Sausage, Potato, and Greens Soup

sausage potato greens soup

The Perkins’ family considers Sausage, Potato, and Greens Soup a long-time dinner favorite. Dan and I first discovered a version of this recipe in Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce. The Fair Share CSA Coalition created this cookbook, which is organized alphabetically by vegetable and super handy! We have a copy in…

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Everyday Green Smoothie

Every Day Green Smoothie

We call this Everyday Green Smoothie because there have been weeks in our life where we literally drank this EVERY DAY! This green smoothie template works perfectly for a refreshing snack, as a way to get your kids (and yourself) to eat more veggies, and also for those times when you’re starting to feel rundown…

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Frittata With Potatoes, Scallions, and Greens

frittata with potatoes, scallions, and greens

I originally posted this recipe in 2014, when I first started blogging. This post has been updated to reflect new things I’ve learned, like the tip from Samin Nosrat’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on layering salt throughout the cooking process. I also give veggie replacement ideas so you can use this as a template for…

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How to Store Fall Veggies and Greens

summer crisp

Updated Sept 2, 2021 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…

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Eating Guide for Summer Veggies and Greens

fresh mozzarella with garlic tomato basil sauce

Updated July 15, 2021 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…

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How to Store Summer Veggies and Greens

Summer Week 2 - 2019 - Large Share

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…

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Simple Sautéed Swiss Chard

simple sauteed Swiss chard

One of Dan’s all-time favorite sides is a simple sauté of Swiss chard with garlic and salt. I brightened his version with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. You could also try adding chopped fresh herbs or a different fat to change the flavor. So many possible variations for this nutrient-packed green! Scroll down for…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Spinach Side Salad

I’m going to conclude this spring salad series with a tart twist on the classic spinach strawberry salad by adding strawberry’s favorite foil: rhubarb. Growing up, my main experience with rhubarb involved eating my mom’s super-yummy, super-sweet strawberry-rhubarb jam.  In other words, my experience equaled an encounter with serious sugar, to the point where if I…

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7 Ways to Eat Leafy Greens

Julie enjoying raw spinach

Updated Feb 5, 2021 Eating leafy greens is something we know we should do, but sometimes we feel overwhelmed actually doing it. At our farm, we strive to make eating greens easy and enjoyable. How do we do this? By growing greens that are both super nutritious and super delicious! What kind of greens do…

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