Category Archives: Farmers Market

LEMONS: TWISTED AND SQUEEZED

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At what point in the English language did lemons become a metaphor for life? Eggs in my opinion make more sense. My life has become scrambled, or things are going over-easy. Maybe life has become deviled or hard boiled? We’ll go with lemons though.

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POBLANOS PEPPER AN OLD DISH WITH HEAT

Stuffed peppers, yawn…the old fashioned dish I was sure to try to miss in my Mom’s kitchen. Green peppers stuffed with a mixture of hamburger meat and rice, covered in tomato sauce and baked. Not something we tend to crave, but toward the end of summer when the garden is swimming knee deep in peppers, it’s the poblano that puts a new spin on this tired old dish.

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EATING CLYDE: A CONSCIOUS MEAL

Green Duchess Farm in Franklin Township, NJ raises chickens, pigs, ducks and turkeys. The animals are pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, and humanely-raised. What does this mean?

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GIVING AWAY GREEN MARKET SECRETS AND A SIGNED COPY OF NJ FRESH

Green markets, Farmers markets, roadside farm stands, CSA boxes, backyard potagers, community gardens, and the who, what, and where of summer vegetables in general; There is a rainbow of produce growing all over the country and particularly in the Garden State right now.

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FARM MARKET: SLAYING ALIENS

Looking for all the world like little green space aliens, kohlrabi is in season and easy to find at your local farmer’s market right now. Don’t walk by and ignore it because you’ve never tasted or used it in a recipe. A member of the brassica family, the versatility of this vegetable alone is worth a whirl in the kitchen.

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