SLU Tomato Paste

This is the magic bullet ingredient that adds body and depth to soups and sauces. Sure you can add a can of store bought tomato paste and get a metallic, bitter Je nais se quoi, but why not add the flavor of sweet, homegrown, fully ripe local tomatoes from Berger Bluff? This stuff is the real deal, rich and flavorful, and processed and frozen in 5oz. packets just down the road at SLU's kitchen.

We're so lucky.

Tip: It's Crock Pot Thirty

Yes, it's time to dust off the crock pot, if you haven't been using it yet. You deserve to come home to a nice hot supper waiting for you! There are countless sites with crock pot recipes, so feel free to explore yourself, but here's a site with lots of recipes , plus plenty of tips and information for adapting...Read more


We are very happy to have our products included in shares through Fair Shares.  The folks at Fair Shares have set-up a great distribution schedule that works with smaller scale local farmers taking into account weekly and seasonal limitations in harvesting. The staff at Fair Shares are easy to work with, being both friendly and professional.  They have been very straightforward about their needs and those that the share members represent. We look forward to growing with Fair Shares!

Bobbi Sandwisch, Live Springs Farm, Carrollton, IL 100% Grassfed Beef, Pasture-Raised Pork, Chicken, and Eggs