Category: The Woodside Worm

Easy Natural Tips to Combat Stress

It’s somehow two-thirds of the way through October, well past two-thirds of the way through the year, the weather is changing, the holidays are around the corner, oh and there’s a little global pandemic sprinkled in around it all. This time of year is almost always served with a heaping helping of stress, and this […]

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Herbal Gift Ideas

Early this week, we were given our first glimpse of beautiful autumnal weather. The humidity was relatively low and the mornings were a bit slower. The beginning of this transitional time has planted a seed in my mind that I can’t quite shake: the holidays are coming and for once, I’m actually more excited than […]

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Eggs But Were Afraid to Ask

Rise and Shine!   There is bountiful living at Woodside Farms, the 10 acre heart and soul of Chickahominy Falls.  When you visit the weekly Farm Stand at Woodside Farms, not only can you purchase fresh vegetables, fruits, locally made breads and more, but also fresh local eggs.   And there are a lot of different eggs (raised, fed, etc.) […]

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Borage Gives You Courage

Woodside Farms, at Chickahominy Falls, Cornerstone’s Agri-community located in Hanover County is growing by leaps and bounds.   And that includes both homes and produce in the gardens!!   In addition to the garden that supplies the homeowners and the weekly Farmer’s Market that is open to the public, we now have a “Pick Your Own” area […]

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” A phrase that has been attributed to the Father of Medicine himself, Hippocrates. There pretty much wasn’t a day that went by while in nutrition school that I didn’t at some point read/hear/speak this phrase. It was at the core of everything I had learned […]

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Spring Salad Recipes from Woodside Farms

Blair Doucette from Woodside Farms at Chickahominy Falls shares her favorite recipe using bagged greens just picked on the Farm.  It makes me feel healthy just reading this!   Here is what she has to say:  “Summer is almost here! It’s hard to believe, The frost we got this past week and the fuzzy pajamas I’ve been […]

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For Everything There Is a Season. And Ours Starts This Weekend.

Each week, Woodside Farms offers residents of Chickahominy Falls and the Greater Richmond Community access to naturally grown fresh produce, eggs, bread and meat for purchase at our Farm Stand. As the events related to COVID19 unfold with increasing uncertainty, we want to ensure our neighbors and the community at large we will continue to […]

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The Health Hype Is Real.

There’s a lot of hype these days about eating healthy and taking better care of yourself.   But this weekend confirmed my belief that this isn’t hype. It’s real.   This idea of using food to manage health explains the overwhelming interest in fresh, natural and organic products.   And  this was evident at the Health and Wellness […]

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Off To A Fresh Start.

Ralph Waldo Emerson said the first wealth is health. And at Chickahominy Falls, we couldn’t agree more. That’s why we’ve thoughtfully created classes and events all month long so all your best New Year’s intentions can actually stand a chance. With a lifestyle designed around health and wellness, this first month of 2020 has plenty […]

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Grateful Hearts & Full Bellies. A Chickahominy Falls First Friendsgiving.

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. And there is so much to be thankful for here at Chickahominy Falls. Last night friends and neighbors gathered under one roof to share a meal in the best of company at the very first Friendsgiving in The Barn. A turkey carved with the precision of a culinary genius. […]

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