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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...

We're back!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Tuesday December 09, 2014   -   By Rowena

Saturday, December 6, 2014 We're back!! The last year or so is kind of a blur??  To say the least life got a little "out of control" with ailing neighbors in need of great help, a chicken and turkey season that took over our...

Food Preservation Basics

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Tuesday December 02, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

It’s that time of year again! Harvest season has hit its peak – and for us local food lovers, this means we have access to more produce than we could ever consume before it starts to go bad. Luckily, there are many ways to keep food from spoilage that will...

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...

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...

The Benifits of Blackberries

Blog: Wally World Farmer's Market   -   Wednesday July 16, 2014   -   By Chef Michael

The benifits of Blackberries 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...

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...

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...

The Exceptional (Pastured) Egg

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday June 12, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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Thoughts for Monday, June 9, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Monday June 09, 2014   -   By Edward

The CSA and the market both went very well on Saturday. It was cool to see the excited faces of the CSA members as they went along the table selecting the fruits and vegetables that they wanted. A couple of first timers said they felt guilty about the produce...

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...

Market opening April 17th

Blog: Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market   -   Sunday March 30, 2014   -   By Market Manager

The Paulding County Farm Bureau farmers market will open on Thursday April 17th.  This is a new day of the week for us, but we hope it works better for everyone.  We are excited to begin this new season, looking forward to lots of fresh, local...

Alternative Storage

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday December 07, 2013   -   By Phil

  In addition to canning, freezing and drying; we like to "store" some veggies right in the garden. We usually plant leeks, turnips, carrots, daikon radishes and cabbages in a patch together (closely spaced) in late summer for winter harvest....

Farm Fresh Eggs Offered Througout Mid Michigan~Non...

Blog: Central Michigan CSA   -   Wednesday December 04, 2013   -   By Joe

2014 will mark the first year the Central Michigan CSA farm will offer farm fresh eggs throughout the mid Michigan area.  We will have around 600 layers in production by the spring of 2014 and increase the flock to serve the interest we encounter. We've...

Pastured Turkey

Blog: Harbridge Farms   -   Saturday November 23, 2013   -   By Stephen

Thanksgiving Turkeys are still available! we have a few fresh, never frozen birds left.   These are Broad Breasted Bronze Turkeys that were raised on pasture with out antibiotics.  They are 15 to 18 lbs and are priced at $74.99...

Avocado season in full swing

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Monday October 21, 2013   -   By J

~ Harvest Sale ~ While the harvest is good ~ Enjoy a box of our Farm fresh Pesticide free Avocados. 5 & 10 LB boxes available.  Avocado season is upon us. All our hard work is truly paying off. This years crop is providing us with an...

Organic Turkeys and Chicken - near end of season

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Friday October 04, 2013   -   By Rowena

It is a really good thing I love my farm fresh chicken and turkey because they are giving me a run for my money!!!  The other day I accidentally moved a feed bag too fast and every last turkey freaked out and the end result was a few bruises for...

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