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
Happy Tuesday everyone! Great news! There is quite a bit more to be had in the picking fields this week so be sure to allot enough time for picking (I think I was out there for about 40 minutes). Also, there are some flowers available to pick (see photo) so don’t forget to bring scissors […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Week 2
It was so wonderful to be back at the farm yesterday! I was delighted to see some new items such as rhubarb and broccoli rabe. A note on the broccoli rabe–the main stems are quite tough. Farmer Joe recommends pulling off the leaves and smaller stems to cook with. I took his advice and blanched […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
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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