Recipes

Food Thoughts on Proper Storage

Hi All! This week marks the start of the new summer/fall share season, so welcome to all of the new & returning members! Today I thought I'd go over some storage tips for all of the beautiful fruit & veg that you'll be bringing home, fresh from the farm. When I was...

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Waste Not Want Not

Hi All, It is no secret that I'm a giant fan of preserving, freezing, pre-made freezer meals, drying, etc. When the food comes in waves, I love to set some aside to enjoy later. In our share last week was a head of romaine, a head of green leaf, and a bag of arugula,...

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Parsnip Puree

Hi All! We know that these overwintered beauties are pretty much done until the next harvest, so it was really exciting to see a nice big bag of them in the shares recently. If you've traditionally not loved parsnips, make sure you give these ones a second chance,...

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Food Thoughts- Wet Weather Impact

The serious faces certainly don't reflect the lovely evening we had at Josh & Patricia's house last Thursday- but what it does reflect is the seriousness of the situation our valley farmers are currently facing. Their intent was an informal gathering with food,...

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Less Plastic Please

We are organic growers,  we practice regenerative soil building,and as we farm we work to build up resilient farm land. Our organic growing practices can be seen as an act of resistance to the mainstream plough and planting of large scale agriculture. And though we...

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Nicoise Salad

Hi all! My sister in law came for dinner last night, and Nicoise salad was on the menu. It's a favourite around here, and a great one to add some locally grown goodies to, so I thought I'd share it with you all. Simple. Delicious. Fresh. Nicoise Salad Dressing (enough...

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2 ideas for a fridge clean out that aren’t soup!

Hi All! Don't get me wrong, I LOVE soup, and it's the perfect way to use up all of those little odds & ends in the fridge before your new share arrives for the week. However, when it comes to the great "fridge clean out" meal, I like to shake it up a bit. We all have...

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Dandelion Pesto

I was given a heads up on Saturday at the market,  that some of you were missing the Dandelion pesto recipe...Here's a copy for your records. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup  unsalted roasted pumpkin seeds 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan 2 cups dandelion...

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Cranberry Muffins

Hey All! I've said many times before that I'm no baker by any stretch of the imagination, however, this one is so easy that even I can make it happen. Because we get such beautiful bags of frozen local cranberries in our shares every now & then, this is the perfect...

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Whole Chicken and Cabbage Soup

Brrrrr....... It's some chilly out there. I know, it's spring and we have to expect some ups and downs, but it's downright COLD today. This is perfect weather for some soup, and this is one of our very favourites. It's delicious, but it's also stunning to look at, and...

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