Author: Bryan Housel

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Farm News – September 12, 2013

Hi Folks, Fall is in the air! We’ve been waking up to some quite chilly mornings this past week. This cooler weather will make the lettuce and the mustard/brassica family happy, but production from...

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Farm News – September 5, 2013

Hi Folks, Happy Labor Day! I hope you are all enjoying the picnics and family gatherings that are part of the holiday. And I hope you have been able to put to good use...

Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

A quick and easy pasta salad with our fresh ingredients from Farmer John.

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Farm News – August 29, 2013

Hi Folks, With this week’s delivery we will have reached the mid-point of the season. I am quite content with what we have been able to provide you thus far, and I hope that...

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Farm News – August 22, 2013

Hi Folks, The weather has been copacetic: not to hot, a bit chilly at night perhaps, but all in all not bad for mid-August. It seems we will return to more typical August heat...


Easy Gazpacho

This is my go-to recipe for delicious and satisfying gazpacho. And now that we are in peak tomato season, it’s an easy meal, despite what might appear like a long and arduous process —...

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Farm News – August 15, 2013

Hi Folks, We received some very heavy rain this past week which has been very helpful for the rooting of the thousands of seedlings we have been transplanting and the germination of the hundreds...

Farro Salad with Eggplant

Farro Salad with Grilled Eggplant

Hailing from Bobby Flay and the Food Network, I made this salad with weekend with those long, skinny eggplant. To die for!! You will notice there is no Southwest “heat” in this one —...

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Farm News – August 8, 2013

Hi Folks, It’s been a glorious week of weather with mild temps, plenty of sun and just enough rain. It’s very unusual for early August to have such moderate daytime temperatures and chilly nights;...