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U-Pick at Thomas Open Space Farm

The U-Pick Fields are bumping with loads of tomatoes and mild, sweet, and spicy peppers. We are open to the public. Check here for details. Admission to our U-pick patch is free. We’ll provide you with pint containers for cherry … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Spicy Hot Peppers

If you are a fan of hot peppers I think you will really like this hot pickled pepper recipe. These are great on pizzas, sandwiches and Mexican dishes like nachos or tacos. The peppers we have this year are really … Continue reading

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U-Pick Day at Thomas Open Space Farm

We had our first You-Pick Day at our beautiful Farm Saturday. It was so great to see so many of our great CSA members and Lafayette neighbors enjoying the great weather and huge abundance of food we have in the fields. … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes

I am loving the abundance of eggplant we are getting in our CSA share this year! I hope you are too. Also, aren’t the tomatoes delicious? I mean, they are always good, but this year they seem to taste even … Continue reading

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Zucchini Melon Salad

There probably isn’t an easier salad recipe to toss together than shaving some zucchini and maybe one or two other herbs or vegetables, maybe a melon? I like to use a vegetable peeler to shave the zucchini thin like noodles … Continue reading

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Sage Brown Butter

I am a huge fan of herb butters. Herb butters are a simple way to brighten up everyday dishes. You can add them to mashed or steamed potatoes, drizzle some on pasta or ravioli, top mushrooms, beans, or corn to … Continue reading

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Reviving Greens

Reviving greens to (almost) their just harvested freshness is super easy. You can revive any greens, kale, lettuce, chard even broccoli will work using this method. This droopy bunch of kale is about a week old. It was in a … Continue reading

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Stuffed Eggplant

This eggplant dish is gussied up grilled eggplants. You could use zucchini instead of or in addition to eggplant if that is what you have. It’s so hot this week I didn’t want to turn on the oven so I … Continue reading

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Cabbage Garden Salad with a Yogurt Honey Mustard Dressing

I don’t think I have ever made a salad without trying to use up odds and ends in the refrigerator and pantry. Today is no different. I am calling this a Cabbage Garden Salad but I could have called it … Continue reading

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Simple Celtuce Salad

Last year was the first year we grew celtuce and I absolutely fell in love with it. I really hope you try this wonderful vegetable. It’s easy to prepare, peel the tender outside to reveal the crunchy, juicy, tender, delicate … Continue reading

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