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Pad T-Zhai (Vegan)

2021-06-16T18:00:57+00:00June 16, 2021|

Zucchini noodles made with a spiralizer, mandolin, or just a sharp knife are "Zoodles" -- the most exciting thing that has happened to summer squash...ever.  Turning Zucchini or other summer squash into noodles and then salting them to remove the water means they don't get mushy when you cook them -- however that may be.  Every Zoodle recipe I include in the newsletter has a Z in it where it shouldn't, and you can [MORE ...]

The Newest Member of the TFF Produce Team

2021-06-16T17:18:47+00:00June 16, 2021|

One of the keys to successful fruit and vegetable growing has always been finding good varieties. But "Good" means different things to different farmers.  To some, it simply means high-yielding and thus profitable.  To others, it means "appealing to consumers": tasty, attractive and user friendly.  The farming world is full of produce that achieves one goal but not the other.  At Terra Firma we have always striven to find varieties that achieve both. A [MORE ...]

Box Contents 6/16/21 – 6/18/21

2021-06-15T14:52:58+00:00June 15, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Cucumbers, Peaches, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Valencia Oranges, Garlic Medium: Apricots, Carrots, Cucumbers, Peaches, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Valencia Oranges, Red Beets, Watermelon, Red Onions, Garlic Large: Apricots, Carrots, [MORE ...]

How Covid shaped our 2021 Tomato Field

2021-06-09T18:15:08+00:00June 9, 2021|

Growing tomatoes takes a combination of good planning, specialized farming techniques, and the right location. But in the end, nature decides whether we'll have a good crop or a bad one, a short or long season, an early or late start.  We've raced against approaching storms and finished planting in the rain. Other years, we've had multiple frosts that require late-night intervention to prevent the young plants from freezing.  We've had wind storms and [MORE ...]

Apricot-Almond Butter Parfait

2021-06-09T16:02:47+00:00June 9, 2021|

The smoky tartness of the Apricots pairs perfectly with the sweet Vanilla ice cream and the rich nuttiness of the almond butter.  You can grill the apricots or roast them in the oven. Heat a grill or oven to 400. Cut 1 lb. of apricots in halves and remove the pits.  Place the fruit cut-side up on a grilling pan (or sheet pan in the oven). Cook the fruit until the skins begin to [MORE ...]

Box Contents 6/9/21 – 6/11/21

2021-06-07T20:44:55+00:00June 7, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Apricots, Green Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers,Potatoes, Strawberries, Zucchini, Tomatoes Medium: Apricots, Green Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers, Yellow Onions, Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Tomatoes Large: Apricots, Green Beans, Carrots, [MORE ...]

Surfing the Heatwave

2021-06-02T17:43:24+00:00June 2, 2021|

There's never a good time for a heatwave, but the timing of the particular heatwave we're having right now could be worse.  If it doesn't last too long and the weather cools back down soon, it could kickstart our summer season into a higher gear without too much of a downside -- a dress rehearsal to get us ready for the main event. With the warm spring we've had, our summer crops have been [MORE ...]

Green Bean-Cherry Tomato Salad with “Goat Ranch” dressing

2021-06-02T17:16:08+00:00June 2, 2021|

Summer is the time for "composed salads" made with a combination of lightly cooked and raw veggies.  In this salad, parboiled green beans are combined with cucumbers and cherry tomatoes and then tossed with a garlicky goat cheese dressing. Remove chevre cheese from the fridge and allow to warm to room temperature.  You want the cheese to be completely soft. Cut 1 C. cherry tomatoes in half or the larger ones in quarters.  Toss [MORE ...]

Box Contents 6/2/21 – 6/4/21

2021-05-31T17:58:45+00:00May 31, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Green Beans, Cucumbers, Garlic, Nectarines, Red Onions, Peaches, Zucchini, Medium: Apricots, Green Beans, Carrots, Garlic, Nectarines, Red Onions, Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Cherry Tomatoes Large: Apricots, [MORE ...]

Sauteed Potatoes and Zucchini

2021-05-26T17:51:12+00:00May 26, 2021|

Spuds and Zukes pair nicely together when cooked given their complementary textures.  The only problem is their different cooking times.  You can solve that by parboiling the potatoes first.  And salting zucchini before cooking will keep it from turning into mush.  You can optionally add Spinach, Kale or Arugula to this recipe following the instructions  below. Wash 4-6 new potatoes.  Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  Drop the spuds in the [MORE ...]

