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Farmers Gastropub.in Springfield, Missouri..where have you been all my life?

Farmers Gastropub.in Springfield, Missouri..where have you been all my life?

Farmers Gastropub Springfield, Missouri

I've been a gardener for a LONG time and a lacto-ovo vegetarian for 34 years. Only in recent years has it become fun to try to go out to dinner in Springfield without having to ask the wait staff to leave meat off a main dish or "substitute with beans." Oh, that gets old!

We now have an amazing restaurant in downtown Springfield, MO that is such a breath of fresh aire, I can hardly contain myself!

The Farmers Gastropub http://www.farmersgastropub.com is committed to bringing locally-produced food to the restaurant table. Local hormone-free grass fed beef, hen eggs that taste the way eggs should, local fruit and vegetables, local breads, local wines...get the picture now?

That's one thing to offer this fare. It is a great concept in and of itself because it helps local farmers make ends meet.

It's another thing to pull off turning those base products into TOTALLY AMAZING meals! Now, let me say that they have meat in their main dishes, but there's always something for us vegetarians and even the vegans can get a good meal there. The staff is more than happy to make sure you are accommodated!

My favorite meal I've had there was the mushroom and lavender soup! I KNOW, RIGHT? Believe me, it's to die for!

AND....the owners are really nice people, too! Expect them to stop at your table personally and introduce themselves. You'll dig Bill's British accent.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


Advent So Far

Cranberry-Nut Bread: One large, three small.
It has been a trying Advent. Kathleen's one job takes about 60 hours per week. My three jobs (Only two now. I resigned my rental housing job last week. Now I only work at Bass Pro Shops and and as a substitute teacher.) have kept me super busy, too. Nevertheless, I have been able to get the boys and Kathleen to read through the Gospel of Luke with me a chapter a day for 24 days, then the next morning is Christmas.

I've managed to do some baking. I donated three of my fruitcakes to the parish bake sale. Tonight when I came home from work I baked four loaves of cranberry-nut bread. (I'll probably give them to the people I work with at Bass Pro Shops.) It reminded me of when Cyndi and I used to bake a loaf for every family at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It was so hard. We both worked (I for AT&T. She for BAVC) but would be up all night long on Christmas Eve to get all the loaves baked and wrapped. But it was so much fun to give them away after the Divine Liturgy on Nativity.
Somehow, I have to find time to take the boys to get a Christmas tree and we still have to grind and stuff the Christmas sausage. Gosh. There is so much to do. I'm glad I don't have to do Christmas shopping. Presents bought at shops are the worst part of Christmas.

So, if I don't want boughten presents what do I want for Christmas? To see my children wiping away tears at Confession. To marry Kathleen so I can approach the chalice again. To cook for lots of people and make them happy. To see Alastair Sims as Scrooge again.


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