How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 6/4/17)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 6/4/17)

Cabbage: Cabbage is a handy thing to have around. Don’t let it be that vegetable that sits in the bottom of your refrigerator drawer for months on end. There are endless opportunities to use it up. I’m constantly pulling mine out and adding it to my “just about anything”. I like to make cabbage “shavings”…

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How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/27/16)

How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/27/16)

Sugar Pie Pumpkins: The first time I roasted a pumpkin, I failed to realize that the stringy insides are actually not the part we want to eat. Lucky for me (and you) I’ve come a long way since that first roast. Sugar Pie Pumpkins are ideal for…you guessed it: pie! They are sweet and have…

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/20/16)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/20/16)

Green Beans: Who hasn’t eaten green bean casserole for Thanksgiving? My family serves this dish every year. It’s tradition. And, along with that tradition comes a long list of canned and processed ingredients, full of sodium and preservatives. Now, I don’t want to spoil your Thanksgiving, especially if you have that one Aunt who always…

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How to Eat Your BOX (Week of 11/13/16)

How to Eat Your BOX (Week of 11/13/16)

Parsnips: Parsnips are like carrots with attitude. They have an almost peppery sweet flavor to them that comes out nicely when cooked. They don’t eat well raw….at all, they’re much too dense, but they cook just as well or better than a carrot in my opinion. Parsnips are a great alternative to the more traditional…

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What’s New?

What’s New?

What’s new is that it’s July and I am wondering what happened to June!? It looks like chilly June is going to carry over into July. Sorry tomatoes and peppers, maybe August will be your month! After last year, I made a conscious decision to plant heat-loving crops early and take advantage of the changing climate….

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I Really Like Farming!

I Really Like Farming!

I can hardly contain my excitement! Every year I get a little winter’s rest and then the first crocuses show up and I am chomping at the bit to get out there and get going. As a matter of fact, I already planted my two green houses to spinach and radishes. I am planning on…

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Eating Successfully this Holiday Season

Eating Successfully this Holiday Season

You made it through the Thanksgiving celebrations—were you successful in eating well? I know that I had to try all three pies! Seriously, this season is brutal on healthy eating. The amount of sugar that is going to be given as gifts, devoured at schools, parties and work will be off the charts. I also…

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Pre-Order Your Local Berries, Canning Veggies, and Herbs!

Pre-Order Your Local Berries, Canning Veggies, and Herbs!

For 17 years, we’ve been bringing the local harvest to you. Each season, while the Northwest harvest is at its peak – we deliver it to your door! How can you get your share of the local good? It’s simple. Contact us to let us know which of the bulk fruits and/or veggies you’d like, and we’ll…

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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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Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

John, Gordon, and Hugh come by every week and pick up some of our food bank donations. They are a part of a team that, for Klesick Family Farm (KFF), begins with you. Yes, you. Through your partnership with KFF, we are able to bless hundreds of families throughout our delivery areas. We are currently…

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