FRESH FIG CROSTATA Use your favorite pie crust recipe, or try whole grain, sprouted grain or store made. Whole Wheat Nut Piecrust Makes one 9-inch crust ½ c whole wheat flour ½ c unbleached white flour 3 T sugar ¼ tsp. salt 1/3 c walnuts or pecans ¼ […]
Glorious Figs The parable of the fig tree exists throughout the bible and in other spiritual and fictional works. In Matthew 24:32 it tells us “its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.” Many references of […]
Need reasons why to go to the local farmers market this weekend? Take a look!
Ben and Mary Woods, Proprietors 6267 Candy Lane Somerset, CA 95684 Who is Tending Mother Earth … If it isn’t the next generation? “Nothing is more rewarding or more practical than taking care of what gives you life.” On this premise, in 2008, Ben and Mary started farming […]
A whole grain, wholly delicious breakfast!
Keven Nowell from 24 Carrot Farm, Placerville, addresses local farmers interested in establishing a Farmers Guild — an agricultural community founded by farmers for farmers. http://www.farmersguild.org. Currently a State-wide community based organization, there are currently 10 Guilds across northern California, connected through events, online social media and by […]
CHEFS, FARMERS ARE CUTTING DOWN ON FOOD WASTE…..IT’S YOUR TURN! Restaurateurs are among the most cost conscious about lost revenue due to food waste. Chef Patrick Mulvaney at Mulvaney’s B&L restaurant in midtown Sacramento, in a recent interview with Sacramento Bee’s Cathie Anderson, referred to research being done, […]
“We love your recipes,” I’ve heard. But I don’t know which ones, in particular, or why they would appeal to you. What this blogger needs is info…….I’m a journalist at heart always on the lookout for who, what, when, where and why, so bear with me. I’ve […]
Organic BRAISED GREENS with Organic Beans, Whole Grains and Uncured Sausage, Serves 4-6 There’s nothing like an unexpected blustery evening with this warming mix of healthy foods. Braising greens brought home from the farmers market cook right up into a hearty taste treat for dinner! Read more….below. Ingredients 5-6 cloves […]
With the advent of Spring, Farmers Markets, CSA* deliveries, and a plethora of organics in the markets, let’s take a closer look at these superfoods and how to use them and why. The “how” might include what to do with them once purchased, and the “where” prefers organic, please. There is […]