Category Archives: vegetable tips

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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Great Questions to Ask Your Farmer at the Market

The Farmers’ Markets are in full swing here in the Carolinas! It seems like almost every town has at least one farmers’ market. Many towns have dozens. This “Farmers’ Market Boom” may be due to the increase in consumer demand … 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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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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Why are there flowers in my CSA bag?

Over the years, we have offered beautiful edible flowers to our chefs.  Some of them grow wild, such as lovely violas and wisteria petals, and some are cultivated such as mini roses, cilantro flowers, parsley flowers, and kale blossoms.  Chefs … Continue reading

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I Can’t Possibly Eat this Many Greens

Don’t laugh.  I hear this all the time.  The name of the game for CSA bags in the winter is greens.  Our members get all kinds, from kale to chard, to choy, lettuce, collards, mizuna,  arugula, mustards, turnip, cabbage, and … Continue reading

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Best Refrigerator Inventory Methods

Guest post by Jay Ross.   This is what happens when you let an MBA get involved in the kitchen!  He recommends the JIT (Just In Time) method of refrigerator inventory management.  As the person that actually manages what is … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having Trouble Getting Through My CSA Bag Each Week!

Believe it or not, the number one reason people tell us they leave a CSA is not because they don’t like the veggies.  It is because they have trouble using all their veggies each week, and it is stressing them … Continue reading

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