Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
Marcia Veldman talks about how customers' perceptions of local food have changed over the years. Seaweed in a salad. And, changing the definition of "farmer."
The vegetables, combined with honey and lime, will give a familiar taste to the potentially unusual seaweed flavor.
This recipe features some fresh tomatoes and cucumbers along with an ingredient that is past its prime -- stale bread.
Please the palate and the eyes by putting color on your plate. Here are five food blogs to spark your inspiration.
Beginning farmer Adam Phelps talks about his daily struggles. The beginning of the local food movement with Harvest. And, asparagus for the beginning of spring.
Our tempeh is made with soybeans, brown rice, barley and millet. It might not sound tasty, but just wait until we pan-fry it with capers and lemon.
Millet is a common ingredient in bird seed, but we humans can enjoy it as well. Gluten-free eaters, this one's for you!
The students are back! Big Red Eats Green wants to introduce them to local options for their off-campus eating. And, chia seeds for breakfast and caprese salad.
The toasted pecans pair well with the nuttiness of the rice, and the d’anjou pear adds sweetness and color. And the lettuce serves as the bowl!
No ham hocks or bacon in sight! This vegetarian dish could be vegan with a splash of olive oil instead of butter.
Put a little bit of the Caribbean on your dinner table with this delicious and addictive salad.
Two recipes using kale, a snack and a salad. Brad Dunn talks dessert wine. Harvest Moon Flower Farm sells bouquets that are uniquely local and seasonal.
Giving the kale a good, thorough back rub for this recipe. It tenderizes it and make it easier to chew.
In a recipe season inundated with roasted roots and tubers, try something fresh!
Choose small, young okra for this recipe. They get more fibrous and are less ideal for raw dishes as they get larger.
This colorful salad celebrates seasonal veggies. It doesn't contain any acid in order to maintain the vibrant green of the snow peas.
In need of a side to go with that veggie burger? Look no further.
Have you planted cabbage seeds in your garden? This summery recipe will get you excited for the bounty you'll be harvesting in a couple months.
Stop passing celery root by at the farmers market. This simple salad combines the root vegetable with the familiar flavor of apple.