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Garlic Broccoli

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday January 20, 2015   -   By Phil

 This makes a great side dish or main meal! 1 lb broccoli florets 1 medium onion - coarsely chopped 4-5 cloves garlic - crushed 1 tablespoon soy sauce dried basil sesame seeds Steam the broccoli and onion about 5 minutes. Add to pan with...

The Benefits of Dehydrated Foods©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday January 05, 2015   -   By Arlene

One of my email questions this week asked me, “Can you tell me the benefits of dehydrating fruits and benefits?” There are so many benefits there is not enough room in this column to mention them all. First off let me say I...

Spendavist

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Saturday January 03, 2015   -   By Brian

In a lot of ways we are environmental activist. We belong to many groups that support environmental practices. We attend continuing education classes as a way to keep our nutrient management certification or certified farmer status...

2014 Harvest Celebration

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Tuesday December 09, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

This year, we hosted our annual Harvest Celebration in conjunction with the Indian Hill Wine Cellar. It was an evening of free-flowing fun and great people – all with an interest in the good food system.     We were very warm...

Chili

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday November 29, 2014   -   By Phil

Here's a simple recipe for vegan chili; cook it in a slow cooker 6-8 hrs on low for the best flavor! Simply mix the following ingredients together and cook: 1 can black beans, drained 1 can kidney or great northern beans, drained 1 can crushed tomatoes...

Ugly Vegetables and Food Waste

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Friday November 07, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Every so often, you may stumble across a few misshapen vegetables in your CSA box. Upon slicing them open or cooking them up, you will realize that these ‘mutant veggies’ contain the same great flavor and nutritive benefits as the ‘standard’ looking varieties....

Spinach and Kale

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday September 22, 2014   -   By Phil

  This recipe is a good side dish or stand alone meal! Cook 1/2 chopped onion, 1 medium pepper (sliced thinly), and halved green olives in veggie broth until tender; add a handful of fresh spinach leaves and a handful of chopped kale to the pan and cook...

Food For Thought

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Tuesday September 16, 2014   -   By Lorrie

The Duxbury Food and Wine Festival is one week away, and the family friendly highlight of the festival is the Food For Thought Farmers’ Market and Fair. On Saturday September 27 th from noon to 4pm, Food for Thought will get families thinking about where...

Pumpkin Apple Treat

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday September 02, 2014   -   By Phil

As fall approaches and the kids go back to school, here's a treat to make for after school or desert. Enjoy! Pumpkin Apple Treat  Put 1/2 can pureed pumpkin or 1 cup fresh puree, 2 peeled apples (chopped into pieces); 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and...

Banana Nut Wraps

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday August 04, 2014   -   By Phil

Here's an easy breakfast sandwich to have at home or on the go!   Thinly slice a banana and spread almond butter or your favorite nut spread on the slices; place in a double layer of romaine or iceberg lettuce and roll like a burrito. Make two or three...

Green Beans and Leeks

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday July 04, 2014   -   By Phil

  All you need for this recipe is 1 quart fresh green beans, 2 medium leeks, some fresh dill and some almonds. Wash and trim the leeks; cut length-wise into strips about the length of the green beans. place whole green beans and the leeks into a sauce...

Grow/Buy Locally Grown!4th of July FOOD INDEPENDEN...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday July 02, 2014   -   By Tony

As a producer.Imagine your produce is : Locally Grown  and Harvested.. /Synthetic fertilizer/Pesticide/DDT/ARSENIC/You name it toxins FREE! Now try to find out :Where to sell it? Farmers markets in the summer , most are gone for summer break and...

Thoughts for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Thursday June 19, 2014   -   By Edward

Dad and Anna were off this morning to Margate to open up the tail gate market there. It was threatening rain which we had gotten some of earlier in the day. But I think it will hold off for the morning which will help them. Margate can be very busy. The first...

Bean Wraps

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday June 16, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today's recipe is easy to make. Cook some chopped onion and red pepper in a little vegetable broth until tender; add black beans and continue heating until beans are warmed through. Turn off heat and season with basil, oregano, chili pepper and parsley....

Food Prep 101 (continued)

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday June 13, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today we will add pac choy, asian greens  and snap peas to our list of food uses. snap peas - taste great lightly steamed or added to stir fries. Most people eat them raw in salads or as a snack. asian greens - mixed varieties of mustard and...

Happy Fathers Day..Now start teaching your family ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday June 09, 2014   -   By Tony

Once upon a time , I asked a 4-H  eight years old , who was taking one of my gardening  class session-   :"Where do the Tomatoes come from?" His answer was: " P" Supermarket!!!  He did not say the farm or...

Food Prep 101

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday June 06, 2014   -   By Phil

  Many things I eat I take for granted. Preparation and cooking them is second nature to me. Having a CSA, I find a lot of people don't know what to do with some of the produce they receive each week having never eaten or been exposed to some vegetables....

About Us

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday May 29, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Welcome to Harvest Michigan! Our focus is to develop a thriving, regional 'Food Hub' for the (northern) Southeast Michigan region servicing Oakland and Macomb counties. We offer services through the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, and the Buying...

Foodie Friday Challenge

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Wednesday May 28, 2014   -   By Lorrie

Summer Farmers’ Markets are opening and Marshfield’s starts this Friday 2-6 pm, offering farmers the opportunity to sell the very early crops and the fruits of winter laboring over seedlings and flower starts in the greenhouses.   The main purpose...

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