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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...

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....

Our 2015 csa sign up info

Blog: Plum Creek Farm News   -   Monday October 06, 2014   -   By Chicken Wrangler

Here is everything you need to know to sign up. Just return the form at the bottom with your deposit. Email me with any questions. 2015 Plum Creek Farm CSA       Our 2015 CSA will run from May until October with pick ups on Sundays, May 31, June 14,...

Spring has finally sprung on the farm.

Blog: In Town Organics and Summer Fields   -   Wednesday May 07, 2014   -   By Jessica

This is my first blog entry and the first time in months that I've had time to sit and type. In Town Organics is our produce farm and I'm relieved to say that we are taking it easy this year. Due to a new baby human on the farm, vegetable production will be...

Nishnabotna Naturals provides a bounty of fresh Ce...

Blog: Nishnabotna Naturals   -   Thursday January 23, 2014   -   By Nishnabotna Carl

Certified USDA Organic in our first full year of operation and continually certified for the past 3 years, we proudly supply some of the top restaurants in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and the Tomato-Tomato fresh market in West Omaha. ...

Fall is in the air

Blog: Sanzone Farms   -   Wednesday September 25, 2013   -   By Sam

Fall is in the air Stay tuned for some simple tips to prepare your garden for fall/winter seasons.

August 20 CSA & Prayers for my Father (a note from...

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Monday August 19, 2013   -   By Susana

BEETS are back!  See the Beet Borscht Soup recipe below--also uses potatoes, apples & other veggies as you like. Beets will keep 1-2 weeks--cut off the greens and put in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Use the beet greens in a stir fry or...

Today's CSA box...Apple Crisp, Potato Salad and “O...

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday August 13, 2013   -   By Susana

See below for recipes and “Our Magical Mountains & Chanterelles!” LETTUCE & STIR FRY MIX Our fall greens are starting to come in. We didn’t want to wait until next week for the whole lot, so some of you will get salad and some stir fry this week. ...

Your CSA box, the "Dirty Dozen" (most toxic conven...

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday August 06, 2013   -   By Susana

See "The Dirty Dozen" (conventionally grown fruits & veggies most laden with pesticides) and “ The Story of the Elkins' Bean ,” below! HEIRLOOM POLE BEANS! Take your pick at the market of 3 local favorite old-time heirlooms:  Half...

Your JULY 30 CSA box, recipes & a blog from Mirra

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday July 30, 2013   -   By Susana

See below, “For our Love of Tomatoes and for Healing, ” from CSA co-manager, Mirra Shapiro. EDAMAME SOY !  The healthy snack food much loved in Japan and China, these can be addictive (one variety we grow is called “Beer Friend”)!  Some of you...

JULY 23 CSA BOX, recipes and “On Community” (from ...

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday July 23, 2013   -   By Susana

See blog below "On Community" from Kayla Preston, Salamander Springs Farm apprentice & CSA co-manager BLACKBERRIES !  ‘Tis the season!  If you don’t eat them all fresh, see past postings for recipes (and nutritional...

So many Veggies and so little time

Blog: The Kucek Family Farm   -   Monday July 22, 2013   -   By Maria

It is mid July or maybe just past that. The garden is in full swing.  It is producing faster than I can share, gift, or can. Which leads me to the purpose of this entry.  Canning: So far I have made blackberry, apricot, kiwi, and fig jam this year....

JUNE 18 Your Bread & Harvest CSA BOX is here

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday June 18, 2013   -   By Susana

FRESH GARLIC - this week's harvest!  Let us know how much you use so we can keep you supplied in garlic.  We use it almost every day in roasted veggies, stir fries, fritattas, soups, meat dishes, salad dressings, pesto, and more.   See...

JUNE 11 - TODAY’S Bread & Harvest CSA BOX

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday June 11, 2013   -   By Susana

Here's what you'll find in your box this week: BERRIES BERRIES BERRIES!  They’re so tasty they may be gone before you get home!   Do use your berries ASAP since they don’t last long (because they are not like commercial berries!).  ...

June 4 Bread & Harvest CSA BOX

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Tuesday June 04, 2013   -   By Susana

TODAY’S CSA share includes: FRESH BAKED BREAD & GOODIES from Clementine’s Bakery.  We always look forward to Tuesday market...such good treats made for us... BERRY BOX:  PIE CHERRIES & MULBERRIES (& Juneberries) These spring...

Merry Christmas from Mangos In Paradise,LLC

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Friday December 28, 2012   -   By Libby

We would like to extend a special thank you to all of our loyal customers throughout this past year. We send you our best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season. As winter began just a few days ago we begin to feel a crisp morning air...

Papaya Season is open and we are shipping!

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Friday August 17, 2012   -   By Libby

Red Lady Papaya Red Lady Papaya is now in season and it is just wonderful. The flavor is sweet and mild and they make the most delicious papaya smoothies, you have ever made. Our trees are just beautiful and the papaya looks terrific. We harvest the...

Item of the week - Go and Grow by Sangrit Enterpri...

Blog: Farmers' Market at Sweet Apple Village   -   Tuesday April 10, 2012   -   By Joanne

Farmers Market at Sweet Apple Village Every Thursday from 3pm-dusk. Product of the week: Go and Grow by Sangrit Enterprises Go and Grow turn-key Raised Beds - the one pictured is 4' x 8' x 8", and we have several sizes, or can make it to order: ...

Available vegetables and fruits

Blog: J&J Produce   -   Monday July 11, 2011   -   By Diamond

I realize it has been quite a while since I last blogged. I apologize. The last week or so has been a grateful relief. A lot of the evgetables were doing poorly due to the lack of rain. All that has changed in the span of about a week and a half. Things that...

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