"If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny."
- Thomas Jefferson


Liefsbeth picking tomatoes


Grab one of these Saturday!

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

csa wednes

hey guys
Its been a very rough stretch for the chickens. last week a weasel got in the trailer and killed five or six. I thought i had sewed it up and a few nights later a congregation of raccoons broke in through the roof and it was not pretty. in short eggs resume in a few weeks. Lots of hens about ready to lay their first egg. Raccoons are the third smartest animal after humans and dolphins - They are second behind dolphins if you just use me from the human category. Sorry about that. On the veggie side things are looking very good. beets, cabbage, last of the lettuce, greens, peas and basil. The basil stressed and began to flower so I want to pick it and encourage it to bush. There will be flowers on the basil - some people eat those. Your call. I planted a bunch of broccolli raab because alleged client John Nannos wanted some. Its not making any heads just leaves. Nannos whats up with this shit? see you guys tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

csa beet premiere

lots of greens, peas, some eggs and beets. I love beets - some people think they taste like dirt. I like that about them. I roast them in some olive oil or butter and eat with salt. Lots of people boil them. They peel easy after boiling. Skin is paper thin. leave root and stems on if you boil or they bleed. serve sliced with gorgonzola for talk of the picnic. great cold next day.
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PS. next week pickup is on tuesday. the fourth is wednesday.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

csa wednesday

Lots of greens...... peas (sugarsnap - eat all - dont shell). The peas are great. I eat em all day. No eggs tomorrow unless you really want some. Chickens are making the transition to the egg mobile (see video at bottom) and this always creates eggeaters and other mishaps - they are getting back on to it now and I have isolated at least one of the eggeaters - by isolate I mean wring its neck and feed it to the pigs, and also there are over a hundred young birds that are about ready to lay and there will be lots of eggs soon. see you guys tomorrow.

Kohlrabi Question

Can you eat the leaves? Well thanks to clients Ann & Mike we know the answer is yes.
They sauteed the leaves with olive oil, garlic and shallots then sprinkled parmesan cheese. Delish! Thanks guys!

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

csa wednesday

gotta tell you guys about this recipe. its great with the chinese cabbage, chard, kale.....any green that you wilt. over rice or spaghetti. warm water - not boiling - grab a third of a cup while the water for the pasta heats up. melt in there some honey or sugar, miso, and peanut butter. TB each - maybe more peanut butter. sautee some garlic in olive oil and whatever else - then chop all the greens and let them steam while the pasta or rice finishes. when they wilt turn heat off and after it cools a little stir in the mixture. i add some pork, chili sauce, anything. very thai - very tasty. lots of greens tomorrow. and lots of lettuce. if i have time i will make a casesar salad sampler but the romaines are recommended for caesar. anchovies? homemade croutons are incredible - cube bread any size in butter and finish low in the oven til kinda crunchy. its off the dork - thats my new hip phrase. Ron Paul for Prez! see you tomorrow.