May 052016
 
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Foraged ramps from the Shenandoah Valley!

Spring has sprung and so have many wonderful foods! We are so excited about the ramps in this week’s share!

Produce:

Strawberries

Asparagus

Pea Shoots
Pea shoot & arugula salad
^Slice some radishes up very thinly and add!

Swiss chard

Arugula

Ramps
What are ramps? plus recipes

Radishes

Farmstead Ferments Kraut

Salanova lettuce
Salanova lettuce is the product of a 20-year selective, natural breeding process.

Sweet potatoes

Meat Share:

Polyface Beef Ribeye
How to cook a perfect steak in the oven

We are switching up the bread this week! Instead of Prairie Grain sliced loaves, we are giving you Billy Bread, handmade from naturally fermented starter and organic grains in Richmond, VA.

 

Happy Cooking!

Allie

Apr 252016
 

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Hello members! It’s feeling more and more like Spring! Here is what we have in store for you this week (plus a picture of the cute Jersey cow babies from Old Church Creamery, where your milk and yogurt comes from)!

Produce:

Mint
Asparagus Mint Slaw

Cilantro

Spicy mix

Bibb lettuce

Bok Choy
Bok Choy Risotto

Asparagus

Strawberries

Spinach

Spring onions
What’s the difference between spring onions and green onions and scallions?

Curly kale

Mustard greens
Mustardy grilled cheese
Frittata with braised mustard greens

Red radishes

Meat:

Whole chicken

Chorizo sausage

Spanish roast chicken & chorizo with potatoes

 

***Important Note:*** Our Patriots Plaza farmers market is being moved to Thursday, April 28th for this week only. Come get your local goodies then!

 

Happy Cooking!

Allie

Feb 292016
 

Welcome to Week 19, members! Here is what we have in store for you:

Produce:

Farmstead Ferments kraut – This is the real deal kraut. We will have a variety of different types from Garlicky Greens to Tangy Turmeric to Carrot Curry, first come first served. Here is a great article explaining why & how kraut is the “Probiotic King.”

Hydroponic pea shoots Why pea shoots are super good for you + 10 recipes

Shiitake mushrooms

Spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

Acorn squash

Apple butter

Apples

Onions

Purple sweet potatoes

Bibb lettuce

Meat:

Allegheny smoked trout

Heritage Hollow ground beef

Fleetwell Farm ground pork maple sau sage

A few other notes:

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