Week 10 Newsletter

In your box: BasilBeansCarrotsCherry tomatoesCucumber Head LettuceSummer squashSweet OnionSweet PepperTomatoes Farm News We spent the latter half of last week on the most rare of events for a farmer–a vacation! We loaded up and drove through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to a friend’s cabin about an hour south of the Mackinac Bridge. We spent four days with … Continue reading Week 10 Newsletter

Eggplant Parmesan

from ASimplePalate.com Ingredients EGGPLANT 2 large eggplants1/2 cup all-purpose flour (see notes)3 eggs1/4 cup olive oil (for fried eggplant method) HOMEMADE BREADCRUMBS 6 bread slices (about 1 1/2 cups – see notes)1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded2 teaspoons Italian herb blend1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon (each) salt & black pepper TOPPINGS 1 1/2 cups marinara1 lb mozzarella cheese1/3 cup parmesan cheese shredded1-2 Tablespoons fresh basil chopped1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped Instructions Slice eggplant: remove stem from eggplant then slice into 1/4-1/2 inch thick slices.Sweat eggplant: arrange slices on … Continue reading Eggplant Parmesan

Week 8 Newsletter

In your box: BasilBeans (half shares)BroccoliCabbageCucumberEndive Frisee (full shares)Head LettuceSummer squashGreen OnionsTomato Farm News Growing up, August was always an angsty month for me. Summer was slowly receding into the rearview mirror, and up ahead was another year of school I was already dreading. I was always anxious about returning to school, and so when … Continue reading Week 8 Newsletter

Week 7 Newsletter

In your box: BeetsBroccoliCabbageCucumberCherry tomatoes (Full shares) or Juliet grape tomatoes (halves)Endive FriseeSummer squashSweet OnionTomato Farm News Over the past week we’ve harvested all of our garlic crop for the year–about 1500 bulbs. The garlic looks pretty good overall, and it will be ready for your boxes once it dries out for 2-3 weeks. It’s … Continue reading Week 7 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter

In your box: BroccoliCucumberFennelHead lettuceKale, “Red Russian”Salad mixSnap PeasSummer squashSweet Onion Farm News Thanks to everyone who made it to the farm last Saturday for the Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour! About 85 people braved the humidity and deerflies for a day of exploring the farm and building community around local foods. We are still … Continue reading Week 6 Newsletter

Week 5 Newsletter

In your box: Cucumber or scallionsHead lettuceKohlrabiRed CurrantsSalad mixSnap PeasSummer squashTurnips Farm News It’s the middle of July, so I suppose I can’t really gripe too much about heat and humidity. The good news is that we’ve been picking up enough rain lately to keep the gardens green and healthy, so we should be able … Continue reading Week 5 Newsletter

Kohlrabi Turnip Slaw

from MarthaStewart.com Ingredients 1 pound kohlrabi (about 1 large head, leaves included)1 medium turnip (about 8 ounces), peeled and quartered3 tablespoons lime juice1 tablespoon peanut oil2 teaspoons honey1 teaspoon toasted sesame oilCoarse salt and ground pepper2 scallions, thinly sliced Directions Instructions Checklist Separate stems from kohlrabi bulb, trim, and discard tough bottoms of stems. Half … Continue reading Kohlrabi Turnip Slaw

Week 4 Newsletter

In your box: Bok ChoyCucumber or extra turnipsGarlic ScapesGreen OnionsHead lettuceSalad mixSummer squashTurnips Farm News Just a reminder that we’ll be hosting an open house on Saturday, July 16th from 10am-4pm. This is part of the “Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour,” which includes regional tours of local farms. There will be many people here with … Continue reading Week 4 Newsletter

Week 3 Newsletter

In your box: Baby Bok ChoyGarlic ScapesGreen OnionsHead lettuceRadishesSalad mixSpinachSummer squash Farm News Happy 4th of July! Summer holidays are a little hard to slow down for on a farm. I’ll spend my Independence Day washing salad mix and planting a fall crop of broccoli out in the field, rather than with a parade and … Continue reading Week 3 Newsletter