Aronia Smoothie

Ingredients: 1/4 cup (or 1/3 of a 1/2 pint) aronia berries, de-stemmed and washed1 banana1/2 c. milk1/2 c. orange juiceBig scoop of peanut butter2 scoops chocolate whey powder or other protein powderice, as desired Dump all ingredients in a blender and mix well. Now you are invincible!

Week 14 Newsletter

In your box: ArugulaBaby bok choyBeetsChardCherry tomatoesCucumber or squash or eggplantRed onionSweet pepperTat Soi (baby bunches)Tomatoes Farm News We had a close shave with winter last week, but thankfully we just barely dodged our first frost.  On Wednesday night last week the temperature dropped to 33 degrees here at the farm, but thankfully the thick … Continue reading Week 14 Newsletter

Week 13 Newsletter

In your box: ArugulaBaby bok choyBroccoli (full shares only)CeleryCucumber or squashGarlicGround CherriesKale, “Curly Roja”Sweet pepperTomatoes Farm News I did give one final look at the beans over the weekend, just in case they had one more week in them, but it looks like bean season is finally over. During their harvest window I spend about … Continue reading Week 13 Newsletter

Mustard Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy

4 teaspoons dry mustard powder4 teaspoons water1/2 teaspoon mirin1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce3/4 teaspoon sugar1/4 cup canola oil4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 6 ounces each)Salt and freshly ground pepper1 head of bok choy or tat soi, or 2 bunches baby1 tablespoon rice vinegar1 bunch arugula Preheat the oven to 425°. In a … Continue reading Mustard Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy

Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

from New York Times Cooking 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 medium onion, chopped4 stalks celery, diced2 to 4 garlic cloves, to taste, minced2 pounds broccoli, mostly crowns, chopped; stems, if using, peeled and diced6 ounces potatoes, peeled and diced, or 1/2 cup medium grain rice2 quarts water or vegetable stock A bouquet garni made with a bay leaf, a Parmesan rind, and … Continue reading Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

Week 10 Newsletter

In your box: BasilBeans, “Dragon’s Tongue”CarrotsCucumberEggplant or ground cherriesLettuceSweet OnionSweet pepperSummer SquashTomatoes Farm News All of our onion crop has now finished growing for the year, so over the weekend our boys helped to bring in all of the onions to dry out for storage.  With a big blank space in the gardens now where … Continue reading Week 10 Newsletter

Week 9 Newsletter

In Your Box BeansBeetsCherry tomatoesCucumberLettuce, “Concept” summer crispSweet Onion or green onionsSweet pepperSummer SquashTomatoes Farm News This weekend I was mowing our young orchard and I came across a massive hive of Bald-Faced Hornets.  They were not especially aggressive as I watched their comings and goings, so I spied on them for a few minutes … Continue reading Week 9 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter

In your box: BeetsCabbage, “Caraflex”Green onionsLettuceSorrelSummer SquashBroccoli (half shares)Kohlrabi (full shares)Cucumbers (full shares) Farm News This past weekend I harvested all of our garlic crop.  Harvesting garlic is always a bittersweet experience, as it is the first big crop to come in for the year and the first space in the garden that is done … Continue reading Week 6 Newsletter