Category - Tips

26
Jul

REPOST, VERY INFORMATIVE!! STORAGE TIPS

All stored produce should be checked regularly for signs of spoilage such as mold and slime. If spoiled, toss it out. All cut, peeled or cooked vegetables or fruits should be stored in clean, covered containers in the refrigerator at 40␣ F or less. Fruit/Vegetable Storage method/Tips/time Apples Room temperature: 1-2 days; refrigerator crisper: up …

20
Jul

What is a Tomatillo?

Pictured above is a tomatillo Tomatillos are small fruits (used as a vegetable) enclosed in a husk. The fruit resembles a small unripe tomato and is usually green or yellow. The yellow color indicates ripeness, but tomatillos are most often used when they are still green. Green tomatillos are firmer and easier to slice. The …

14
Jul

Picture Of Field Corn Damage On Friend’s Farm

This is a picture taken on highway 150 up near Independence. This is what wind can do. Those are beans on the right.

8
Jul

Storage TIps: KALE + GREEN ONIONS

Storage Tips Green Onion Storage Compared to mature onions, green onions are quite perishable. You can store them unwashed and wrapped in paper towel in a tightly closed plastic bag. They will keep in the crisper for three to five days before the tops begin to wilt. Kale Storage Place unwashed kale in a plastic …

23
Jun

Cauliflower Info:

This food is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium and Manganese.This is a great vegetable and it is amazing to see it …

15
Jun

Grilling Greens!

Try something new on the Grill, it is that time of the year to get the grill out if you have not already…..I have;) Grilling on the Rack 1 Buy a stalk of fresh broccoli, looking for tight green buds. Pre-packaged broccoli doesn’t work well on the grill because companies chop it into small pieces …

9
Jun

Nutrition Information On Vegetables!

I found this chart and I think that It will help all of the C.S.A. members prepare their meals. This is a good chart to use if you are interested in knowing how many calories you are consuming.  Chris The nutrition values are for raw vegetables. Nutrients Vegetable Cal Carb.g Fiberg Prot-eing Pota-ssiummg Vita-minA Vita-minC …

9
Jun

Prolonging Produce from your C.S.A.: (Week 1)

This week there will be lettuce in the boxes. I want everyone to receive extremely fresh-tasting produce. So please unpack the box as soon as you get home. Wash the lettuce and store in crisper in a plastic bag. It will keep the longest this way. We grow many different strains of red and green …

7
Jun

Kohlrabi Leaves Edible?

Excerpted from Rolling Prairie Cookbook, by Nancy O’Connor. Kohlrabi can be one of those intimidating vegetables if you haven’t been around it much. It has the look of an organic green Sputnik, with a taste like fresh, crunchy broccoli stems accented by radish. The name kohlrabi comes from the German kohl, meaning cabbage, and rabi, or turnip, …

27
Nov

Shop Virtually for Gourmet Jams, Jellies, Food items

Our store is closed for the winter but you can still shop our Country Store for those holiday gift baskets and much more—fresh honey, jams, jellies, gourmet sauces and meat rubs, and other specialty food items.  We’d be pleased to create custom gift baskets for your gift list.   Provide your price range and we will …

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