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How to Store Fall Veggies and Greens

As we enter into our Fall CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their fall veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from the bag.…

Eating Guide for Fall Veggies and Greens

Use this fall veggie eating guide to … Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. I’ve made the rest of this guide specifically without photos so you can easily print it and post it on…

How to Blister Shishito Peppers

A summer treat we’ve been loving this summer is the blistered shishito pepper. Whether we’re cooking these mild chile peppers on the stovetop or the campfire, we’re using our trusty and well-seasoned 12″ cast iron skillet, olive oil, salt and pepper, and just a touch of lemon juice. That’s all you need to complement the…

Summer Chili

Welcome to our niece Casey Perkins, our newest Perkins’ Good Earth Farm employee! Along with beautifying our farm stand, helping customers pick out tasty veggies, and setting up CSA distribution, she’s also trying her hand at writing farm blog posts. Here’s what she has to say about Summer Chili: After a long day of work…

Caramelized Onions with Peaches and Garlic

Caramelized onions with peaches and garlic make for a mouthwatering side dish for just about any meal. They also work well on a burger or for pizza toppings. The key to their deliciousness? Caramelizing the onions brings out their savory-sweetness, pairing perfectly with ripe, fresh peach slices. For this recipe, I use tropea onions because…

Simple Steamed Green Beans

One of our favorite, easiest summer side dishes is steamed green beans–especially when those green beans are freshly harvested right from our fields. We include already harvested green beans in our Summer CSA, along with the option to pick your own. This allows for each farm member family to get the amount of beans that’s…

How to Make a Berry Pie

Summer is the perfect time to try your hand at making a berry pie. Strawberries in June, blueberries and black raspberries in July, and red raspberries all summer long are a simple, delicious treat when eaten raw, but when you want to do something special, you can take them to the next level with this…

5 Ways to Use Fresh Herbs

How do I like to use fresh herbs? In as much of my food as possible! Fresh herbs’ punches of flavor can transform good food into the great category. And a fabulous perk for our CSA members is access to our Pick Your Own (PYO) herb garden, where we grow chives, lemon balm, lemon thyme,…

Eating Guide for Summer Veggies and Greens

Use this summer veggie eating guide to … Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. Basil:  Eat in 5 minutes: Pair whole or torn leaves with fresh cheeses like mozzarella, ricotta, or goat cheese. Eat in…

How to Store Summer Veggies and Greens

As we approach the start of our Summer CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their summer veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from…