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About Pretty Bird Farm

Pretty Bird Farm is a small family farm located in Delaware Township in Hunterdon County, NJ. We live our lives and manage our farm as organically as possible. Our chickens eat organic feed and only the best kitchen and garden refuse. Our veggies and flowers are also raised organically, pesticide free, fertilized with organic fertilizer.

Adventures in Baby Food

One of the things John said he was most excited about when we discovered we were pregnant was making our own baby food.  We love growing our own food, cooking it and preserving it to enjoy when it’s not in … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox at Pretty Bird Farm

Autumnal Equinox at Pretty Bird Farm I wanted to share some pictures of our garden as it transitions into fall.  While this blog post is a couple weeks late, the pictures are from the Fall Equinox in late September.  The … Continue reading

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Shishito Roulette

It has been awhile since we have had Shishito Peppers.  Actually it’s been about a year and a half since I last last had them at my favorite restaurant in Las Vegas: Jaleo.  So I jumped at the chance when … Continue reading

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Our First Hunterdon County 4H Fair

We’ve lived in Hunterdon County for three summers now and one of our favorite things to do as summer draws to a close is to visit the Hunterdon County 4H Fair.  We love ogling all the animals (and imagining what … Continue reading

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News from the Coop at Pretty Bird Farm

We have a rooster!  Or at least two!  (Please don’t let there be more than two). Our Blue Ameracauna has been looking a little suspicious for the past few weeks. It’s nearly twice the size (at 4 months) of some … Continue reading

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Ball Field Day 2016

If you know us personally, then you know Pretty Bird Farm is not our full time gig (just yet!).  John and I both have full time day jobs.  John sells grape juice for David Bowler Wine and I work for … Continue reading

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Tomato Everything

It’s August in New Jersey, and if you aren’t eating three square meals of tomatoes a day you are doing something wrong.  Okay, I’m exaggerating. However, as high season for tomatoes is upon us and we are picking daily.  And … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: Stuffed Acorn Squash

My friend Stacey made this beautiful stuffed Cupcake Squash last week: View this post on Instagram Literally the best thing I've ever made! @burpeehg Cupcake Squash with quinoa, aged cheddar, tomatoes, thyme, sage, and green onion! All grown in the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Tomato Pie

Although we did make it out to the garden early for some tomato picking and cut flower arranging, the rain kept us inside for most of the day today.  Things sure do jump when we get a few days of … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: Strawberry Pizza

Last year we installed a huge strawberry garden, 800 plants or so in a 1,600 square foot space.  And then I got pregnant with Violet and found myself unable to help with any of the farm maintenance.  Our strawberry patch … Continue reading

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