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  • Brussels Sprouts : Tips from Seed to Harvest – These nutritious miniature cabbages are often under celebrated and even disliked. Don’t give up on them though! It is well worth noting that often store bought Brussels sprouts are picked too early – it shows in their bitter flavor and tough texture. Picking them fresh from the farm or garden after a few frosts sweetens the flavor and makes them tender, offering a whole different experience! Read more →
  • Cabbage: All About It… – In the fall, the farm is inundated with cabbage! It is delicious and nutritious and abundant so get acquainted with it here! Read more →
  • Cabbage: Using & Storing – Do you know how to use cabbage? How about storing it? This tip will teach you how to do both things, so you can make the most of the harvest! Read more →
  • Carrots, Beets, Parsnips, and Similar Roots: Storage Tips – Storing food in small amounts is easy, but in larger quantities it can be tricky in our increasingly energy efficient homes. Root vegetables store best in the refrigerator. Here are some more tips for keeping them longer. Read more →
  • Celery – Celery is more than just crunch, it is also contains apigenin, a chemical that potentially helps to fight breast cancer according to a University of Missouri study. Learn more about how to cook and store this veggie from this tip taken from Asparagus to Zucchini. Read more →
  • Cilantro – Cilantro is best known for its role as an ingredient in fresh homemade salsas. The seeds of the cilantro plant, coriander, are also a popular spice and have quite a different flavor than the leaves. Read more →
  • Cooking Fresh Dried Beans! – Dried beans are not only beautiful to look at, they are delicious, nutritious, and each has its own flavor and texture. We encourage you to try all of the varieties we grow. The first time you try fresh dried beans, you’ll be amazed at the taste. Dried beans become tougher and less flavorful as they age: most dried beans are so old they’ve lost all flavor. The answer: use fresh local dried beans! Read more →
  • Drying Herbs – June-July is the perfect time to go out and collect herbs to dry for tea and spices. Read more →
  • Drying Peppers – Peppers, hot or not, can be dried in many ways and store well. Removing moisture from the peppers will magnify and intensify the heat, flavor, and natural sugars it contains. Read more →
  • Fennel – Fennel is very complimentary to other foods, especially seafoods and citrus. It adds a great zing and crunch to tuna salad; it adds depth and flavor to grilled or roasted fish—pretty much any kind of fish. Read more →

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