Monthly Archive: June 2016

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 27, 2016

Hello Everyone!  So we are still waiting for some rain.  There is some in the forecast for tonight and Tuesday but they have been wrong so many times now…  I mentioned a rain dance...

Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans and Tomatoes

Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans and Tomatoes

This recipe is an alternative to the “traditional” sautéed Swiss chard with garlic.  Depending on whether you want to use the chard stems as well in the recipe (you can cut them up finely,...

Fresh Arugula Pesto

Fresh Arugula Pesto

This recipe, found on simplyfreshcooking.com is a great way to use arugula.  The great thing about pesto is that it’s so versatile.  You can literally use any kind of leafy green in place of...

Wheatberry Salad with Grilled Vegetables

Wheatberry Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Whether you are hosting a 4th of July party, or just like grilled vegetables, this recipe from the Jenessa’s Dinners blog has you covered.  You can even prepare the wheatberries the night before to save time.  This...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 20, 2016

Hello Everyone!  So we continue to experience dry conditions here on the farm.  We have had several more predicted rainfalls fail to arrive.  We have another shot at a little precipitation overnight on Monday...

Kohlrabi Curry

Kohlrabi Curry

Kohlrabi is found in a lot of Indian cuisine, so it naturally goes well with traditional Indian spices.  You can substitute it for other vegetables like potato or eggplant.  This recipe was adapted from...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 13, 2016

Hello Everyone!  So we waited with a mixture of anticipation and dread for the severe storms predicted for Saturday.  We badly need the rain but worried about the high winds and potential for hail....

Hakurei turnips

Hakurei Turnips

Hakurei turnips are a Japanese salad turnip. They are sweet and much softer than a regular turnip, and rarely need to be peeled; just wash and trim the root ends. The leaves are also...