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Thoughts for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Thursday June 12, 2014   -   By Edward

Jack Rabin, who is the associate director at Rutgers University's research stations, writes a blog called "Sustainable Farming on the Urban Fringe" (sustainable-farming.rutgers.edu). Although is it written for the Garden State producer, its points...

Thoughts for Friday, May 23, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Friday May 23, 2014   -   By Edward

It was a great relief that the terrible storms that went through our area yesterday literally went right around us. Rain is bad. Hail is the worst. There is no more helpless feeling than watching it rain from the sky and you have no way of stopping it. Frost...

Thoughts for Friday, May 23, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Friday May 23, 2014   -   By Edward

It was a great relief that the terrible storms that went through our area yesterday literally went right around us. Rain is bad. Hail is the worst. There is no more helpless feeling than watching it rain from the sky and you have no way of stopping it. Frost...

Thoughts for Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Tuesday May 06, 2014   -   By Edward

The harbinger of spring is the asparagus. While many people may not think of the asparagus as appetizing, it does have body cleansing properties and was used by the Lenni Lenape as such. Asparagus is one of the wild plants that you can still find growing in...

Asparagus Artichoke Sandwich

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday February 06, 2014   -   By Phil

Today's recipe is for an open faced sandwich. 1 bunch asparagus - cut into 2 inch pieces artichoke hearts - drained and cut into quarters red onion - sliced and separated into rings 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons fat-free Italian dressing ...

Lesson Learned

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday November 21, 2013   -   By Phil

  With rain forecast for tomorrow and they are calling for snow over the weekend, I need to finish putting the asparagus patch to bed today. I first cut the asparagus ferns off at the ground; cover with about 6" leaves; add a layer of straw and top...

Great new recipes to try today

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday July 23, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon verbena honey Time to prepare: 15 minutes. Ingredients 1/4 cup dried Home Farm Herbery lemon verbena leaves. Honey Equipment Pint jar with lid ...

Freezing Asparagus

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday June 05, 2013   -   By Katie

A couple of weeks ago I bought a LOT of asparagus… like 15 pounds. We ate two pounds of it that week and the remainder I’ve saved for the future. (You know, like some January evening when asparagus sounds good for dinner but I refuse to buy food that...

Asparagus Guide

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday May 16, 2013   -   By Katie

Have you heard about Locavore90? Locavore90 is a FREE program provided by Arcadia Farms and Flowerfield Enterprises that challenges and equips families in Southwest Michigan to eat a locavore (local-only) diet for 90 days (or as often as reasonably...

Recipe Wednesday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday May 01, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

Springtime in Kentucky brings a special Saturday in May. It's that first Saturday that makes us think about not only race horses and Churchill Downs but the food that goes along with the Kentucky Derby! One of the “gotta haves” for a derby party is...

Asparagus

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Wednesday February 13, 2013   -   By Chickadee1

Hoping for some Asparagus this year, it's the second season after planting two-year old crowns last year... I just saw a video on growing asparagus, and realize I didn't quite do it "right" when planting. However, I did have shoots last year, i just...

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Our deal of the week

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Arlene

The salt of the week is Applewood Smoked Sea Salt At Home Farm Herbery our Applewood Smoked Sea Salt is also called Applewood Smoked Salt, Applewood Sea Salt or Sweet Applewood Smoke depending on who is talking about it. Regardless what...

Baby, it's (almost) cold outside!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday September 28, 2012   -   By Katie

It’s fall. Big time. Temperatures are dropping along with brown and orange leaves. The tomato plants are bending beneath the weight of green fruit hoping for enough time. (I’ll be picking them before we get frost.) The zucchini, cucumbers and beans are...

Easy Rose and Coleus Topiary's, Garden 'Junque' De...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday August 07, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Right now garage & rummage sales are around every bend along with estate sales!  I don't always have time to go to these because I am typically at market on Saturdays and by the time we are on the way home, the last thing I feel...

Westminster Farmers' Market Report for 05-18-12

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Tuesday May 15, 2012   -   By Dean

It’s a Grilling Weekend! And Westminster Farmers’ Market Has What You Need!   Looks like a perfect grilling weekend and Westminster Farmers’ Market has everything you need for a delicious local...

Spring Harvest

Blog: Healthy Culinary Creations LLC   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Laurie

So far it has been a wonderful spring of produce grown by dedicated local farmers bringing us asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, spinach, turnip tops, japanese radish, arugula, rhubarb, (shall I go on?), tatsoi, baby greens, asian greens, various types of radish,...

Saturday - Mother's Day is One Day Away

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Tomorrow is a very busy day for us and hopefully we are on your list of must visit places. Hubby is proudly stating that he is the FTD man for the day and will greet on-farm visitors with a warm smile. Be gentle though because all of the different items,...

Derby Day at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday May 03, 2012   -   By Kentucky Proud

Saturday is “D Day” in Kentucky! If you are privileged enough to live in this great Commonwealth of Kentucky, then you know exactly what I am talking about when I say “D Day”...it's Derby Day!!! That means fast horses, plenty of fresh Kentucky spring fruits,...

Cinco De Mayo

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

We think it is the perfect day to celebrate and we happen to have plenty of fresh cilantro and garlic for sale!   Why not celebrate?   At L’Ecuyer Gardens we spent the day planting our squash bed and our slicing cucumbers.   We also...

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