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Eat the Beet: Borscht by Emily

I’ll admit it – I wasn’t sure what to do with my first bunch of Land’s Sake CSA share beets. Beyond my fond memories of Nana’s cold borscht soup, and well, of course, gefilte fish with (lots and lots of) beet horseradish, I hadn’t gone out of my way for […]

Last Call for Tomatoes!

Summer seems to be leaving Land’s Sake just as it came this year – abruptly. Though dusk now falls before closing time, the farm stand is offering what is perhaps the most eclectic produce array of the season. For perhaps this one last week, our farmers are still harvesting summer […]

Eggplant: A Fairy Tale on your Fork

Our Land’s Sake farmers this week culled dramatic hues of Amethyst, Garnet, and Onyx. Sometimes called Aubergines abroad, we know these beauties as the far less romantic ‘Eggplant.’ Unlike other Nightshade species, eggplant are quite edible, and nutritious too. While no one nutrient dominates its profile, eggplant provide a variety […]

Fresh Sweet Corn Maple Cornbread

Land’s Sake gets our corn from Brigham Farms every morning right after it has been picked. It’s a real treat to be able to get corn that’s picked so fresh, because as soon as corn comes off the stalk, the sugars start turning into starches. This is the reason most […]

Produce Spotlight: Fennel

Fennel grows wild and rampant in the Mediterranean. Eating it is almost like an Italian vacation itself; it’s a little sweet, tastes a bit like anise, and is very refreshing. It’s the pretty girl in a sundress of the apiaceae family, shining past carrots, dill, cilantro, cumin, and parsnips in […]

Summer Squash are here!

At the Stand Today:  Summer Squash! Kohlrabi Cucumbers Lettuce Kale Collards Chard New bags of fresh-roasted, whole bean Karma coffee and more!   Our summer squash is beautiful and firm and sweet and nutty right now. Don’t limit yourself to sauteing and grilling! Shaved thinly, this vegetable is delicious eaten […]