Field Notes

Ginger Pickled Root Veggies

Winter is a time for slowing down and eating more comforting foods. As we tend to move less and eat a little more than we would in say the warm summer months, digestion can be a bit off. Enter the pickle! Pickles help with digestion and provide a nice balance of flavors. Plus, they extend…

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In your CSA Box – Week of January 10, 2018

In order from left to right Top: Carrots, Watermelon Radish (greens removed), Broccoli/Cauliflower Leaves, Beets (1 of 3 varieties) Bottom: Curly Kale, Wasabina Mustard, Broccoli/Cauliflower, Mizuna Mustard

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

When I’m preparing meals for the week, I almost always have some sort of grain salad on the list. They’re like a heartier version of the typical garden salad and in the winter, much more appealing. For this version I’ve combined protein-rich quinoa with roasted broccoli and kale. Lemon and cilantro lend a bit of…

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In your CSA Box – Week of January 3, 2018

In order from left to right Top: Carrots, Golden Frill Mustard Root, Daikon Radish, Broccoli, Dino Kale Bottom: Collard Greens, Kohlrabi, Wasabina Mustard

In your CSA Box – Week of December 27, 2017

In order from left to right Top: Cilantro, Des Vertu Turnips (with greens), Beets, Broccoli, Winterbor Kale Bottom: Broccoli Leaves, Romaine, Watermelon Radish, Purple Osaka Mustard, Mizuna Mustard

Turnip and Radish Greens with Turnips or Radishes

Recently I have learned about such variety of turnips and radishes from my local farm Loam Agronomics! Check out their vegetable guide. that is always growing This coming week we are getting more fun varieties of mustard greens and turnips. Some varieties like the scarlet turnips I love to eat raw with the vegan Ranch…

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Watermelon Radish Carpaccio with Lemon Mint Yogurt

Sometimes simple is best when it comes to farm fresh veggies. Watermelon radishes are so lovely in appearance and flavor that they don’t need much in the way of added ingredients. For this vegetarian take on carpaccio, raw radishes are thinly sliced and paired with tangy yogurt, lemon zest, and fresh mint to create an…

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In your CSA Box – Week of December 20, 2017

In order from left to right Top: Des Vertu Turnips (with greens) , Ruby Streaks Mustard, Wasabina Mustard, Hinona Kabu Turnips Bottom: Scarlett Turnips, Purple Osaka Mustard, Chirimen Hakarashi Mustard, Purple Top Turnips

Mixed Greens Soup with Cilantro Pistou

I’m all about soups once the weather cools down. It’s nice to be able to toss everything into one pot and end up with a comforting and nourishing bowl of goodness. In this version, greens are added at the very end and cooked until just wilted. Greens like chard and broccoli rabe not only taste…

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In your CSA Box – Week of December 13, 2017

In order from left to right Top: Green Beans, Watermelon Radish, Broccoli Raab, Purple Top Turnips Bottom: Baby Beets, Swiss Chard, Golden Frills Mustard & Roots, Cilantro, Daikon Radish

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