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2012

What’s In Your Box? Week of December 31

IN ALL BOXES, YOU WILL FIND:Bok Choy [Baby] (LFP, ON)Mushrooms [Shiitake] (LFP, ON)Potatoes [Mini Yellow, Red, or Russet] (LFP, ON)Spinach (CA) Tomatoes [Vine] (QC) Watercress (LFP, ON)  IN VEGGIE ONLY BOXES, YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE:Carrots [Purple] (LFP, ON)Onion [Yellow] (LFP, ON) Peppers [Green] … more →

Golden Beets

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Mmmm….beets. That golden yellow colour and that fresh, sweet flavour. The beets we cultivate in our gardens are closely related to other vegetables of the “chenopod” family – including spinach, chard and quinoa.  Beets were a very valuable crop in … more →

What’s In Your Box? Week of December 24

IN ALL BOXES, YOU WILL RECEIVE: Beets [Gold] (LFP, ON)Cabbage [Green] (LFP, ON)Carrots [Purple] (LFP, ON)Chard [Rainbow] (CA)Cucumber (Mex)Lettuce [Romaine] (CA)Onion [Yellow] (LFP, ON) IN VEGGIE ONLY BOXES, YOU WILL ALSO FIND:Avocado  (Mex)Sweet Potato (LFP, ON)   IN VEGGIE & FRUIT … more →

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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A simple recipe that’s always sure to please!YIELDS: approx. 4 servings  Ingredients:  15 Brussel sprouts 1 tbs olive oil 1 garlic clove or 1/2 tsp garlic powder  Sea salt and pepper to taste Instructions Pre-heat oven to 375*F Cut stems … more →

Brussel Sprouts

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Admittedly, I tried my first Brussels sprout just a few short years ago – crazy, I know.  My parents’ story for not keeping them in the house: they were force fed mushy, over-steamed sprouts in their youth and could no … more →

This Week on the Farm: Reflecting on 2012

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Happy Holidays! Looking back on this year, we have much to be proud of and to be grateful for.  Its been a bountiful year for Fresh City.  Our member farmers grew tons of produce, sold at half a dozen farmers … more →

Lettuce & Beet Salad

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More goodness from box member Elisa Alby: “This salad is made from Fresh City lettuce and golden beets (roasted, grated). I also added green onion and feta cheese and dressed it with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Voila! … more →

Endive Spears with sweet potato, bacon and chives

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The recipe below is from one of our box members, Elisa Alby.   Serves 8 3 slices bacon, thinly sliced crosswise 1 small sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (about 1.5 cups) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper … more →