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Week of December 4, 2017

Featured Farm

Joe's Kitchen at Screamin' Ridge Farm in East Montpelier, VT

Joe's Kitchen at Screamin Ridge Farm is inspired by Joe's grandmother’s kitchen in East Randolph VT. His grandmother's kitchen was the gathering place for the family, where a pot of soup made from freshly harvested home-grown ingredients. The home cooking tradition was passed down to Joe, whose background includes French culinary training and sustainable farming. After over 20 years as a chef and restaurant manager, Joe was able to devote his full attention to maintaining his farm in East Montpelier. Sustainability is a priority with Screamin’ Ridge. They follow a biorational approach and run the farm year-round, relying on unheated passive-solar greenhouses, interior row covers, raised beds, and sunny days for winter production. 

 

In Our Baskets This Week

* Certified Organic | Meet Our Producers

Vermont Vegetable Package

  • Acorn Squash* | Deep Meadow Farm, Ascutney, VT
  • Gold Potatoes* | Burnt Rock Farm, Huntington, VT
  • Garlic* | Hazendale Farm, Greensboro, VT and Bella Farm, Monkton, VT
  • Rainbow Carrots* | River Berry Farm, Fairfax, VT
  • Kale* | Jericho Settlers Farm, Jericho, VT
  • Regular Size Only: Parsley* | Red Wagon Plants, Hinesburg, VT
 

Omnivore Package

The Omnivore Package includes the Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Pasture-Raised Chicken Drumsticks | Maple Wind Farm, Huntington, VT
  • Whole Plain Yogurt* | Butterworks Farm, Westfield, VT
  • Chicken Broth | Joe's Kitchen, East Montpelier, VT
 

Localvore Package

The Localvore Package includes the Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Chicken Drumsticks | Maple Wind Farm, Huntington, VT
  • Whole Plain Yogurt* | Butterworks Farm, Westfield, VT
  • Chicken Broth | Joe's Kitchen, East Montpelier, VT
  • Bread: Ciabatta* | Red Hen Baking Co., Middlesex, VT
  • Pasture-Raised Eggs | Besteyfield Farm, Charlotte, VT
 

Bread: Ciabatta*

Red Hen Baking Co., Middlesex, VT

Cheddar Cheese

Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT

Pasture Raised Eggs

Besteyfield Farm, Charlotte, VT

 

Recipes and Cooking Tips

Eat This First:

  • Kale has a much shorter shelf life compared to most of the other veggies in this week's basket, so be sure to eat this before it has the chance to go bad! Try sauteing it with some garlic and serve with an egg on top, as the base of a green smoothie, or in a salad.
  • Parsley can really elevate the taste of some dishes, so enjoy this fresh herb! Here's a tip on how to best store parsley to get the maximum shelf life out of it.