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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...

Not So Early Start

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Wednesday April 09, 2014   -   By Phil

  It seems spring is trying to get here, but 1 day of 50's then back to snow showers and rain in the 30's make it look like it is taking it's slow, sweet time getting here. Normally we would have already planted early lettuce, radish, spinach and the...

Garden Cleanup and Sore Muscles!

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Its never an easy task -- cleaning up the garden. No matter how big or small theres is always debris, broken pots, hoses to mend and trees to trim.   Winter in Idaho can be hard on everything. Stacks of leaves smashed into every corner, branches...

Chickpeas and Spinach Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday April 03, 2014   -   By Phil

Enjoy this salad alone or as a side dish! 1/2 can cooked spinach 1/2 can chickpeas 1 teaspoon cumin 2 cloves garlic 1 slice onion cut into small pieces 1/2 cup cooked whole grain pasta    Combine all ingredients except pasta in a pan and...

Springing into 2014 Action @ Sanzone Farms

Blog: Sanzone Farms   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By Sam

Chickpea and Spinach Soup

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday March 04, 2014   -   By Phil

  A easy, great tasting soup! 1/2 can spinach 1/2 can chickpeas small carrot, onion and celery chopped fine 1/2 can diced tomatoes 1/4 teaspoon each basil, oregano, tyme, rosemary, garlic 11/4 cup vegetable stock 1 cup water Combine ingredients...

Timing is Everything

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday March 03, 2014   -   By Phil

  Many times we face feast or famine when we plant crops. With proper planning you don't have to eat broccoli for 2 weeks straight because all your plants were ready all at once. With a CSA and retail sales at the farmers markets, we need to spread out...

Reclaiming the Kitchen

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday February 21, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

February is the time of year when an eager band of Northland College students take the snowy trails down from Ashland to join us for three Sundays of our “Sustainable Foodie:  Making a Meal, Making a Life” wellness class, which features preparing and...

Apple Ginger Snack

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Wednesday February 19, 2014   -   By Phil

  Today's recipe is a spicy and naturally sweet pick-me-up for a healthy snack!   1 cored apple, sliced into 1/4" pieces (leave skin on) 1 tablespoon fresh ground ginger root 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon   Mix ingredients...

Identifying GMO Produce

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Friday February 14, 2014   -   By Phil

  Shopping in the supermarket requires constant checking of ingredients and country of origin. Most unmarked processed foods contain GMO ingredients. While the industry continues to stonewall labeling the use of GMO's in their processed foods, we do have...

Super Foods: Herbs and Flowers you eat that can...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday February 10, 2014   -   By Tony

USING HERB and FLOWER SUPER POWER in PROTECTING OUR FOOD , BODY and GARDEN!!!  Mother Earth will be putting on a HAPPY colorful Mantel of wild flowers inviting snow birds, pollinators ,butterflies, and bees .Other garden   visitors...

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