We’re all in this (Drought) Together

2021-05-26T17:07:20+00:00May 26, 2021|

Earlier this spring, I mentioned in a newsletter that you would likely see "farm shaming" occurring in the news and social media: attacking farmers in California for their use of water. The shaming has begun.* Every Californian lives in a glass house where water is concerned. Without the vast, costly infrastructure that delivers water from one corner of the state to the other, our state could not support a fraction of the population it [MORE ...]

Box Contents 5/27/21 – 5/29/21

2021-05-25T12:10:54+00:00May 25, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Lettuces, Nectarines, Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Spinach Medium: Carrots, Lettuces, Nectarines, Peaches, Potatoes, Spinach, Strawberries, Zucchini Large: Carrots, Dino Kale, Lettuces, Nectarines, Red Onions, Peaches, Peas, [MORE ...]

New Potatoes in May!

2021-05-19T15:15:50+00:00May 19, 2021|

The first time I visited "the farm that would later become Terra Firma" was early February of 1992.  Among the other activities that were happening that day, the crew was planting potatoes:  dropping the cut pieces of potato (aka: "seed") in the ground and covering them with soil.  It was a warm, sunny and dry day.  A few days after I visited, it began to rain and basically didn't stop for the rest of [MORE ...]

Potato Salad with Olives and Arugula

2021-05-19T14:47:16+00:00May 19, 2021|

This lightly creamy salad highlights the delicate flavor of the New Potatoes. Bring a medium-sized pot of salted water to a boil. Wash 6 C. of Arugula leaves and spin dry.  Refrigerate until the potatoes are ready. Peel and thinly slice 1 onion to make 1/2 C.  Toss with 6 T. lemon juice in a bowl. Rinse 1 lb. of New Potatoes and drop into the water.  When the water returns to a boil, lower [MORE ...]

Box Contents 5/19/21 – 5/21/21

2021-05-17T20:18:59+00:00May 17, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Arugula, Carrots, Lettuces, Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Onions Medium: Arugula, Carrots, Lettuces, Peaches, Potatoes, Zucchini, Strawberries, Mandarins, Yellow Onions Large: Arugula, Carrots, Lettuces, Peaches, Donut [MORE ...]

Roasted Gold Beets with Mandarin Vinagrette

2021-05-12T16:14:01+00:00May 12, 2021|

Make these beets in advance and then toss with lettuce, extra vinagrette, and goat cheese to make a tasty salad. Trim the top ends of 2-3 Gold Beets then scrub well (no need to peel).  Place in a shallow baking dish.  Combine 2 T. olive oil and 1/4 C. water then pour over the beets. Bake until you can easily pierce with a knife.  Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Meanwhile, make [MORE ...]

The not-so humble Onion

2021-05-12T15:57:44+00:00May 12, 2021|

Onions are often described as "Humble", but they are actually sophisticated world traveling gourmands:  grown all over the world not for mere sustenance, but rather to make other foods more flavorful and enjoyable.  Their ubiquity makes them relatively abundant and affordable thanks to thousands of years of breeding and adaptation by farmers and more recently, plant breeders. Like most food crops, onions are sensitive to the weather and the time of year.  They can [MORE ...]

Box Contents 5/12/21 – 5/14-21

2021-05-11T14:05:47+00:00May 11, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Carrots, Green Garlic, Lettuce, Spinach,  Strawberries, Mandarins, Gold Beets Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Green Garlic, Lettuce, Yellow Onions. Snap Peas, Spinach,  Strawberries, Mandarins, Gold Beets Large: [MORE ...]

Are You Ready for Summer (Produce)?

2021-05-05T17:32:53+00:00May 5, 2021|

Summer is ramping up pretty quickly here at Terra Firma. I know this probably comes as a shock for those of you who live within a few miles of the Pacific Ocean, but temperatures since early April have been running 10-15 degrees above average for areas without a coastal influence. It's been very warm, verging on hot. That warm-to-hot weather has been great for our summer crops. Our tomato field looks amazing, and we [MORE ...]

Shaved Asparagus Pasta

2021-05-05T17:25:10+00:00May 5, 2021|

Asparagus season is drawing to a close.  If you haven't prepared a shaved Asparagus dish yet this season, maybe now is the time.  This is a quick and easy pasta recipe with just a few ingredients.  If you have more time and want to do something other than pasta, this preparation also works well for risotto. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook 6 ounces of thin spaghetti noodles until [MORE ...]

