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Week 7: August 25

The heat is bringing out all of our tomatoes strong along with eggplant, more colorful peppers and more.  Enjoy the rainbow of veggies in this week’s box. Tomatoes (Fields of Plenty, Singing Tree, Farnsworth, Vinewood Knoll) Cucumbers (Farnsworth, Fields of Plenty) Kale (Buffalo St Farm, Vinewood Knoll, Farnsworth, Fields of Read more

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A Big Tomato Sandwich

This recipe comes from Local Flavors by Deborah Madison.  There are of course many ways to enjoy A Big Tomato Sandwich (BLT, being a perennial favorite), but this is pretty great, plus it will also use some of your bell peppers.   1 large loaf ciabatta or other round crusty Read more

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Week 5: August 11

Summer fruits are fully upon us: zucchini, summer squash, tomatoes, eggplant and much more.  Expect to see many of these summer crops in every box until the frosts in mid-October. The slicing tomatoes this week are a special treat.  Most are different heirloom varieties, don’t be turned off by the Read more

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Eggplant Curry

2 medium eggplants 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 tsp minced ginger (or ginger powder) 1 tablespoon curry powder (cumin, turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, nutmeg) 1-5 tomatoes, diced (depending on how much you love tomatoes) 1/2 cup plain yogurt Read more

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Ratatouille

I was going to put a recipe for Ratatouille on the blog, but Ratatouille is more flexible than a recipe. So here is an outline for what I consider the ultimate in summer eating. What you are aiming for: A vegetable stew of sorts united by tomato and basil but Read more

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Week 3: July 28

The rain made our harvest a little soggier this week, but will easily improve the quality of future harvests.  It has been a hard year for rain and most of the irrigation systems at our farms are very labor intensive. Singing Tree Garden will be on the Detroit Agriculture Network Read more

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Tarragon Chicken Salad

2 cups chopped, cooked chicken meat 1/4 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1-2 Tbsp fresh chopped tarragon Salt and pepper to taste Mix all of the ingredients together. Adjust seasoning.  Serve over mixed greens or on a sandwich

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