Week 4 – 2015

In this share: Red Oak Lettuce Napa Cabbage Colored Beets Green Garlic Fennel Kale Radishes or Zucchini SPinach or Salad Mix Ferment-landia – Have you seen the Portlandia episode (the sitcom about our former homeland) where the hipsters obsess over pickling? They find a crazy array of vegetables and excitedly state, “we could pickle that”… More Week 4 – 2015

Grilled Garlic Scapes from withfoodandlove.com

Hooray- grilling season is here! Scapes, carrots, beets, even kohlrabi are stellar grill-ables. Give ‘em all a go! Garlic scapes are the flower stalks of garlic. When cooked they have the texture of skinny asparagus (says Nathaniel’s mom) and the taste of mild garlic. Use them in place of garlic in stir-fries or sautés. -1 large… More Grilled Garlic Scapes from withfoodandlove.com

Counter? Crisper? Or Cupboard?

In this share: Lettuce, Kale, Broccoli, Green Cabbage, Salad Turnips, Parsley, Snow or Snap Peas, Arugula or Salad mix Vegetable storage is a big deal. It’s thrilling to get a load of produce at pick-up to make all your favorite meals, but a huge bummer to see your precious veggies fade before you get to them. Where do you put these things? And how do you… More Counter? Crisper? Or Cupboard?

Snap benefits OK at farmers market

http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/entertainment/304322341.html Hoping to make shopping local easier for all income levels, Bayview Farmers Market is once agin accepting SNAP benefits. The market is in its second year of promoting the use of SNAP benefits (formerly food stamps) for purchasing from Whidbey vegetable, fruit, and dairy farmers. Here’s how it works: A shopper makes a purchase… More Snap benefits OK at farmers market

Smashed and Fried Beets to Top Salads or Serve Alone

Beets, as many as you want to eat Balsamic Vinegar Olive Oil Salt and pepper to taste Boil Beets in their skins until tender (prick with fork to test). Let cool. Chop medium-large beets into large chunks, leave small beets whole. Put beets between waxed paper and smash with side of your fist. Fry in olive oil… More Smashed and Fried Beets to Top Salads or Serve Alone