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Kohlrabi: Vegetable from Mars

I love Kohlrabi for its strangeness.  The part that you eat is actually a swollen stem that grows just above the surface of the ground, giving the impression of some alien being. This vegetable is in the cabbage family.  Its name in fact comes from the German Kohl for cabbage Read more

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Week 6: August 18

While most people are loving these cool days, some of us farmers are looking for a little warmer temperatures. The cool and cloudy days slow down some of our sumer crops, especially the tomatoes. Also there’s nothing like working 8 hours on a hot day! But the cooler weather has Read more

By Wholesale Test, ago
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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

By City Commons, ago
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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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Planting a Squash Patch

Squash (zucchini, pumpkins, acorn squash, etc…) and melons love to roam.  Their tendrils stretch far and wide to cover as much space as possible.  Often in urban areas space is limited so they are not as easily grown.  But that is not an issue at the Bakery Lot, one of Read more

By City Commons, ago