The basket items are as follows:
Egg and Potato Tacos
4 large eggs
2 potatoes, diced
1 sm onion, diced
1 hot pepper, thinly sliced
1 large plum tomatoes, diced
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoons hot sauce
1 tablespoon butter
6 white corn tortillas
1. Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 475 degrees F. Separate 1 egg; set the yolk aside. Whisk the egg white, chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl until frothy. Add the potatoes, onion and pepper; toss. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray; spread out the vegetables, then coat with more cooking spray. Bake, flipping once, until golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, toss the tomatoes, 1 tablespoons cilantro and 1 1/2 teaspoons hot sauce in a bowl; season with salt and set aside. 3. Whisk the reserved egg yolk and 3 eggs with 3 tablespoons cilantro and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a bowl until frothy. Melt the butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat; swirl to coat. Add the egg mixture and cook, stirring, until just set, about 5 minutes. 4. Toast the tortillas in a dry skillet or wrap in a damp paper towel and warm in the microwave. Toss the remaining 1 tablespoons cilantro and 1 1/2 teaspoons hot sauce with the vegetable mixture. Divide the vegetables and scrambled eggs among the tortillas. Serve with the tomatoes.
Cole Slaw with herb vinaigrette
1/4 cup thin chopped onion
1/2 cup carrots and 1 cup shredded purple cabbage optional
4-6 pineapple sage leaves
4-6 lemon Balm leaves
1 tsp jar minced garlic or garlic paste (if you use fresh garlic use a bit more)
3/4 c olive oil
3 tbsp white wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
Slice or shred napa cabbage combine with thin chopped onion in a bowl. At this point you can add carrots and purple cabbage for color if desired.
Tear herb leaves and add them and garlic to food processor, give a few pluses to chop and blend. Add olive oil and white wine vinegar, salt and pepper and blend together. Pour over cabbage to coat, toss and put in fridge for an hour before serving. Will last for several days.
As pictured; Pineapple Sage, Oregano, Lemon Thyme, Parsley, Cilantro, Dill, Lemon Balm
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Looks like this coming weekend will be good weather! Enjoy the sunshine!!
What's Happening on the Farm
-penned by Brittni
verb 1. make one's living by growing crops or keeping livestock. "he has farmed organically for five years"
2. an emotional and financial rollercoaster where lives are on the line but at the whim of Mother Earth
Farming is such an interesting and emotional venture. It is remarkable the feeling I receive giving out baskets full of nutritious foods and seeing you all use those foods to fuel your families. Or seeing children grow as they find the small wonders held within the fences of the market garden. It has even given me the gift of once again seeing wonder and awe in nature. I can stand outside now and just smile at the beauty nature holds for an hour rather than finding a way to waste my time on my phone.
However- our beautiful and giving Mother Earth can also, in a swift minute, take all that beauty and bounty away. This past week, areas of upstate New York and large areas of Vermont have seen devastating flooding. Unfortunately for farmers, the rain we so often pray for to grow our crops, has washed away, contaminated or killed whole farms worth of summer crops in a matter of days. Often time, market gardeners put down large amounts of money in seeds, equipment and time in preparing for the end of July and Augusts crop. These farms have lost all of that, with little to no hope for recuperating money or even getting a life sustaining crop this year. Vermont and upstate New York is a unique and needed agricultural field in the country. For the most part, ag here is made up of farms like ours- small family farmed, close to the community and just trying to do the peoples work. This months loss will be felt for years and by many.
Please keep Vermont farmers in your thoughts and if you feel the desire to help in other ways I have added a reputable organization below.
At the end of the day, you have done so much for your community by supporting a small farm. It means the world to us that you are dedicated to keeping your food source close to your home and having an immediate impact on your community. And I feel lucky that our market garden is wet but not under water. We are blessed to have you all and I thank you for trusting us in these times.
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