Disasters

Disasters

UPDATE: 8/5/2014 Klesick Family Farm will be working with Pastor Phil Smith of Pateros Community Church in Pateros, Washington to engage in rebuilding our Eastern Washington neighbors’ lives. This local church is currently involved in distributing resources to people who have been adversely affected by these fires, and will be involved in the long-term process of…

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Grilled Green Beans and Peaches

Grilled Green Beans and Peaches

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 peaches, cut into ½ inch wedges 1 lb. green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons slivered almonds 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar Directions Toss peaches and trimmed green beans with the olive oil; season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper….

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Stonefruit 101

Stonefruit 101

“Stonefruit” refers to members of the genus Prunus, which includes peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, cherries, and apricots. The season for summer stonefruit is short-lived, and delicious! With the fruit coming and going so quickly, we don’t want you to miss out by having to toss spoiled or improperly ripened fruit. We’d like to share some…

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Nectarine Blueberry Cake

Nectarine Blueberry Cake

With all of the summer fruit flooding our counter tops and the refrigerator all at once, we’ve been busy freezing and jamming! However, we don’t want to forget to enjoy some of that delicious fruit right now, while it’s in season. This recipe was requested by a long-time customer who remembered it from a July 2010 newsletter. NECTARINE…

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Farming

Farming

A few more days and we will be heading to August and then September and then October. This farm season seems a lot longer than years past. Maybe it’s just because the weather this year has felt more out of sorts with it getting hot in May, raining in June, and then blistering in July….

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Farm Update

Farm Update

This is the part of the season where farmers are planting, weeding, and harvesting as well as planning for the next season. Last week, the harvest rotation was cucumbers, snow peas, snap peas, raspberries and zucchini. This week, we have the same harvesting schedule, but less of some and more of others. Raspberries will taper…

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