Red D’Anjou Pear and Broccoli Salad

Red D’Anjou Pear and Broccoli Salad

Red D’Anjou Pear and Broccoli Salad Ingredients For the dressing: ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil pinch kosher salt For the salad: 2 cups broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces (about 1 bunch) ¼ cup red onion, diced…

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The Year in Review 2014

The Year in Review 2014

The Year in Review                                                                                                                  Supporting Local Farms:  Since the inception of our home delivery business in 1999, we have always focused on purchasing our fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers first. Every week we contact our farmer friends to find out what they currently have available for our boxes. If we need to…

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A Merry Christmas Story

A Merry Christmas Story

Merry Christmas   A four-year-old boy was asked to return thanks before Christmas dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation. He began his prayer, thanking God for all his friends, naming them one by one. Then he thanked God for Mommy, Daddy, brother, sister, Grandma, Grandpa, and all his aunts and uncles. Then…

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Holiday Week Changes

Holiday Week Changes Alternate Delivery Schedule: We will be on an alternate delivery schedule the weeks of Christmas and New Years. Please watch your email for your revised delivery day. Revised Ordering Deadlines: If you plan to add or change an order for the weeks of Christmas and/or New Years, please note our revised ordering…

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It’s the Week before Christmas!

It’s the Week before Christmas!

How does Christmas always sneak up on ME? Every year it seems we just run out of time and before you know it, it’s here! I know for our family, this season has changed. In a simpler season of life, when everyone lived at home, we used to catch a Christmas Eve service, wake up…

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Know Your Produce: Parsnips

Know Your Produce: Parsnips

Know Your Produce: Parsnips Parsnips are sweet, succulent underground taproots closely related to (surprise!) the carrot family of vegetables. Store: parsnips in a plastic bag and place inside the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator set between 0°C and 5°C. Do not place raw parsnips in the freezer compartment. Prep: to prepare, wash them in cold…

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Farming

Farming

I know it is December, but farming is never far from my mind. And right now, I am thankful to not be farming, as it is flat out miserable outside. Of course, the frozen tundra that is usually home to chards, kales, cabbages, beets, carrots, etcetera, has limited any harvest opportunities for the moment. If…

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How To Keep Your Greens Fresh

How To Keep Your Greens Fresh

The key to keeping greens fresh is to pre-wash, dry and store them. Try to wash your greens the same day that yourbox of good is delivered. Try to make sure when you’re unpacking your box to set the lettuce and any other greens on the kitchen counter, so you don’t forget to wash them….

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Simple and Beautiful Holiday Bread

Simple and Beautiful Holiday Bread

Once again December is upon us. It feels like yesterday when tulips started blooming and rejoiced with their colors, summer heat gave us a good excuse to eat watermelon by the pounds (well, I did), and then the fall air became crispy enough to get us all excited about hats and scarfs. But December has…

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