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Eating from the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of October 16th – October 20th)

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1 Bunch Green Chard (Pesticide Free from Hydroponic Farm – Greens on the Gro, Palmetto FL)
Creamy Swiss Chard & Bell Pepper Medley

1 Seminole Pumpkin (My Mother’s Garden, Wimauma FL)
Pumpkin Tangerine Cake

1/2 lb Sweet Pepper Medley (NC)
Creamy Swiss Chard and Bell Pepper Medley

1 Eggplant (GA)
Baby Bok Choy & Eggplant Stir Fry

1/2 lb Baby Bok Choy (CA)
Baby Bok Choy & Eggplant Stir Fry

1 lb Fall Glo Tangerine (FL)
Pumpkin Tangerine Cake

3 Gala Apples (WA)
Rice Pudding with Caramel Gala Apples

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Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of September 18th – September 22nd)

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1 Cucumber (Lady Moon Farms, GA)
Pea Shoot and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Reduction. Consider using raspberries in place of strawberries
Cucumber Feta Toasts

1 Small Bag (1/10 lb) Pea Shoots (My Mother’s Garden, Wimauma FL)
Pea Shoot and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Reduction. Consider using raspberries in place of strawberries.
Artichoke & Pea Shoot Salad. Pair down this recipe to work with the two artichokes and pea shoots in this week’s bag.

1 lb Jewel Sweet Potato (US)
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato, Corn & Black Bean Hash

2 Artichoke (CA)
Steamed Artichokes
Baked Artichokes with Breadcrumbs
Artichoke & Pea Shoot Salad. Pair down this recipe to work with the two artichokes and pea shoots in this week’s bag.

4 Ears Bicolor Corn (CO)
Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Roasted Plums. You will have to adjust the ingredients a bit but this sounded worth the trouble.
Sweet Potato Corn & Black Bean Hash

6 oz Raspberries (CA)
Raspberry Plumb Crumb Tart
Pea Shoot and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Reduction. Consider using raspberries in place of strawberries

1/2 lb Red Plums (CA)
Raspberry Plum Crumb Tart
Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Roasted Plums. You will have to adjust the ingredients a bit but this sounded worth the trouble.

Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of August 6th – August 11th)

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Cool salads and gazpachos are the topic of this week’s Farmstand Bag. We think this works well for our exceptionally warm August days in FL.

-1 Avocado (FL)
Cucumber Avocado Soup
Enjoy sliced Avocado with Tomato and Chopped Romaine
Enjoy Chopped Romaine with creamy Avocado and spicy Jalapeño on a deli sandwich

-1 Cucumber (SC)
Cucumber Avocado Soup
Cucumber Melon Salsa
Cucumber Pear Gazpacho

-1/4 lb Jalapeño Peppers (NC)
Cucumber Melon Salsa
Enjoy Chopped Romaine with creamy Avocado and spicy Jalapeño on a deli sandwich

-3 Bartlett Pears (CA)
Cucumber Pear Gazpacho

-1 Cantaloupe (CA)
Cucumber Melon Salsa

-9 oz Chopped Romaine (CA)
Enjoy sliced Avocado with Tomato and Chopped Romaine
Enjoy Chopped Romaine with creamy Avocado and spicy Jalapeño on a deli sandwich

-1 Tomato (SC)
Cucumber Melon Salsa
Enjoy sliced Avocado with Tomato and Chopped Romaine

Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of July 10th – July 14th)

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– 1 Bunch Dandelion Greens (CA)

Spicy Dandelion Greens

Grilled Peach, Gorgonzola, Dandelion Greens

– 1 lb Yellow Onion (NV)

Spicy Dandelion Greens

Onion Rosemary Bread

Grilled Peach, Gorgonzola, Dandelion Greens

– 1 Bunch Lavender, Mint (My Mother’s Garden)

mint Tea

Grilled Peach, Gorgonzola, Dandelion Greens

– 1 lb Zucchini (SC)

Roasted Summer Squash

– 1 lb Yellow Squash (SC)

Roasted Summer Squash

– 3 Yellow Peaches (SC)

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Rosemary

Grilled Peach, Gorgonzola, Dandelion Greens

-1 Bunch Rosemary (My Mother’s Garden)

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Rosemary

Onion Rosemary Bread

Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of July 3rd – July 7th)

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Rich avocado, juicy tomato bites, hearty sweet potatoes are just the beginning of this week’s Farmstand Bag. Check out these recipes to complement the many flavors in our Farmstand Locavore Bag:

– 1 Bunch Red Kale (NC)

Eggplant Red Russian Kale Fried Rice

Kale & Sweet Potato Soup

– 2 Sweet Potatoes (NC)

Kale & Sweet Potato Soup

– 1 lb Green Beans (NC)

Simple Green Bean Avocado Salad

Roasted Eggplant & Green Beans

– 1 Pint Grape Tomato (GA)

Simple Green Bean Avocado Salad

Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Tomato

– 1 Avocado (Florida)

Simple Green Bean Avocado Salad

Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Tomato

– 1 lb Eggplant (GA)

Roasted Eggplant & Green Beans

Eggplant Red Russian Kale Fried Rice

Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of June 26th – June 30th)

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This week’s bag should be called the “Southeastern.” It has produce from Florida, Georgia, and the Carolina’s. The Southern-Summer charm is evident in this bag; from the southern peaches to the summer squash. Enjoy!

1 Bunch Green Kale (NC)

Roasted Beet and Kale Salad

Crispy Kale Chips

– 1 lb Yellow Squash (GA)

Zucchini and yellow squash gratin

Bourbon Mango Pulled Summer Squas

– 4 Yellow Peach (SC)

Peach Mango Popsicles

Beet Peach Salad

– 1 lb Beetroot (NC)

Roasted beet and kale salad

Beet Peach Salad

– 1 Tommy Atkins Mango (Florida)

Peach Mango Popsicles

Bourbon Mango Pulled Summer Squash

– 1 lb Zucchini (GA)

Zucchini and yellow squash gratin

Bourbon Mango Pulled Summer Squash

Eating From the Farmstand Locavore Bag (Week of June 19th – June 23rd)

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Feeling adventurous this week? We’ve sprouted out with dandelion greens:

– 1.5 lb Valencia Orange (FL)
Watercress, Sprout & Citrus Salad
Orange Avocado Salad (do you think dandelion greens would work well mixed in?)

– 1 Bunch Dandelion Greens (GA)
Dandelion Salad
Asian Wild Green Salad

– 1 Pint Cherry Tomato (FL) Both recipes call for cut tomatoes and we think substituting halved cherry tomatoes will work well in their place.
Dandelion Salad
Avocado Salad

– 1/2 lb Bean Mung Sprout (FL)
Watercress, Sprout & Citrus Salad
Asian Wild Green Salad

– 2 Green Bell Pepper (FL)
Avocado Salad
Asian Wild Green Salad (recipe calls for red bell pepper, green should do just fine)

– 1 Avocado (FL)
Avocado Salad
Orange and Avocado Salad (do you think dandelion greens would work well mixed in?)