Tag Archives: collard greens

Eating from the Farmstand Locavore (Week of September 11th – September 15th)

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1 Bunch Malabar Spinach – Pesticide Free (Greens on the Gro Hydroponic Farm, FL)
Collards, Spinach, and Onions
Spaghetti Squash with Garlic & Spinach

1 Small Bunch Collards – Pesticide Free (Greens on the Gro Hydroponic Farm, FL)
Collards, Spinach, and Onions
Collard Chips

1 Spaghetti Squash (NC)
Spaghetti Squash with Garlic & Spinach
Spaghetti Squash & Green Onion

1 Bunch Green Onions (CA)
Collards, Spinach, and Onions. This recipe calls for a medium sized onion. We think chopped green onion will make a great substitution.
Spaghetti Squash & Green Onion

1 lb Red Flame Seedless Grapes (CA)
Charentais Melons with Candied Walnuts, Watercress & Vanilla Bean Vinaigrette. This requires a bit of effort and many added ingredients than those offered in this bag but overall it was too good to pass up.

1 Charentais Melon (CA)
Charentais Frappe
Charentais Melons with Candied Walnuts, Watercress & Vanilla Bean Vinaigrette

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Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of August 14th – August 18th)

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This weeks’s Farmstand Locavore Bag features Florida Green Okra and tomatoes and green pepper from the NE region.

-1/2 lb Okra (FL)
Okra and Peppers

-1 Green Pepper (PA)
Okra and Peppers

-1 Pint Mini Mixed Medley Tomatoes (PA)
Medley Mix Tomato Ketchup
INGREDIENTS:
1 pint medley mix tomatoes
¼ C finely chopped onion
½ tsp grated fresh ginger
1 T cider vinegar
1 ½ tsp packed brown sugar
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Toss all ingredients in a baking dish.
Roast, uncovered, 30 to 40 minutes or until tomato skins burst and most of liquid has evaporated, stirring every 10 minutes.
Cool slightly; transfer to food processor or blender and process until smooth.
Makes about 1 ½ C ketchup.
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-1 Bunch Collards (WI)
Creamy Cauliflower and Greens Soup

-1 Cauliflower (CA)
Creamy Cauliflower and Greens Soup

-3 Bartlett Pears (US)
Plum and Pear Crumble

-3 Black Plum (CA)
Plum and Pear Crumble

Eating from the Farmstand Locavore Bag (May 29th – June 2nd)

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Just when we thought our local season was coming to an end we got the great news that King Farm will try to harvest through the month of June. Locally + Sustainably Grown = Love

This weeks Farmstand Locavore Bag:

– 1 Greek Oregano 4″ Potted Herb (My Mother’s Garden)

Once you receive this potted herb, you’ll want to replant in a larger pot or plant directly in the ground. It will provide you oregano for many recipes to come if you provide it with a little sunlight and water.

Kabocha Squash with Tomato, Olives and Mozzarella

– 1 Kabocha Squash (King Farm)
Kabocha, Eggplant, and Mushroom Stir-fry

Kabocha Squash with Tomato, Olives and Mozzarella

– 1 Large Heirloom Tomato (King Farm)
Collard Greens in Tomato Sauce

Fresh Cabbage and Tomato Salad

Eggplant and Tomato Casserole

– 1 Green Cabbage (King Farm)
Smothered Collard Greens & Cabbage

Fresh Cabbage and Tomato Salad

– 1 Bunch Collard Greens (King Farm)
Smothered Collard Greens & Cabbage

Collard Greens in Tomato Sauce

– 1 lb Japanese Eggplant (King Farm)
Kabocha, Eggplant, and Mushroom Stir-fry

Eggplant and Tomato Casserole

– 1 Bunch of Bunching Onion (King Farm)
Thinking you could try your bunching onions with these – let us know what you think.
Smothered Collard Greens & Cabbage

Kabocha, Eggplant, and Mushroom Stir-fry

Kabocha Squash with Tomato, Olives and Mozzarella

Locavore February 14th-February 16th

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Are you feeling intimidated by the Locavore bag?  Don’t be.  Here are four recipes for help with eating through your local bag for the week.  We would recommend eating the delicate greens of the broccoli rabe and collard greens first.

Recipe 1 –

Collard Green Soup

Recipe 2 –

Pizza with Broccoli Rabe

Recipe 3 –

Eggplant Rounds

Recipe 4 –

Kohlrabi and Turnip Gratin

Oranges and Grapefruits were left out of the above recipes for breakfast, snacking and a sweet treat at night.  Or check our citrus blend recipe for use with your oranges.

Enjoy! Your local bag this week and come back next week for more locavore fun.