Week 13 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Welcome to week 13. We’ve got a very full box for you — Athena melons, tomatoes (Garden Peach, Green Zebra, Pink Ozark and Paul Robeson), summer savory, fingerling potatoes, ground cherries, jalapeños, onions, eggplant and cucumbers. Here’s a little advice on storage: Refrigerate the melon, cucumbers,  jalapeños and summer savory (inside plastic and dry is…

Week 12 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Hi, friends. It’s week 12, and because the ground cherries are finally ready (more on these later), I’m declaring this week, the best week so far.  Here’s what you’ve got in your box: ground cherries (!), tomatoes, basil, summer savory, cucumbers, mixed greens bunch (green curly kale, lacinato kale, rainbow chard) and eggplant. Read on…

Week 11 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Hi, friends. It’s week 11, and the weather can’t make up its mind about whether to go back to school or join a cult. Not that it matters to the vegetables. They’re fine with all the back and forthing.  I don’t know how many of you saw us out last week, but we’re starting to…

Week 10 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

It’s hard to believe, but we’re halfway through the farm season. This coming Saturday, July 20th, from 8am to 11am, we’re having a little celebration to mark it. Basically, it’s an Open House up at the farm space. We’d love if you could join us. Come to work or just come to look around. It’s…

Week 9 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Hi, there. Blackberries, again! It’s the ninth week, and wild blackberries continue to multiply out at Hisle Farm Park. We’re hot. You’re hot. The bugs are out in full force, but the United States Women’s Soccer Team won the World Cup! What a great time it is to make and eat good food with good…

Week 8 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Sorry this one is late, friends. Here’s last week’s recipes, etc. Hooo-weee! It’s hot. It’s the eighth week. For the first time in about a month and a half, we watered, and the plants couldn’t be happier. If you haven’t seen it yet, please head over to the farm blog on our website (NorthFarmKY.com) and…

Week 7 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Hiya! It’s the seventh week, and change is rapidly moving through the farm. Warmer temperatures, a little less rain and a little more sunshine mean our mid-summer fare can start to thrive. No tomatoes or peppers yet, but don’t worry; the plants are fruiting and before long, you’ll be up to your elbows in that…

Week 6 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

Hi, friends. It’s the sixth week, and the rain is getting Biblical. Still the farm flourishes. Here is what’s in store for you this week: Red Russian kale, deep red Lollo Rossa lettuce (it’s heirloom and Italian), arugula, chioggia beets with their greens, chives and oregano. Read on for recipes and meal suggestions. Happy eating!…

Week 5 Recipes & Meal Suggestions

It’s the fifth week, and it feels like late April. The cool weather is confusing our carrots. Carrots are biennial; their lifecycle (if they don’t get picked) is two years long. Ours seem to be interpreting the unseasonable coolness as the start of the second year of their life. They’ve started flowering, which will toughen…