Quick Real Food Recipe: Pork Chops & Sauerkraut

Growing up, one of my favorite meals was pork chops and sauerkraut. We never had it with the real, probiotic-rich sauerkraut–just the pasteurized kind at the store. (You couldn’t buy real sauerkraut for years.) Still, it was delicious, and I’d eat a belly full–much to my grandmother’s dismay. She still declares anything of the lacto-fermented… Continue reading Quick Real Food Recipe: Pork Chops & Sauerkraut

Putting Up Tomatoes for the Freezer

My family doesn’t do much canning. They’ve always put fresh summer vegetables up by preparing them, funnelling them into Ziploc bags, and tossing them into the freezer. Growing up, I always helped with the process, but the first thing I ever learned to put up solo was tomatoes. Fresh tomatoes are the easiest summer vegetable… Continue reading Putting Up Tomatoes for the Freezer

Review: GAINING GROUND by Forrest Pritchard

Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard 5 of 5 stars. Upon discovering that months of backbreaking work and five freight cars’ worth of glittering corn have reaped his family’s farm a profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard, fresh out of college, resolves to take matters into his own hands. What ensues–through a series of hilarious encounters… Continue reading Review: GAINING GROUND by Forrest Pritchard

Welcome to Simply Agrarian

Welcome!  Simply Agrarian is a new website that encourages returning to our agrarian roots through the support of localized agriculture and simple, community-sufficient living. For those of you that don’t know me, I’m Paige. I’m a writer in Milledgeville, Georgia who has a healthy obsession with food and farming. I grew up in a small… Continue reading Welcome to Simply Agrarian