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Robust End of the Summer Spaghetti

1  to 2 pounds eggplant, peeled and sliced 2 large sweet peppers or equivalent.  Halve lengthwise 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 1 garlic clove, minced 3 anchovies, chopped 1/3 cups parsley 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup Kalmata or Gaeta olives, pitted and chopped Read more

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Week 12: September 29

Have a great weekend, most of the farmers will be enjoying a party Saturday night as we’ve got a wedding to go to over at Singing Tree!   Tomatoes (Farnsworth, Buffalo St, Singing Tree, Fields of Plenty, Vinewood Knoll) Sweet Peppers (Fields of Plenty, Buffalo St, Singing Tree, Vinewood Knoll, Read more

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Week 10: September 15

Another soggy harvest but our summer harvest keeps coming as we try to plan out salad greens, storage crops and other goodies for our fall harvest.  Farmers keep busy busy right up until the first frost.  Enjoy your herbs (parsley and mint) along with all the summer veggies this week, Read more

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Pepper and Tomato Soup

This recipe originally called for yellow or orange tomatoes and yellow or orange peppers, but will taste great with whatever you have on hand. 1 pound tomatoes 1/3 cup white rice salt and pepper onion garlic 3 medium size sweet peppers or equivalent 2 Tbs olive oil saffron 2 thyme Read more

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Farm News

Farm Stand on Saturday

City Commons will be participating in a pop-up Artisan and Farmers Market this Saturday from noon until 4 at Detroit Farm and Garden and 555 Gallery (1759 21st Street)  Stop by to buy some extra vegetables and say hey.

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Week 8: September 1

The tomato avalanche continues (see Attack of the Killer Tomatoes for photos of the fallout).  As farmers we’re always learning and tweaking our plans.  One of the limits of the seasonality of our work is that many times we have to wait a whole year to put into practice something Read more

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