Free Parking at the St. Paul Winter Farmers Market

The best part about the Winter Farmers Market is parking FREE next to your favorite Farmer, then shop with ease, knowing you are not going to be towed! Free parking during Winter Farmers Market hours every Saturday, 9-1pm. You don’t have to park “a mile away”, park next to my farmers market freezer truck, during market hours, […]

Dawn’s Farmers Market Winter Schedule for St. Paul MN

I will be at the St. Paul Farmers Market, with my Freezer truck, in St. Paul: 9-1pm Saturday: Dec 20, 27 Saturday Jan 3, 24, 31 Saturday February 7th Look for my cart inside @ the Farmers Market (Golden’s Deli) on the days I do not have the truck there.  Kelly, Lisa or Bernie can help […]

Making Sauerkraut-Step 3

The sauerkraut only took 4 weeks to complete the fermentation process this year. We tested it by tasting it!  It was crunchy and tasted like kraut. This year we used 4 smaller crocks instead of one large crock, plus we made it in September and not December.  The room temperature was a constant 67 degrees.  I let […]

Cabbage in Crock

Making Homemade Sauerkraut, Step 1 and 2

Making Sauerkraut has become an annual fall event for our family.  Last year we processed 130 LBS of cabbage into sauerkraut.  We used Grandma June’s recipe she used for many years.  Let sit in a 20 gallon crock, for approx. 6 weeks, in a warm room, about 75 degrees.  If the room is cooler plan for a […]

Rendering Leaf Lard in a Crock Pot

I finally have written down my recipe/method for rendering lard in a crock pot.  This method is very safe and EASY to do.  Please go to my recipe page for the method and photos.  Since I can not get the USDA to approve me selling rendered lard to you, please try making lard yourself! When I was […]