The Case for Local Produce

Amaretto Pear Strudel (Vegan Farm-to-Table) with Pears from Brunnenburg Farm (Approximately 5 min read) I’m No Chef Ten years ago, the only thing I knew how to cook was pasta. Without exaggeration, I cooked it *every* *single* *day.* Back then, I only bought non-perishables; shelf-life was the name of the game. If I could haveContinue reading “The Case for Local Produce”

Italian Wine, American Roots – No, Literally

Day 2 at Brunnenburg Castle – Traditional Alpine Farming (Approximately 3 min read) The commute today was a little bit slower… my bus got trapped behind a tractor chugging uphill at its own pace, unperturbed by the line of cars in its wake. But once I arrived, the stop-and-go bus was quickly forgotten because IContinue reading “Italian Wine, American Roots – No, Literally”

I’m a farmer now!

Day 1 at Brunnenburg Castle – Traditional Alpine Farming (Approximately 5 min read) This morning, I set out for Brunnenburg Farm to begin my newest adventure working on an organic vineyard an hour north from my new home of Bolzano, Italy. Brunnenburg Farm is located beside a 13th century castle, presiding over and protecting theContinue reading “I’m a farmer now!”