Tag Archives: local food

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

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Garden | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

In Season: What we’re doing with Basil Kale Pesto

Ok, I know…it’s not produce straight from the garden. But, the Basil Kale Pesto we are selling at market is made with our basil and kale. Plus, it’s super tasty! So, what to make with it? First, the photo above…yum! … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Season: What we’re doing with Barese Swiss Chard

Barese Swiss chard is chard bred to grow and look like bok choy. If you’re a gardener know that flea beetles love bok choy. Holes in produce does not bother us, but the holes don’t settle as well with everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In Season: What we’re doing with Fava Beans

We look forward to many vegetables throughout the season. Fava beans rank fairly high for both Matt and I. Their growing window is short, especially when summer heat hits in June, like this year. We will have favas for two … Continue reading

Posted in Food/Recipes | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments