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Notes from Green Thumb Farm: Early December ‘15

Our season is drawing to a close; As every year, some crops have done well and others were more challenging.  We try every year to bring a large diversity of fresh Organic, local produce to our members for our season - Running from early June through mid December.  Though we never have enough of some crops for for some members and too much of other crops for some members, we do the best we can over the season to bring in whats abundant at the time.

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Butternut Squash and Kale Salad

A nice, simple salad for your Thanksgiving table.

 

1 bunch of kale

2 cups large diced butternut squash

1 15 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon curry powder

pinch of cayenne pepper

Kosher salt

½ cup pecans

 

For the Dressing

2 tablespoons tahini

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

½ teaspoon kosher salt

 

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Oven-roasted fall veggies

If you're looking for a last-minute veggie side for Thanksgiving (or any day in the long winter months ahead), here's your go-to. Easy, uncomplicated and tasty.

 

5 Carrots, Peeled and Chopped

1 Large Yellow Onion, Sliced

3 Large Sweet Potatoes

1 c. Rutabaga, Peeled and Chopped small

2 c. Butternut Squash, Peeled, seeded and chopped small

2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

¼ tsp. Salt

½ tsp. Garlic Powder

¼ tsp. Ground Black Pepper

½ tsp. Paprika

½ tsp. Cumin

1 tsp. Brown Sugar

 

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Notes from Green Thumb Farm: Mid-November 2015

Fall is here, summer crops are gone for another year... but we still have plenty of homegrown organic produce in our fields: many types of kales, Oriental greens, Italian greens, beets, carrots, summer and winter radishes, turnips and rutabagas. Lettuce is also making a return for our last delivery weeks.

We still have lots of sweet potatoes and winter squashes in our storage for deliveries until we finish for the year.

Our last delivery week will be the 2nd week of December which is rapidly approaching!

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