Jennifer SilverbergHomegrown: Danielle and Justin Leszcz of Affton's YellowTree Farms.Ever dreamed of butchering your own livestock? Yearned to polish off your medium-rare tenderloin and sigh, "Thanks, Bessie"?
Even if you've merely plotted to take an axe to the neighborhood's rogue rooster ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergDanielle and Justin Leszcz of YellowTree FarmAfter a long, cold, snowy winter, the farmers' market season is finally upon us. The Maplewood Farmers' Market at Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood; 314-241-2337) kicks off this afternoon at 4 p.m. and will r ... More >>
Image viaIf you are a summer tomato stalwart like Gut Check, this is the time of year you have been waiting for. The first red spherical joy bombs have been hitting the farmer's markets with the promise of more to come.
Slow Food St. Louis and Farm to Family Naturally understand our delight. This ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will be available soon.
Robin WheelerDid your family cook when you were a child? If so, what mea ... More >>
image creditYou say "tomato," we say, "heirloom tomatoes."Is there a vegetable more beloved by gardeners than the tomato? Incredibly versatile, preservable, and downright perfect when picked from the vine at peak ripeness, tomatoes rightly find their way into even the smallest gardens. In hon ... More >>
Justin and Danielle Leszcz, as the headline of this week's Café column reads, "chucked the 9-to-5" in favor of turning their property in suburban Affton into a working farm.
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergA portrait of Danielle and Justin Lexzcz for our story this week. Photos from their Twitter accoun ... More >>