August 18, 2017

Did you know we are thinking about your February pizza in the middle of summer!? Here at the Harvest Table we are always thinking ahead...

Since we use primarily local ingredients, we have to use creative food preservation methods in preparation of the slower production...

July 12, 2017

As the nonstop movement of summer overwhelms us all, we ask you to take a moment to pause. When was the last time you mindfully thought about the reasons you do the things you do?

Last month we had the honor of being filmed by a crew from Virginia Tourism for...

May 2, 2016

I may have mentioned my affinity for the unique. It's something I've been attracted to for as long as I can remember. Blame it on the aquarius sun sign, rebelliousness, and maybe just a little on the fact that my mother has been a conformist (love ya, mom). Luckily, th...

March 15, 2016

Here’s a simplified version of the difference between the beef we serve at the Harvest table, and the beef you would get at any other restaurant in Washington County:

 

 

The first picture was taken at our own farm, right here in Meadowview, part of a small herd of Dexter...

February 22, 2016

In my (almost) three years at the Harvest Table, I've collaborated with 19 different live-in workers on the farm. We have housed short-term WWOOFers, live-in interns, and what turned into full-time employees. I couldn't do it without the help of our summer crews. They...

January 13, 2016

It’s January. That means I’m knee-deep in seed catalogs and my dreams consist of vibrant carrots and oddly shaped squash, the many variations of basil and the habitat for beneficial insects in full bloom. There are so many options, and it can seem overwhelming, especia...

January 4, 2016

Although I'm not always inspired to write, my surroundings ensure that I'm always inspired. There's a beauty in slow-growing, chickweed covered winter farming that I just haven't been able to explain with words.

 

Here are some photos of winter farming, for your ins...

December 21, 2015

 

You’ve probably seen a few things on your plate at the Harvest Table that you wouldn’t find at your average diner or grocer. Because we source our food locally and seasonally, we are able to experiment with a wide range of fruit and vegetable varieties at the restaura...

December 2, 2015

This is probably the question I have been asked the most since I arrived at the Harvest Table a little more than a year ago; and every time we ponder the answer, another question arises: What exactly is Appalachian Food? I hope to share what Appalachian food means to m...

November 17, 2015

"All America Lies at the end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the civilization they created, but within us the wilderness still lingers. What...

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