How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/7/17)

How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/7/17)

Limes There are so many ways to enjoy limes! The traditional way is to use them in drinks, guacamole, etc. One of my favorites ways is to make quick pickled onions: thinly slice red onions and rinse. Add lime juice, salt, pepper and a touch of sugar. Let it sit for 30 minutes and enjoy…

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Thoughts with Ashley

Thoughts with Ashley

I have decided that this is the year I really fall for gardening. If you have been a Klesick subscriber for a while you have probably heard me boast about my tangling sugar snap peas or my sweet strawberries which often got snatched by the squirrels before we have a chance to enjoy them. This…

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The Moment I Became A Farmer

The Moment I Became A Farmer

Warm and wet! That is how I would describe the weather around the NW corner of Washington. Most of you will concur, unless you are on vacation in Texas. Then it would be warm, wet and tornadoes! Climate change is a real deal. What is causing that change might be up for debate, but change…

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How to EAT Your BOX! (Week of 12/11/16)

How to EAT Your BOX! (Week of 12/11/16)

Broccoli: Broccoli is such an easy vegetable to use. It’s great on salad, in stir-fry and soup, or served by itself as a side dish. We always boiled our broccoli and served it with a little butter and salt. Nowadays I like it best roasted to crispy perfection with garlic and other seasonings. The flavor…

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 12/4/16)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 12/4/16)

Baby Bok Choy: This Asian vegetable is in a class all on its own. It has a delicate and almost foam like texture and can be quite versatile. Try sautéing in a little olive oil and freshly minced garlic. To add more flavor you can use a combination of lemon and tarragon, or try soy…

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Thoughts With Ashley

Thoughts With Ashley

“So I’m thinking about ordering a pre-cooked turkey.” A friend texted me two days before Thanksgiving. It’s this time of year when the texts from friends and family are less about “how are you doing?” and more closely resemble a conversation with the Butterball helpline. I love it. I consider it an absolute pleasure to…

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Planning for Your Holiday Meal

Planning for Your Holiday Meal

Planning for Your Holiday Meal Every Thanksgiving holiday season we offer a special Holiday Box ($40) full of traditional organic Thanksgiving meal items for your celebration. Not only can you schedule a Holiday Box to be delivered the week of Thanksgiving, but it is also available the week before and the week after (available Nov….

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Summer, we taste you near!

Summer, we taste you near!

In a true bit of parenting hypocrisy, I’m encouraging, rather, pleading with my children to finish the school year strong while I’m staying up with the sun, ditching work to feel its warmth on my skin, and sneaking away to tuck into the raspberry bushes to taste what to me is summer boiled down into…

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Our Food System Is Broken

We care more about our air and water quality than we do the food we eat. Last time I checked, we need to breathe, drink and eat. My cynical side says, “This means the coal lobby isn’t as strong as the sugar lobby.” The EPA is lowering the boom on coal, but the FDA and…

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