  Salt and Pepper, Ground Mustard, Cayenne Pepper ( if you like), 1-2 Apples per person, Butter, Cinnamon, Sugar and Potatoes ( Yukon Golds are nice ), DIRECTIONS:         Cook Sausage in pan … Continue reading

Apple Chip Cookies

Cookie season and apple season are upon us! Why not combine the two with this terrific recipe. Replace the butterscotch chips with toffee for a caramel apple flavor. Apple Chip Cookies Adapted from: Food52 Yield: 39 2in cookies 1 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Preserving the Season: Apples

When you have an over abundance of fresh fruit (that won’t stay fresh for long) what do you do with it? Hating to ever part with delicious local food, food preservation comes to the rescue! Too many apples? Try out … Continue reading

Apple Chips

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Do you want a really simple one ingredient recipe?  Then Apple Chips are for you!  Don’t bother buying the Apple Chips in the store.  They are usually filled with cheap unnatural preservatives and sulfates to preserve color.  You can also … Continue reading

Crockpot Applesauce or Apple Butter

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Applesauce and Apple Butter are extremely easy to make at home.  I like to keep it around during baking season around the holidays because I will often substitute it for butter in a few recipes.  Making this substitution is one … Continue reading

Grain Free Applesauce Cookies

2 cups almond flour 1 cup organic, unsweetened applesauce 1 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup raisins 2 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp cinnamon 4 Tbsp melted coconut oil 3 eggs Preheat your oven to 350 and throw all of the … Continue reading