Box Contents 5/5/21 – 5/7/21

2021-05-03T20:09:40+00:00May 3, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Fresh Red Onions, Sugar Snap Peas, Strawberries Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Dino Kale, Lettuce, Fresh Red Onions, Sugar Snap Peas, Spinach, Strawberries, Mandarins [MORE ...]

Japchae Noodle Stir-Fry with Spring Vegetables

2021-04-28T17:17:45+00:00April 28, 2021|

CSA Manager Eric Yuke got me some goodies from his favorite Asian foods store this weekend:  Japchae Sweet Potato Noodles and Gochujang Chile Paste.  The naturally gluten-free noodles have a unique texture and flavor that combines perfectly with the bright flavors of spring produce.  They are also fast to prepare, meaning this whole meal can be prepared in half an hour or less. Bring a pot of water to a boil, then add 1/2 [MORE ...]

The (1st) Drought of the 2020s

2021-04-28T17:21:36+00:00April 28, 2021|

Standing in the dry bottom of Lake Mendocino last week, Governor Newsom declared a drought for Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.  After the driest winter on record for many areas north of San Francisco, many people are wondering stopped there.  Farmers are chief among those wondering, given that many of them around the state have already received notice that they will be receiving limited amounts of water from the state and federal reservoirs this year.  [MORE ...]

Box Contents 4/28/21 – 4/30/21

2021-04-26T20:14:02+00:00April 26, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small:  Apples, Asparagus, Carrots,  Strawberries, Snap Peas, Lettuce Medium: Arugula, Apples, Asparagus, Carrots, Red Onions, Strawberries, English Peas, Snap Peas, Lettuce, Large: Arugula, Apples, Asparagus, Carrots, [MORE ...]

Garlicky Fried Polenta with Spring Veggies

2021-04-21T16:37:49+00:00April 21, 2021|

Polenta and Spring Vegetables are a great combo.  This is a variation on the theme where the polenta is first cooked, then shaped into cubes and fried.  Cook it ahead of time and refrigerate for an hour or overnight.  Alternately, you can use leftover polenta from another meal. Cook the polenta:  In a medium-sized heavy-bottom pot, saute 1 C. thinly sliced green garlic leaves in 2 T. butter or olive oil until soft.  Add [MORE ...]

Box Contents 4/21/21 – 4/23/21

2021-04-19T21:28:50+00:00April 19, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Asparagus, Carrots, Little Gem Lettuces, Mandarins, Spinach, Strawberries. Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Green Garlic, Dino Kale, Lettuces, Little Gem Lettuces, Mandarins, English Peas, Snap Peas, Spinach, [MORE ...]

Everyone’s a Winner with Mini-Lettuce

2021-04-14T16:50:28+00:00April 14, 2021|

If you only ever shopped at big supermarkets, you might be excused for thinking that there are only a few types of lettuce: iceberg, romaine, green leaf and red leaf. Produce departments with a little more diversity might have Oak or Butter leaf types. Over the years, the market for whole head lettuce has dropped as packaged, washed salad mixes have become popular. But while that has been happening, lettuce breeders have also developed [MORE ...]

Spring Vegetable-Mushroom Quesadillas

2021-04-14T16:42:05+00:00April 14, 2021|

There are all kinds of fun gourmet mushrooms available right now in stores and at farmers markets.  Lately I've been combining asparagus, spring onions, peas and spinach with Trumpet Mushrooms in stir fries and sautes.  The Trumpets have a nice meaty texture and great flavor, without the additional water that many mushrooms produce when cooked.  This makes a good choice for quesadillas or tacos, which can get soggy if the filling has too much [MORE ...]

Box Contents 4/14/21 – 4/16/21

2021-04-12T20:44:36+00:00April 12, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Arugula, Asparagus, Carrots, Little Gem Lettuce, Mandarins, Snap Peas Medium: Apples, Arugula, Asparagus, Carrots, Little Gem Lettuce, Mandarins, Spring Onions, Snap Peas, English Peas, Spinach, [MORE ...]

April Abundance

2021-04-07T18:09:47+00:00April 7, 2021|

April is always a busy month across the farm fields of California, and Terra Firma is no exception.  It marks the real start of planting season for the summer crops that will fill up our CSA boxes in July, August and September:  Green Beans, Corn, Zucchini, Melons and Watermelons, Peppers and of course Tomatoes. But April is not always a busy harvest month here.  After a very wet winter, April can be a time [MORE ...]

