Author: Bryan Housel

Sugar snap peas

Sugar Snap Peas

Sugar snap peas, unlike last week’s garden peas, have edible pods that are filled with plump sweet peas.  Use them quickly as they lose their flavor and structure when stored.  They can be eaten...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 12, 2017

Hi Folks! Well we’re havin’ a heat wave (in case you hadn’t noticed).  While the workers are a little wilted, the soil fortunately has sufficient moisture that even the cool weather crops can tolerate...

Arugula

Arugula

If you ever see a salad green referred to as “rocket,” it’s simply another name for arugula, or roquette in French. Yet another brassicaceae along with kale and cauliflower, its delightfully pungent leaves have been cultivated...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 5, 2017

Hi Folks! The moment you have been waiting for has arrived, when the investment you made in local agriculture begins to pay dividends! Green dividends that is, or perhaps more appropriately “greens” dividends, especially...

Spinach

Spinach

Calorie for calorie, leafy green vegetables like spinach provide more nutrients than any other food.  Spinach is thought to have originated in ancient Persia.  Spinach made its way to China in the 7th century...

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Found on the culinaryhill.com food blog, this strawberry spinach salad recipe is a great summer dish. This recipe includes pecans, but you could substitute other nuts, like almonds, walnuts, or sunflower seeds. You can...

Arugula Tomato Pasta

Arugula Tomato Pasta

This Arugula Tomato Pasta recipe, found on Sumpsimus’s blog, is an easy summer dish made with arugula, tomatoes, and a creamy garlic sauce that comes together in minutes.  Enjoy!

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – May 29, 2017

Hello Everyone, I apologize for being so late with the first update of the season.  We have been working hard to get the planting done after a bit of a late start. In late...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 14, 2016

Hello Everyone.  So we have arrived at the final week of the season.  In spite of the drought it was one of most productive years so far.  Through every season since 2003, when I...