Monthly Archives: July 2014

We want to help you enjoy the veggies we grow for you! Below are links to recipes for the vegetables we grow here at BBB, and we hope to add to this list every season. Please share in the Comments Section if you have other CSA veggie recipes or links you want to recommend. Happy Cooking! And as always, CSA members can email us if you have no idea how to use a particular vegetable from your weekly delivery!:)

Dodder!

Last week Jay was out in one of our non-crop areas and found dodder! Dodder is one of the few truly parasitic plants found in North America. It looks like golden hair growing on top of the crop. Given enough … Continue reading

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Basic Cooking Skills are Key to Health and Nutrition

In June, Bells Best Berries hosted a cooking class for our CSA members. I have found that many people want to eat healthy, so they join a CSA. However, when they start getting their veggie bags, they quickly realize they … Continue reading

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Root Veggie Roast

Our CSA members will find they get root vegetables in the fall, winter, spring, and even early summer. It is a great idea to learn to love them if you want to be a good “locavore”, because they are the … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Tart

Every year I make this tart for our blueberry picking day for children. It is really easy to make and really doesn’t have much sugar at all in it. I bet one of my genius foodie friends could even think … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picking Day for Children

One of my favorite farm events is the “Blueberry Picking Day” for children. On this day we invite all our CSA members to bring the kids and let the kids pick all they want. The children love to pick and … Continue reading

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Red Curry Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is just beautiful in early June! It comes in a multitude of colors and is full of powerful vitamins and phytonutrients. Here is a simple but exotic way to prepare it. Ingredients: One large bundle of chard One … Continue reading

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Stuffed Squash Boats

June is the month when the first of the summer vegetables begin showing up at the market and in CSA boxes. Squash is a vegetable people seem to either love or hate. For a diehard seasonal vegetable eater, it is … Continue reading

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Breakfast Greens with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

Did you know that many health experts recommend 7-9 servings of vegetables per day? That is a lot of vegetables, if you consider most people think they are doing well to eat three or four! To even get close to … Continue reading

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Farm to Fork Dinner

Farm to Fork Dinner Every year we host a beautiful dinner on the farm, featuring our own seasonal produce and chicken from another local farm. Although I am a confirmed recluse, I make a concerted effort to overcome my antisocial … Continue reading

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Why I Eat Local

I make a concerted effort to keep my food purchases local. I buy my grassfed meat from a local butcher who gets his beef, chicken, and pork from local farmers. I either grow or buy fruits, vegetables and eggs from … Continue reading

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