Monthly Archives: October 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!:)

Emerging Trends in Fresh Produce

This month I attended the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association’s annual meeting. There was a session on emerging trends in fresh produce. They did a great job of elucidating several trends in the produce industry. Trends that those of us … Continue reading

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September on the Farm

I love September. I know most people think of spring and summer when they think about farming, but growing fall crops really does it for me! When September comes around, I feel the cool breath of fall right around the … Continue reading

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You Can Grow Plenty in the Winter in NC

One of the best things about farming in North Carolina is, with just a little cold protection, you can grow crops almost all winter long. We have a winter CSA that lasts from November until the end of January. It … Continue reading

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What is Leptin and Why Should You Care?

Over the past several years, I have become convinced our society consumes way too much sugar, grains, potatoes, and process foods, resulting in something close to a metabolic melt down. All of these foods are loaded with carbohydrates and raise … Continue reading

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Grow Brussels Sprouts In The South

Everyone loves Brussels sprouts! They please CSA members, chefs clamor for them, and we can never grow enough to meet the demand at the Farmers’ Markets. Wow, this is a farming dream! Sadly, there are problems. Most Brussels sprouts are … Continue reading

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Veggie Frittata Breakfast

Jay and I work hard to get several servings of healthy vegetables at every meal. CSA members, Jonathan and Laura Olson, are also very committed to eating plenty of veggies, and shared this simple but delicious frittata recipe with me. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Farmacology by Daphne Miller, M.D

Book Review: Farmacology by Daphne Miller, M.D I first heard about this book as I listened to NPR’s People’s Pharmacy on the way to the Farmers’ Market early on a Saturday morning. They were interviewing the author and it sounded … Continue reading

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Feed the Soil

This month I spoke at the Organic Land Use Conference at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. I learned quite a lot! The focus of the meeting was soil health. Did you know soil is alive? It is absolutely teeming with all … Continue reading

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Easiest Marinara Ever

Recently Jay and I went to the lake and we brought a bunch of beautiful veggies and herbs with us. I didn’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen, so I dreamed up this simple and fresh … Continue reading

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5 Things Growers Wish Chefs Knew

We work with growers every week to bring the best local produce to Charlotte area restaurants. I find that most growers love the idea of selling their beautiful produce to restaurants, however, they find the experience difficult. The coordination between … Continue reading

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