Category: The Woodside Worm

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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Baby, It’s Cold Outside.

Jumping right into winter without a moment’s notice this week sent us scurrying to get the frost blankets over the winter hardy greens and root veggies!   That’s right, snow was falling on Woodside Farms in the midst of winterizing our beds.   Pretty early for Virginia but we were ready. Even though there is not an […]

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Hello, Fall Classes.

Hello, Fall Classes. Fall is in full swing at Chickahominy Falls. Mother Nature is just beginning to use her most beautiful palette of scarlet, amber and maroon all around the Farm. Woodside Farms is harvesting the heartiest crops of the season with a bounty of root vegetables. Our residents are busy adorning their front porches […]

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