The beginning of CSA season is always salad season for me. We tend to receive plenty of lettuce, along with radishes, Hakurei salad turnips, pea shoots, and different varieties of choy and cabbage, all which lend themselves to wonderful salad combinations. Pea shoots are a terrific addition to salads and they are also great sautéed, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh-Week 1-Pea Shoots, Choi, Kohlrabi, and Strawberries
I hope that everyone enjoyed their beautiful 4th of July. Just want to send a big thank you to the farm crew that worked on the holiday! I will be doing a cooking demo this coming Saturday at the CSA barn at 12 pm using fresh produce from the farm, including fennel, cucumber, zucchini, Swiss […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
First, a note on hakurei turnips–I understand that not everyone is receiving hakurei turnips these this week, so I won’t say too much about them for now. However, for those new to these great turnips here is a bit of information. These are called “salad turnips” because they are tender and great for salads and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh–Week 3–Lemon Balm
I’ve pulled the last of my vegetables from my garden so that my husband and son can return it to it’s original state—an ice rink. How did this happen so fast? I am finding myself a little sad to see this year’s bounty wane and give way to the cold and dormant season. But I […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
The amount of curry powder was left out of Julie’s Early Summer Vegetable Curry w/ Komatsuna & Hakurei recipe. The recipe is now updated. You can view it on Julie’s blog post (add 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of curry powder.)Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern – Week 5 Update
I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July week. It was joyous to come back after a 12-day cross-country RV trip to see sunshine in our beautiful home state. My family started our trip in Los Angeles, CA and slowly made our way back to the East, visiting incredible natural wonders along the way […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
What a spring this has been. Each time I have come to the farm, it has been pouring rain. Funny, how much you start considering the weather when you are a CSA member. Hope we soon get enough sunshine to balance out all this rain! Featured Item—Radishes Radishes are a root vegetable that I didn’t […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
Featured Item—Pea Shoots and baby lettuce mix Even though we have moved into the “growing season”, in reality, there are seasons within the seasons. Some folks distinguish between spring, early summer, late summer, fall and early winter crops. Others speak of simply early, mid, and late season produce. What is clear, though, is that what […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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