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Vegetable prep and storage tips

It happens all the time–I walk into the kitchen with every intention of making potato leek soup (or something delicious), but then I see the potatoes are dirty and unpeeled and  the leeks are still bunched up in the fridge with their roots on. I look at the clock and Read more

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2014 Week15

Happy Fall 2014! Instead of listing all the things we like (or don’t like) about fall, I’ll just list what’s in the box this week. =)   Sweet potatoes from Food Field   Baby mustard greens from Buffalo Street (good for salads or wilting in soups or pasta dishes)   Read more

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How to cook sweet potato greens

I’m not an expert at cooking sweet potato greens, but here is a link that looks like it could be helpful. I know they can be cooked any way you would cook spinach–in omelettes, stir fries, curries, etc. http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/blogs/editor/2012/08/cooking-with-sweet-potato-greens.html

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Recipes, recipes, recipes

Just like you, we, the farmers, have been eating a lot of seasonal vegetables. In the winter, I feel like I’ll never get tired of stuff like kale, arugula, or tomatoes. But after two weeks of trying to incorporate the seasonal vegetables into meals, I find myself getting repetitive with Read more

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2014 Week 14

The most unusual vegetable in the box this week (for us Americans)  is the sweet potato greens.  It is a cooking green used in a lot of world cuisine across many continents from Africa to South America to Asia.  Comparable to spinach or Swiss chard but with a milder flavor. Read more

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2014 Week 13

  This week the tomatoes continue despite all the rain (tomatoes don’t really like wet weather) and the rain loving crops like kohlrabi and arugula are flourishing! As “harvest season” approaches bringing a change in weather, we are celebrating a successful growing season with a potluck this weekend!   We Read more

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2014 Week 12

Here we go, week 12!  Hope everyone had a happy Labor Day. We’ve got some fall crops already starting to come in, a sign summer is on its way out (already!?). We have to appreciate the tomatoes and such summer crops while we can! The boxes have: Winter squash from Read more

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