Box Contents 4/7/21-4/9/21

2021-04-05T22:07:05+00:00April 5, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Asparagus, Cilantro, Green Garlic, Lettuce, Mandarins, Sugar Snap Peas Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Cilantro, Green Garlic, Lettuce, Mandarins, Sugar Snap Peas, English Peas, Spinach, Meyer Lemons [MORE ...]

Spring Onion Asparagus & Spinach Omelette

2021-03-31T18:07:19+00:00March 31, 2021|

This is an omelette recipe, but you can also cook these vegetables quickly together in the same way and serve them on a simple risotto or polenta.  This recipe is for two large (3 egg) omelettes.  You can prep and cook the vegetables ahead of time if you like. Separate the greens and shank of 1 large or 2 smaller Spring Onions. Trim the base of the shank, remove any tough skin, and then [MORE ...]

Diving Headfirst into April

2021-03-31T17:39:17+00:00March 31, 2021|

Thanks to everyone who answered the survey I posted in last week's newsletter asking about summer vacation.  We got over 250 responses, which is a really great sample size at almost a quarter of our active subscribers.  What we learned is that just about everyone is planning on taking a month's vacation this summer.  So, based on the information we garnered in the survey, we have made the momentous decision to do the same:  [MORE ...]

Box Contents 3/31/21-4/2/21

2021-03-30T14:40:58+00:00March 30, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Navel Oranges, Spinach, Squash Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Navel Oranges, Spinach, Squash Large: Apples, Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Navel [MORE ...]

Cabbage Slaw with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

2021-03-24T17:03:04+00:00March 24, 2021|

Marinated, thinly sliced Spring Onions add a fruity bite to this workhorse recipe.  You can add all kinds of elements to this salad, including cooked protein; edamame or peas; sliced or julienned raw or grilled asparagus; and/or fresh herbs. Clean 1 Spring Onion and then separate the stalk from the leaves.  Slice the stalk in half lengthwise if it's bigger than your thumb, then thinly slice to make 1/2 C.  Marinate in the juice [MORE ...]

Summer Vacation 2021?

2021-03-24T17:05:14+00:00March 24, 2021|

Now that last week's blustery storm is just a distant memory, 2021 seems to have turned the seasonal page on winter just as the calendar announces the start of Spring.  People are doing their best Puxatawney Phil impressions: poking their heads outside, blinking their eyes, and venturing out into the warmer weather to enjoy a few activities outdoors. Asparagus is the groundhog of the vegetable world.  After going into hibernation with the first fall [MORE ...]

Box Contents 3/24/21-3/26/21

2021-03-23T14:58:06+00:00March 23, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Navel Oranges, Spinach, Green Cabbage Medium: Asparagus, Carrots, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Navel Oranges, Spinach, Green Garlic, Green Cabbage Large: Asparagus, [MORE ...]

Leek, Sweet Potato, and Lemon Gratin

2021-03-17T18:00:20+00:00March 17, 2021|

Several years ago, I found a recipe by Mark Bittman where he roasted thinly sliced whole lemons along with leeks and chicken thighs.  I was skeptical, but I tried it.  The lemon peels caramelize as they roast, while also slow-releasing their juices to be absorbed slowly by the vegetables.  The result is amazing.  Just remember to remove all the seeds from the lemons, as those will retain their intense, unpleasant bitterness. This recipe substitutes [MORE ...]

Contact Tracing for Weeds

2021-03-17T17:41:08+00:00March 17, 2021|

Walking through Terra Firma's field of Snap and English peas, all you can see is lush vegetation and an abundance of white flowers -- exactly what a farmer wants to see. But bend down to inspect the just-forming pea-pods, and you see something else. There, underneath the canopy, is a sprawling weed, growing almost flat on the ground. It has sprouted and grown up directly under the pea plants, and like them, it is [MORE ...]

Box Contents 3/17/21-3/19/21

2021-03-15T20:22:44+00:00March 15, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Leeks, Lettuce, Navel Oranges, Sweet Potatoes Medium: Apples, Carrots, Leeks, Lettuce, Spring Onions,  Navel Oranges, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, Meyer Lemons Large: Apples, [MORE ...]

