Around the World Recipe Suggestions

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe Via: Yield: Serves 3-4 Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp. high smoke point oil such as grape seed oil, or canola oil • Serrano Chile (more if you like it spicy, or just a fraction of one if you want less heat), sliced into thin rings • 1-2 garlic cloves, sliced thinly … Continue reading Around the World Recipe Suggestions


Around the World – Week 4 of the 2015 Herb CSA

In this week’s parcel, we have included: Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) Native to Southern Europe and the Middle East Fennel Frond Native to Italy Nasturtium Flower Native to the Andes Mountains in Peru Holy Basil Native to South Asia Hyssop Native to Southern Europe Cilantro Cilantro has a fresh, grassy, pervading, insect-like aroma, and lemony, clean, … Continue reading Around the World – Week 4 of the 2015 Herb CSA

Yarrow Distillation

This is so cool! We are distilling Yarrow for the Essential Oil, and it's BLUE! Above is the feed into the condenser. This is after it has condensed. The blue oil on top is the essential oil. The clear water underneath is the hydrolat. At least this one will be super easy to separate!

Things You Know Recipe Suggestions

Garlic Chive Pesto Via: Posted by Carol Peterson Ingredients: ½ cup chopped garlic chives 3 tbsp walnuts 1 cup parsley 5-6 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper 1 clove garlic   Preparation: Put all ingredients except oil in food processor and blend. While machine is running add the oil … Continue reading Things You Know Recipe Suggestions

Things You Know & Things You May Not – Week 3 of the 2015 Herb CSA

In this week’s parcel, we have included: Basil Oregano Sage Thyme Garlic Chives Also added as a bonus, garlic scape pesto. Garlic scapes courtesy of Ernest “And Forthright” Rando, of Fox Hollow Farm.   Please use or freeze your pesto within a few days. Basil   Basil’s refreshing clove and anise-like aroma conjures up memories … Continue reading Things You Know & Things You May Not – Week 3 of the 2015 Herb CSA

Fines Herbes Recipe Suggestions

Mussels with Garlic and Fines Herbes YIELD: Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: Coffee filter or cheesecloth 3 pounds mussels 1 1/2 cups white wine 4 shallot lobes, sliced thin 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/2 tablespoon chopped chervil leaves 2 teaspoons chopped tarragon leaves 1 … Continue reading Fines Herbes Recipe Suggestions

Fines Herbes – Week 2 of the 2015 Herb CSA

As the name suggests, this is a delicately balanced bouquet of finely flavored herbs found in French cuisine. Much of the fresh taste in fines herbes is contributed by herbs such as parsley, chervil and Lovage, while distinct anise notes and an appetite-enhancing tang are imparted by dill and tarragon. A fines herbes blend, which … Continue reading Fines Herbes – Week 2 of the 2015 Herb CSA

Spring Sprouts Recipe Suggestions

Hi There!   Included here are Week 1 Spring Sprouts Recipe Suggestions   We’ve paired recipes that flow and blend together to limit the amount of other supplies you will need to make them happen. These are suggestions to get you started, though we encourage you to do some experimenting of your own!   Here’s … Continue reading Spring Sprouts Recipe Suggestions

Spring Sprouts – Week 1 of the 2015 Herb CSA

Welcome Members to the first week of the 2015 Herb CSA! In this week’s parcel, we have included a number of splendid spring sprouts, sprigs & specialty items. French Purslane Burnet Alfalfa Sprouts French Sorrel Chive Blossom Apple Cider Vinegar Traditionally Purslane would be added in the high heat of the summer, however as we … Continue reading Spring Sprouts – Week 1 of the 2015 Herb CSA


Woooooad *Said in best Joey Lawrence voice* Yeah, I went there. Yes, that's the direction this post is going in 🙂 Not the best pics, as it was super windy & chilly this morning. Also, I'm letting you in on how bad the weeds have already gotten 😦 The blue dye is actually produced from … Continue reading Woad