Farm Fresh Updates

EAT THE BROCCOLI

EAT THE BROCCOLI

Broccoli is best (at least this week... )  Weather has affected the growth of our baby spinach and some of our fresh herbs this week. We will have them again next week but for this week, it's time to focus on our beautiful broccoli and Kentucky blue beans ...   

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Beautiful Ways with Beets

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Beautiful Ways with Beets

The colour these veggies add to your to your meal or drink times is simply beautiful. Storing your beets to extend their shelf life is almost as easy this week's recipes - Apple and Beet Salad or Pink Beet Lemonade. 

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Royal Gala Apple Chips Plus How to Choose and Store Them

Apples food storage Recipe

Royal Gala Apple Chips Plus How to Choose and Store Them

There are two simple methods for making these delicious Apple Chips. One with sugar syrup and one without. 

The simple syrup really makes a difference with these apple chips. It makes them shiny and more crispy. You can also reuse the syrup for making more batches of apple chips.

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Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Pesto

Carrot Top Pesto

Don't throw away your carrot tops! They're completely delicious and perfect for this quick pesto you can throw together with ingredients on hand...

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How to Store Carrots (and why you shouldn't throw the tops away)

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How to Store Carrots (and why you shouldn't throw the tops away)

Reduce food wastage by storing your fresh produce properly. Carrots are cheap and plentiful at the moment so it makes sense to buy in bulk, especially with a shelf life of around 4 weeks in the fridge and 12 months in the freezer if stored correctly.  Regardless of whether you prefer your carrots stored whole or peeled and cut, they need to be stored in an airtight container in the coldest part of your fridge. Store Whole Carrots Water and washing your carrots before storage is not recommended. Carrots are susceptible to rot if they get wet.  Whole, unpeeled carrots last...

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