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CSA Recipes

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!:)

Cauliflower Rice with Bacon

The cauliflower is ripe at our Rabbit Eye Ridge farm. Those of you who have gotten it in your CSA bag probably noticed that it is a strange color (an off-white color tinged with purple). This is normal. It happens … Continue reading

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2017 Menu for Our Farm to Table Dinner!

Every spring we host a farm to table dinner at our farm. It is carefully prepared by Chef Craig Barbour, with Roots Good Local Food, and always highlights the delicious beauty of the farm. This year, it is planned for … Continue reading

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Chicken Breast Stuffed with Alliums and Herbs

Many of the alliums that were planted in the winter get mature in the spring. Examples include leeks, garlic, and onions. Some of these are on our market table and in our CSA bags already. Here is one of my … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer CSA Menu Planning

Our 2017 CSA started April 1st, and our members got beautiful kale, lettuce, spinach, asparagus and beets. Yum! The great thing about CSA membership is getting beautiful, fresh-from-the-local-garden veggies. For new members, the difficult part can be getting produce you … Continue reading

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Spring Is Here And So Is The Asparagus!

This is the earliest I have ever seen asparagus. The warm weather in February warmed up the soil, and the asparagus is already up! The cold hardly mattered. Spring is amazing because, in a matter of weeks, the produce world … Continue reading

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Unstuffed Cabbage Recipe and Pressure Cooker tips

Hello BBB readers! My name is Dana Ramsey (aka OrganicEater) and I’m taking over the blog today, since Robin and Jay are extremely busy at the farms.  With the mild weather we’ve had here in the Carolinas, along with some … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sure I Like Eggplant

Eggplant is at its finest when the weather is at its hottest!  By early August, the bushes are loaded and will keep producing until it frosts.  We grow enough to put them in CSA bags, however, it can elicit a … Continue reading

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What Do I Do With This Okra?

Okra is absolutely the vegetable of the summer.  You plant it until it gets stinking hot, and then it is ready to harvest when it is stinking hot times two, July and  August!  All of us from the south are … Continue reading

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Plenty of Ways to Use Fresh Spring Mint!

Mint is at its fresh best in the early spring.  We love putting it in our CSA bags and we also bring bags of it to the market.  It sells fast.  Mint is not an herb I grew up cooking … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy Is Important, Even If You Can’t Cook!

For those of you who know me (Jay), this does not come as a surprise, but I like to eat. Not just good food, but also A LOT of food.  That trait, along with the fact that my significant other … Continue reading

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