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Storing Bulk Fall Vegetables

It’s the time of year in New England to start thinking about purchasing bulk produce for storage.  In a couple months you’ll be thankful you have stored fresh produce.  Everyone will be doing different math to figure out how much … Continue reading

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Storing Carrots

Carrots – root cellar style (with or without an actual root cellar) Benefits: Excellent source of Vitamin A. Very good source of biotin, vitamin K, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, Vitamin C. What you need: box/bin (a box or Rubbermaid plastic … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not…Carrot Tops

Move over Bugs Bunny! After talking to our friendly farmers, who are a wealth of information regarding uses of plant and vegetable parts that are not commonly thought of as edible, my culinary juices were peaked and my kitchen prepped … Continue reading

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Did someone say bulk zucchini?!?

Did you say bulk zucchini? Want to buy or already have bulk zucchini? Farmer Elizabeth noted that there would be bulk zucchini available this week at Fat Moon Farm. I love zucchini, whether it’s grilled, shredded or sliced or raw … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bake-off 2014 Recipes

A big thank you to the chefs who submitted their recipes.  All the entries (even those not below) were fantastic!   Fat Moon Farm Zucchini Bake-off 2014 Zucchini Bites Prepared by: Kathleen Spaeth Recipe adapted from: The Naptime Chef, http://www.thenaptimechef.com/2010/07/summer-zucchini-bites-webisode-22/Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Bake-off 2014

A big thank you to the chefs who submitted their recipes!    Fat Moon Farm Garlic Scape Bake-off Recipes 2014 Okonomiyaki with garlic scapes and cabbage From- http://fiveandspice.com/2011/06/30/okonomiyaki-with-garlic-scapes/ Yield: 10, 2-inch pancakes Prepared by: Judy Nevius 1/2 cup mayo1 Tbs. … Continue reading

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Purslane

Purslane is a succulent weed that many want to control; however, if you can’t beat it, eat it! It has a mild taste similar to spinach and is packed with nutrients. The leaves, stems and flowers can be consumed. Purslane … Continue reading

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