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Swiss Chard

Chard is the same species as beets, just a variety that has been selected for its leaves instead of root.  It is also closely related to spinach, and works well as a substitute for any recipe for which you might usually use spinach (I love to use it in spanakopita, Read more

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Thanksgiving Box 2013

The Thanksgiving Box is SOOOO BIG it took 2 pictures to contain it all: And now for the break down: Garlic from Buffalo Street Farm Salad Mix from Vinewood Knoll Swiss Chard from Farnsworth Sunchokes from Farnsworth Kale from Fansworth, Vinewood Knoll, Singing Tree, and Buffalo Street Potatoes from Buffalo Read more

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2013 Week 19

Check out the size of that Napa Cabbage!  Fall boxes resemble spring boxes in a lot of ways, a return to that green green green, but with more root crops thrown in.  Here’s what is in your boxes: Napa Cabbage from Vinewood Knoll Pac Choi from Vinewood Knoll and Buffalo Read more

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2013 Week 17

We’re slowly but surely making the transition into fall.  Tomato plants headed out, garlic for 2014 headed in.  Planning ahead for 2014 isn’t just in the garden, we’re also getting ready to start accepting sign ups for 2014.  If you’re a current member or on the wait-list, expect to get Read more

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2013 Week 15

Here’s what’s in your box this week: Green Beans from Vinewood Knoll, Singing Tree Gardens, and Buffalo Street Peppers from Vinewood Knoll, Buffalo Street, Farnsworth You’ll have A LOT of peppers this week.  If you can’t use them all at once, just slice them up and stick them in a Read more

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2013 Week 13

It’s harvest season like you wouldn’t believe!  We’re busy not just with the items for this week, but also storage crops like garlic, potatoes, winter squash and more.  Back to the fields for us, but here’s what’s in your box:   Swiss Chard (Vinewood Knoll, Farnsworth, and Buffalo Street) Peppers Read more

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Week 11 2013

Bountiful summer!  We’re loving this warm weather, and so should you.  Even if you’re not a heat and humidity weather all sorts of good things are coming your way because of it, eggplant, peaches, big fat slicing tomatoes, and more!  With this week’s contents you can also make my absolute Read more

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A Recipe To Remember

Unless you have a peanut allergy, here’s a simple, versatile  recipe to memorize! It’s a basic thai-inspired peanut sauce that makes a fantastic dip, or sauce to pour over wilted greens. Ingredients: 1/4 cup natural peanut butter (crunchy or smooth) 1/4 cup boiling water 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2  tablespoons Read more

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