Beet Salad

Ingredients 1 head lettuce, chopped 2 cups baby spinach 1 ¾ cups (14 oz.) sliced pickled beets, drained ½ red onion, chopped ½ cup walnuts ½ lb sunchokes, sliced in thin rounds ½ cup crumbled feta cheese, optional ½ lb snow peas cut into bite-sized chunks  Directions Toast walnuts in a small pan over medium…

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Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Ingredients 1/4 cup freshly squeezed blood orange juice (regular orange juice will work here) 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons honey 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper Directions In a small jar with a tight-fitting cover, combine the orange juice, vinegar, mustard, honey and pepper Cover and shake well until combined…

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"Share the Good" Contest

This is a time of year when people are making lifestyle changes for good. We all start to focus on maintaining healthy eating, exercise and setting goals for ourselves to keep us eating healthy. However, there are so many others—friends, family members, and neighbors—who could benefit from the fresh variety of fruits and veggies that…

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Judge Tristan Klesick??

Last week, I attended the American Farm Bureau (AFB) National Conference which was held in Seattle. The AFB hasn’t held its national conference in Seattle since the 1950s.  Normally I wouldn’t head off to an AFB convention, but it was so close to home that I decided to go.  It didn’t hurt either that the…

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Judge Tristan Klesick??

Last week, I attended the American Farm Bureau (AFB) National Conference which was held in Seattle. The AFB hasn’t held its national conference in Seattle since the 1950s.  Normally I wouldn’t head off to an AFB convention, but it was so close to home that I decided to go.  It didn’t hurt either that the…

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Zucchini & Potato Bake

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 medium zucchini, quartered and cut into large pieces 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup olive oil Paprika to taste Salt to taste Ground black…

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Yogurt Spinach Dip

Serves 6        Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt 1/8 teaspoon dried parsley 1/8 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon ground dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt Directions In a medium bowl, mix together spinach, plain yogurt, mayonnaise, seasoning salt, parsley, basil,…

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Off and Running

This is the famous time of the New Year’s Resolutions.  We save up all of our energy, build up all the muster we have, to make the big push to change something.  If we could only apply all the time we spend waiting to implement the change to the actual change, most of us would…

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Helping Local People

Another core principle at Klesick Family Farm is to give back to our community. Last year, with your help, the Klesick Family Farm delivered 463 boxes of good to the Stanwood and Snohomish food banks. That is $11,000.00 of quality organic fruits and vegetables. There is no way our farm could meet this need without…

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