Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cattail Shoots in Cream Sauce

Last fall Pam Kristan led on a  foraging hike at Fat Moon and talked about Cattail Shoots in a way that had your farmer’s mouth watering. This spring Pam came back to the farm for an early spring hike and … Continue reading

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American Bamboo Crisp

While foraging in Snake Meadow on Saturday, we found a beautiful patch of American Bamboo, aka Japaneses Knotweed, Donkey Rhubarb, Sally Rhubard, Monkey weed, Monkey Fungus or a few other names! Harvest the short shoots and peel them for a … Continue reading

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Spinach: Was Popeye Right?

Whether consumed raw, wilted or cooked, spinach can add color, texture and lots of nutrients to your meal.  Spinach won’t make your muscles bulge like Popeye’s, but one cup does provide a punch as an excellent source of vitamin A … Continue reading

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Cilantro

Cilantro (aka Coriander leaves or Chinese Parsley) is an excellent source of Vitamin A and Vitamin K.  It also contains phytochemicals, which can aid in cancer and chronic disease prevention.  Commonly used in Latin, Mediterranean and Asian cooking, cilantro provides … Continue reading

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