Monthly Archives: May 2010

CSA Week 2

It’s really starting to feel like summer out there! This week we are harvesting: Green Beans Summer Squash, Zucchini & Cucumbers Cabbage Broccoli Salad Mix Greens: Kale, Chard, Lambs-quarters, Braising Mix Radishes Garlic & Basil

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Hearts and Hands

At the heart of the Community Supported Agriculture movement is relationship – relationship with the land, the plants, the animals, the farmers and the community.  These relationships form a beautiful cycle especially, I believe, in the intimacy that grows between … Continue reading

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Favorite Summer Flan

1 lb broccoli, summer squash or greens, coarsely chopped ½ medium onion, thinly sliced 4 large eggs 2 cups grated Swiss or Jarlsberg cheese 1 ½ tsp chopped fresh oregano or ½ tsp dried 1 ½ tsp chopped fresh basil … Continue reading

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Greek Zucchini Cakes

1 pound zucchini, grated 1 tsp kosher salt or ¾ tsp table salt ¾ cup crumbled Feta cheese

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Raining in the Summer

It’s been raining.  Have you noticed?  Of course none of us need to be reminded of this fact as we step outside with raincoats and umbrellas in hand, hopping puddles and dodging dripping trees, or perhaps running out intentionally to … Continue reading

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Summer CSA Week 1

Tomorrow we will be harvesting (in rubber boots and rain jackets): Summer Squash Radishes Broccoli Salad Mix Greens: Braising Mix, Kale, Asian Collards, Chard, Lambs-quarters Beets Green Onions, Italian Parsley Squash and Chard (or other greens, go wild) 3 cloves … Continue reading

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Back from BALLE

Tami and I spent the weekend in Charleston, South Carolina, home of the Eight Annual BALLE Conference.

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Ringing in the Summer – Cucurbita Pepo

“Why do folks in Lake Woebegone lock their cars during the summer?  To prevent their neighbors from leaving bags of zucchini in the car.” – Garrison Keillor, National Public Radio, “Prairie Home Companion” Summer Squash has begun her prolific output and … Continue reading

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CSA Week 15

It is the final week of our Spring session of the 2010 CSA season. We began the season in February with winter treats like leeks, sunchokes, sweet potatoes, and parsnips. Trying to facial dissappointed and small ensuing and set. Skin … Continue reading

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Fueling the School Buses

Over a year ago we embarked on a bold school bus initiative with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (which is always trying to improve air quality in North Carolina), and the Department of Public Instruction (which fuels the … Continue reading

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