Calls are coming from Puerto Rico for help in many forms. For our community, helping the sustainable farming community has a close connection to our guiding principles. To help streamline the ability to reach the farmers, we are sharing with you resources presented to us to ensure donations go directly to the farmers in need. This important project will help Puerto Rico’s farming community re-establish and begin growing food faster.
Jocelyn Cook delivers again with a beautiful, simple recipe to preserve and store pears and apples for those long winter nights. The best part? The slow cooker does most of the work. I cannot wait to get my hands on a piece of fresh baked gluten free bread slathered with this tasty goodness!
Our long-time members are well versed in roasted kohlrabi, kohlrabi fries, and even kohlrabi chips. Putting kohlrabi in the oven in any form, tossed with a little olive oil and salt, always produces a delicious result. Ready to stretch your kohlrabi repertoire? Try this German style kohlrabi. It’s a simple, old fashioned, creamy take on kohlrabi. Continue reading
by Jocelyn Cook
Long time member Jocelyn whipped up a delectable Leek Risotto and shared the recipe with our members. Leeks are plentiful this time of year, keep the recipe on hand for when they show up in the Share. Raw leeks will stay fresh in the fridge for up to 14 days, or blanch and freeze for use up to 12 months later. Cooked leeks; however, only last a few days in the fridge. So do yourself a favor – make the risotto and eat it all in one sitting. Or maybe eat any (unlikely) leftovers for lunch promptly the following day. Continue reading
What’s in a cloumage? From the Shy Brothers Website: The Shy Brothers’ farm encompasses the highest land in a peninsula between the two branches of the Westport River. The farm gets cooling breezes in the summer, even fog some days. The salt air moderates temperatures in the winter months. The cows are able to stay at pasture longer than most in the region. The brothers are careful with their animals and of course don’t use any antibiotics or hormones on their milkers. The brothers control the quality of their herd, one of the secrets to great artisanal cheese!