Apr 22, 2016
Father Leo Patalinghug is a Catholic priest who is also an internationally known chef, author, speaker, martial artist, breakdancer, and leader of the Grace Before Meals movement. Father Leo joined us for a special audio #8isEnoughQuestions interview as part of our Farm to Family Food Chain series with farmers, chefs, retailers, and more.Read More
Jan 31, 2016
Born in Florence, Italy Chef Fabio Viviani is everywhere! An award winning chef with multiple restaurants in Southern California and Chicago, best-selling cookbooks (e.g. Fabio’s Italian Kitchen), his own wines, a digital magazine for entrepreneurs, Chef Viviani is probably best known for the charismatic passion he brings to television.Read More
Jan 16, 2016
I love coffee. Especially a great coffee with milk, sugar, and maybe chocolate? Vanilla? Caramel? Chai? Mmmmm. Full Van Fun is about farm to family food, music, and destinations parents and children can both enjoy, and for us, the whole family enjoys when I have coffee. These are our 10 Favorite Coffee Spots from more than 20,000 miles of roadtrips around the U.S. and Canada over the last few years.Read More
Nov 25, 2015
When it comes time to get our Thanksgiving turkey, one of our favorite local sources is Whiffletree Farm. This Thanksgiving, we wanted to feature an #8isEnoughQuestions interview with a key person in the Farm to Family Food Chain – a farmer, like so many others, who work hard everyday so that we can enjoy our Thanksgiving turkey.Read More
Nov 22, 2015
What is Farm to Family Food? Eat better, together. The idea is straightforward, make what you eat, know where it came from, and involve the whole family. Farm to Family Food doesn’t have to be exclusive, “artisinal”, or perfect. Here are five tips for bringing Farm to Family home this Thanksgiving and all year long!Read More
Oct 25, 2015
We love potatoes. Baked, mashed, fried, roasted, scalloped, boiled, you name it. This recipe is one of our favorite ways to prepare potatoes. We combine the freshness of green onions and Herbes de Provence with the comfort of cheese and the heartiness of potatoes to create a delicious side dish for any meal.Read More
What is Full Van Fun?
Stories, interviews, reviews and more from our life as a mom, dad, and seven kids focused on travel, farm to family food, and family friendly music that the “full van” (i.e. parents & kids) can enjoy.