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In Season: What we’re doing with Zucchini & Summer Squash

Mondays and Thursdays are long. To be honest, most days are long this time of year. But on Thursday, we get up at 4:30am to bake granola and biscuits, make hummus and pesto, and roast coffee beans. Then, we head … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is one of the most beautiful plants we grow. The stalks vary from white to yellow to pink to red to striped and the large green leaves are accented by veins of matching colors. Swiss chard is a … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Padron Peppers

Padron Peppers are a Spanish tapas treat and you are lucky enough to get them in small, remote, middle of the state South Dakota. You will find these throughout Spain, but they originated in the northwestern region. Typically they are … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Pea Shoots

Many of our market customers are now familiar with pea shoots. If not, please stop by our Saturday market and try some. We offer samples every week. Anyway, these little morsels taste just like peas and we are able to … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Size Doesn’t Matter

Size doesn’t matter, at least not when you’re talking about asparagus. Some people believe thin asparagus yields more tender, less woody asparagus. I used to believe that, too. That is until the asparagus we grow started thickening as the crowns … Continue reading

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Knowing My Food

For the last two years, a local friend of ours has raised pigs. Last year, we bought and Matt butchered Big Brown. He was a delicious specimen. This year, we bought two. Matt butchered them in our garage which means … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Beets

Beets. They’re like cilantro. You either love them or hate them. Matt loves them. Until fairly recently, probably 5 years ago, I was in the other category. The dish that changed my opinion was Matt’s beet salad, probably because it … Continue reading

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