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2013 Farmer’s Report

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday October 21, 2013   -   By Katie

At the beginning of this month I delivered the final round of produce for our 2013 season. Now that the season has ended, it’s time for me to provide you with our second annual Farmer’s Report. The annual Farmer’s Report is an exercise that helps me...

FARM STORE HOURS!!

Blog: Vineyard Farms   -   Thursday May 23, 2013   -   By Anna

NEW FARM STORE HOURS!!!! THANK YOU for working with my crazy week! As many of you have learned, I had emergency back surgery. I have been so out of it, I lost track of the days! Our new farm store hours, beginning next Wednesday will be: Wednesdays...

Planting by Moon Phases

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? I started planting this past week! Nearly all of my onion seeds have met their soil! I’m planning to start more onions this weekend (scallions), rhubarb the following weekend (Glaskins Perpetual) and the in early March then I’ll be sowing...

Farmers Markets & Foodshed's, Succession Planting ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday August 18, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

What's a Foodshed you ask?  Most people who call themselves Localvore's, Foodies or the like will probably be familiar with this term, but for those of you who are not, here is a brief description and how you can make or find...

If Every Day Were Saturday

Blog: 4 D Acres   -   Tuesday August 14, 2012   -   By Mike

If every day were Saturday, life at 4 D Acres would be tough to handle. Fortunately it comes only once a week. Saturdays are Farmers’ Market days, and because the markets open at 6:30 a.m., our day actually starts on Friday afternoon. We begin by...

A Ramen Noodle night

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Tuesday June 12, 2012   -   By Fred

Tonight was a hurried dinner night. Open a package of Beef flavored Ramen Noodles and add ingredients from the fridge shelves. I decided to use Fresh steamed Kale, Roma Tomato and Cumin. To begin I half covered the Noodles with boiling water. Turning them...

My Wife said the Kale was Delicious

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Sunday June 03, 2012   -   By Fred

My Wife said the salad I hid the Kale in, was Delicious. Important word to recognize in the opening sentence was HID . The Kale was in the bottom of the bowl hidden under all the mixed greens.  To prepare the Kale for the salad I placed torn pieces in...

Kale the Superfood in Conroe Texas

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Sunday May 27, 2012   -   By Fred

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Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Wednesday May 23, 2012   -   By Fred

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Pizza on a Zucchini half

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Tuesday May 22, 2012   -   By Fred

Pizza was served tonight on a Large Zucchini sliced lengthwise.The past few weeks Peas Farms has been offering large Zucchini. I questioned, "What do you do with a 32oz Zucchini. I was given a handful of suggestions. The one that stuck with me was to core...

The benifits of Blackberries

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Wednesday May 09, 2012   -   By Fred

As I continue to recover from my last Gout attack I have found Cherry juices and Fresh Blackberries and Blue Berries. The most readily available and affordable items have been the Fresh berries. This week I transformed Blended Plain Yogurt into many different...

Moussaka or Eggplant Parmesan

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Fred

Eggplant was the talk of the Market today. Elvis from Peas Farm had his Eggplant front and center. And Chef Michael Fleshner was ready to answer any and all questions. Highlites from Chef Michael's answer included maximum flavor ideas and his explanation of...

Chicken Rice and Okra

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Thursday May 03, 2012   -   By Fred

The meal inspiration came from poking around in the Fresh vegetable bin and Freezer. I first found Chicken tenders and could not decide if I would marinate them for an hour or just start sauteing them. In the pan on the stove I ended up starting with oil and...

Conroe Farmer's Market education before reunion wi...

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By Fred

I was headed to the Houston airport Friday night to pick-up our Son flying in from Alabama. We experienced a strong storm in the Conroe area around 3pm heading in an easterly direction. By 4:45 pm all flights from the East coast were cancelled. Next...

Fred on injured list

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Monday April 16, 2012   -   By Fred

I am temporarily on the injured list and My Wife will be preparing meals for us.Gout is my enemy. When it strikes it slows me down for a few days.Tonight we had the Blackeye pea, Ham and Cornbread meal re-heated. We bought Ground Beef at the supermarket for...

Black-Eye peas, Ham, Corn and Corn Bread

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Thursday April 12, 2012   -   By Fred

Upon arriving to my inspirational kitchen at home I started preparing an Easter leftover meal. I had already soaked and cooked Black- Eye Peas in anticipation of this meal.  I took the leftover Easter Ham bone and removed the meat. Dicing it 1/2 inch I...

Preparing for Easter dinner with Michigan / Texas ...

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Saturday April 07, 2012   -   By Fred

The Michigan-Texas Easter Dinner menu has been set. Spiral cut Ham, Au Gratin Potatoes, Fresh Broccoli, Fresh Corn on the Cob, Dinner rolls, Apple and Michigan Cherry Lattice Pies.  A Tossed green leafed salad will be somewhat of mystery until all the...

Bologna Augh! Fresh Veggies Yea !!

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Friday April 06, 2012   -   By Fred

"Honey ? What would would you like for lunch?", I asked. My Wife's response, " Bologna, If we have it." I will add Fresh, fresh, fresh. Again her response was, " Sure if we have it." I had my instructions for lunch. I started...

Great digestion of food today

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Monday March 26, 2012   -   By Fred

Last evening to family group bible study I brought a Papaya. I have been reluctant to slice into the super fruit because their are so many contradicting stories on the internet about the value of the seeds and outer peel. I was perplexed about how to treat it....

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