Strawberry Butter


1 pint strawberries, hulled and rinsed
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons orange juice
grated zest of 1 orange
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

Puree the strawberries in a blender or food processor. Place the puree in a saucepan with the sugar and orange juice. Bring to boil, then simmer uncovered until the liquid evaporates. remove from heat. Stir in the orange zest and place in a small bowl. Once cooled, refrigerate until chilled.

Place butter in a mixing bowl and beat until fluffy. Add strawberry mixture a little at a time until combined. Spoon into serving dish and serve. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Tip: What to Eat on a Plant-Based Diet

Here is a really good blog-post from The Running Carrot, talking about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. This doesn't mean eating only plants, just eating mostly plants. The article has oodles of great nutritional info on produce, much of which we see in Fair Shares. It will make you feel pretty...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