The 2021 Garlic Season starts today

2021-03-10T20:16:31+00:00March 10, 2021|

We have always grown garlic at Terra Firma, even before our farm received its name. Garlic grows all over the world, and is fairly ubiquitous among international cuisines. There are varieties that grow better in areas with very cold winters, and others that thrive in the tropics.  For us at Terra Firma, Garlic is an "overwintering" crop, planted in the fall and harvested right at the start of summer. Garlic doesn't produce seeds like [MORE ...]

Gratineed Green Garlic & Leek Soup

2021-03-10T18:54:04+00:00March 10, 2021|

A perfect recipe for a cold, stormy night this is chock full of flavorful leeks (or spring onions) and green garlic, topped with melted cheese and crunchy bread.  Make sure to use oven-proof bowls, and take care when serving as they will be very hot! Trim the roots off 1 bunch of Green Garlic, and remove any outer layer that is soft or browning.  Check the plants for dirt and wash between the leaves [MORE ...]

Box Contents 3/10/21 – 3/12/21

2021-03-08T21:25:52+00:00March 8, 2021|

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Carrots, Green Garlic, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Spinach, Navel Oranges, Radish Medium: Carrots, Green Garlic, Oro Blanco Grapefruit, Leeks, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Spinach, Navel Oranges, Radish [MORE ...]

Spring Gets a Headstart in 2021

2021-03-03T18:59:21+00:00March 3, 2021|

There is always something to do at Terra Firma if it's not raining, and we all know it hasn't been raining much this winter.  So we've been busy and the farm is already getting pretty "full". From April through October, you could say our farm planting schedule is written in stone.  It is very rare that we miss a planting of any of our crops during the dry season.  But from November through March, [MORE ...]

Beet Napoleons with Goat Cheese and Leeks

2021-03-04T17:08:39+00:00March 3, 2021|

This simple but labor-intensive recipe makes a good household or family project.  The beets get infused with citrus flavors and combined with creamy chevre.  It's a gorgeous appetizer but also makes a nice lunch if served with a side-salad and some bread.  Most recipes have you cut the beets in identical shapes with a cookie cutter, but I just make the Napoleons different sizes depending on the size of the Beet slices. Even if [MORE ...]

Box Contents 3/3/21 – 3/5/21

2021-03-01T20:47:42+00:00March 1, 2021|

Box Contents 3/3/21 – 3/5/21 Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Apples, Beets, Carrots, Leeks, Lettuce, Meyer Lemons,  Navel Oranges, Butternut Squash Medium: Beets, Broccoli, Carrots, Leeks, Lettuce, Meyer Lemons, Spring [MORE ...]

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

2021-02-24T19:11:24+00:00February 24, 2021|

This is a fast, filling and nutritious meal for the whole household.  Roast the sweet potatoes with a spicy rub, then combine with black beans and top with the citrusy slaw.  You can use canned black beans for this recipe in a pinch, or soak and cook your own from scratch. Heat the oven to 400. In a bowl, mix together 1 t. chili powder, 1/2 t. garlic powder, and 1/2 t. cumin powder [MORE ...]

It’s Been a Long Year…

2021-02-24T18:23:35+00:00February 24, 2021|

When Covid 19 arrived in California around this time last year, our local area was the epicenter for a brief moment, with infected passengers from cruise ships in Asia disembarking at Travis Airforce Base causing a small outbreak at the hospital where they were taken.  For the rest of the year, the virus pretty much left Terra Firma alone.  Despite dire warnings, there were very few cases among agricultural workers in Yolo and Solano [MORE ...]

Box Contents 2/24/21 – 2/26/21

2021-02-22T19:44:28+00:00February 22, 2021|

Box Contents 2/24/21 – 2/26/21 Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating! Small: Cabbage, Carrots, Red Butter Lettuce, Mandarins, Navel Oranges, Sweet Potatoes, Baby Spinach. Medium: Cabbage, Carrots, Leeks, Meyer Lemons, Red Butter [MORE ...]

Butternut Bread with Lemon Icing

2021-02-17T18:14:45+00:00February 17, 2021|

No need to make Banana Bread when you've got a Butternut Squash in your box.  You can also use this batter to make muffins if you prefer single-serving sized portions.  This recipe is healthy enough to serve with breakfast (maybe without the icing), but fancy enough to serve after dinner. Cut one Butternut Squash and place face down on a baking sheet. (Covering the sheet with parchment paper will save on clean-up time later).  [MORE ...]

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