Eat more vegetables.
Theme: Foraged!
Springtime is an incredibly cool food season. Firstly, because there's finally green stuff (woo-woo!), but also because that green stuff grows in some interesting places. If you hop down to the additional subscriptions, you'll see RAMPS listed in the herb & allium. These are wild leeks that you have to hunt for in the woods. Because they're such a coveted ingredient, foragers keep their looking places a secret! Pretty intense. Always be sure to wash and cook any foraged item. Happy foraging! 
  • REMEMBER to return the SILVER bags and rise above the temptation to pop their bubbles! 
  • Also remember our guarantee: Winter is a tricky time for produce, hard to know what's going on inside each veggie-if you think something's not right, let customer service know!! Thanks!
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Friday: Tuesday 11:59 pm
  • Tip: Any item you would cook, you can also freeze.
  • Tip 2: A dull knife conspires against you and slows you down. A sharp knife makes your food taste better (and look better, too). NY Times
  • Any green needs to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag and kept in the fridge crisper.

Frozen Chopped Bell Peppers A cup of sliced raw bell pepper, especially red, has 150% of your daily value Vitamin C. Talk about nutritious! Hepworth Farm (CO)
Storage: Toss in the freezer.

Frozen Green Beans These cook in under 10 minutes. Add lemon, garlic and butter. Easy. Markristo Farm (CO)
Storage: Pop in the freezer.
Blue Cheese Walnut Green Beans
Garlic Lemon Green Beans
Braised Green Beans and Summer Vegetables
Sweet-and-Sour Green Beans
Herbed Green Beans with Feta
Pesto Green Beans and Tomatoes
Summer Green Bean Salad

Soldier Beans are NOT dried and are pre-cooked. Perfect for baked beans and full of protein. Vermont Bean Crafters (CO)
Storage: Pop in the freezer. Thaw to use. 
New! Weekly recipe brought to you by the Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm - Inspiring Children to Eat Well 
Sweet and Spicy Dirty Rice with Beans and Greens
1 1/2 cups long-grain brown rice
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
10 ounces cooked chicken andouille, or other spicy chicken sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (OPTIONAL)
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup apple, small dice
1 cup spinach and chard chopped, stems and leaf
1 cup soldier beans, cooked
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt

Bring rice and broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer at the lowest bubble until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender, about 50 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
While the rice is standing, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add sausage (optional) and sear until browned. Add onion, green and red bell pepper and garlic and cook, stirring, until the onion is soft, about 5 minutes more. Add apples, greens and beans. Stir in thyme, cayenne and apple cider vinegar to taste and salt. Stir the vegetable mixture into the rice and serve.
Spinach is best when eaten raw or lightly braised. To braise, toss with hot oil and garlic for a few minutes and then add splash of liquid. We like to add Parmesan cheese. If you choose to steam the spinach, wash and steam for just 5-10 minutes. This preparation method preserves nutrient content. Marolda Farms (OG)
Storage: 1-2 weeks in the fridge. 
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Spinach with Nutmeg and Lemon
Garlic Sauteed Spinach
"Perfect" Spinach Salad (for bacon lovers)
Salad Mix Put fresh salads on your table as often as you can. For a more filling and flavorful boost add roasted nuts, died cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, or chick peas. Pleasant Valley Farm (OG)
Storage: 1 week in the crisper.
5 Essential Salad Dressings
White Potatoes are back in with nutritional experts! Check out this article from NPR.Taters have fiber, B6, and vitamin C! Parzanese Brothers Farm (FAM)
Storage: Up to a month in the dark pantry. 
6 Minute Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon
Melrose Apples The official apple of the state of OHIO.... now that's something! Firm, coarse, juicy creamy white flesh. Slightly acid flavor. Very good cooking and dessert qualities. Samascott Orchards (FAM)
Storage: A few weeks in the fridge. 
Apple Turnovers (Ina's recipe!) 
German Apple Pancakes

Additional Subscriptions

  • Herb & Allium: Red Onions Minkus Farm (FAM) & Ramps Secret Location (Foraged!)  
  • Fruit: Jonagold Apples Schlegel Fruit Farm (ECO) Baked Apples Apple Slaw 
  • Cheese: Garlic Farmers Cheese Chaseholm Chasm Creamery 
  • Bread: Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cafe Le Perche
  • Pasta: Carrot Shells Knoll Krest Storage: Use within a week, or freeze for 1 month.

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Key for growing methods:
  • CO - Certified Organic
  • OG - Organically Grown (farm uses organic methods but does not have certification).
  • IPM - Integrated Pest Management (methods used to reduce the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers).
  • FAM - Family farm (farm often uses organic and IPM methods but may also use chemical fertilizers and pesticides. As a general rule small farms use far fewer chemicals than large industrialized operations).
  • Non-GMO - None of our products are GMO.
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