News From the Farmer

News From the Farmer

I can’t believe the 1st of September is just around the corner!  I enjoyed a day spent at the State Fair on Sunday and had a chance to visit the Horticulture Building, a must visit every time I go.  I enjoy marveling at all the wonderful produce that home...
Roma Tomato Bruschetta

Roma Tomato Bruschetta

This recipe was found on the Taste of Home website.  It goes together quickly and makes a delicious appetizer. Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Servings: 24-30 Ingredients 10 fresh basil leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 2 cups Roma or plum tomatoes,...
Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The first ripe tomatoes of the season are eagerly anticipated by cooks and gardeners alike.  An excellent source of antioxidants and dietary fiber, they also offer us high levels of vitamin A and potassium, and are a good source of vitamin C.  They can be baked,...
Green Bell Peppers

Green Bell Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a...