Happy New Year from Backyard Farm!

After an amazing first season with our doors open, we are excited to anticipate what 2015 has in store for us! The doors are closed on the kitchen for a brief period of time, as we enjoy welcoming our first little one into the world. What an amazing finish to 2014, with the birth of our daughter on the 27th of December. The development of our humble business was inspired in large part by growing our family. Mikkel and I are thrilled with the prospect of raising a little one on the farm, and expanding on our desire to work and live from home. This upcoming season is sure to be one of the best yet,  I’m already fashioning a harness for the golfcart, ensuring the baby will be tagging along with us as we tend to the orchard and gardens. In addition, we are well underway in renovating the back of the backyard farmhouse to better accommodate a little prep-sitting and “daddychef”-daughter time…..And so a different kind of multi-tasking is sure to be part of our lifestyle here on the farm from this point onward! What a wonderful place to grow up, very exciting for the future of Backyard Farm! In addition, we are “marinating” on a few plans for an outdoor dining area, nestled amongst the heritage orchard. Depending on timing, it  may be available next summer as an option for our guests joining us for a Chef’s table dining experience. I will keep you posted as this project develops. The chef’s table will open its doors, and start taking bookings as of Feb.1st. Although we are enjoying a bit of...