It is hard to believe that we are already in our third year of our CSA program. I am happy to announce that our 2016 CSA program is officially underway and we are excited to have you on board. This year we have ramped up field production as we projected to have a larger number […]
It’s salad season, and layered salads in a jar are a new lunch trend. This one was recently offered in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, but in case you missed it, we’d like to share it. It was published in the “Eat” section on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Ingredients: For the dressing: 3 tablespoons rice-wine […]
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil or cilantro leaves 1 cup tightly packed fresh parsley leaves 1-2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. In food processor, puree all ingredients. Refrigerate immediately. 2. May be kept in refrigerator for several weeks […]
To give you a great start to our new CSA season, we are pleased to offer you a CSA cookbook. It will provide you with helpful hints regarding storage and preparation of your fruits and veggies, as well new recipes for you to try. Of course, we will continue to offer recipes in our weekly newsletter. Let us […]
A pungent herb with a unique flavor, cilantro is fast becoming a favorite for many. Used in a variety of ethnic dishes, cilantro has gained in popularity in this country. Of course, one of the first things that comes to mind is its use in homemade salsa. It is used in many other Mexican dishes as […]
Made from scratch, delicious Great Harvest bread!
Everything but the lettuce from our partner Let’s Dish!
This week’s share includes Buttercrunch lettuce planted in either a biodegradable pot or a plastic pot, ready to cut back for your immediate use and then transplant for you to enjoy in your salads all summer long. After cutting off the larger outer leaves (to use tonight?), we suggest re-potting the lettuce into a larger […]
This week’s share will include a potted basil plant, ready to harvest for immediate use, and to plant for future use all summer. We offer the following guidelines for its use. First of all, it will need to be cut back. The best way to do this is to pinch the tops above where you see a […]
We had a great turnout at our first Harvest Event. Jack spoke about our plans for the upcoming CSA season and answered questions. Gary gave us an overview of the new greenhouses and explained what is currently growing in them. They then turned our attention to Mike from Gentleman Forager, who shared his passion for mushrooms. […]