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Dandelion and caramelized onion

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, sides, vegetarian

Dandelion greens are bitter and a great flavor accent to a fresh salad. But what if you have a whole bunch by themselves? Here is a fantastic summer side to make and some tricks to get the bitters out of the greens and other great flavors!

Sweet Napa Cabbage with Bacon

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Recipes, sides, salad

A seasonal favorite paired with a classic topping

The Magnificent Mango

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Mango

If purchased and stored properly, mangos can be the most amazing fruit. Here are some tips for ripening, cutting and using!

Caprese Salad

Posted by Eli Crain | Tags: recipe, vegetarian

Traditional Italian Salad? Delicious summer dish? Or simply a showcase to let your tomatoes shine? However you slice it, the Caprese salad is something you should be thinking about making. Tonight!

Garlic and Lemon Roasted Romanesco

Posted by Eli Crain | Tags: recipes, vegetarian

Did you happen to get some Romanesco in this week's TC Farm produce package and wondering what to do? This dish is a delicious, light and tasty way to prepare those gorgeous florets!

Weekend Activity: Help Build Nest Boxes

Posted by Jack McCann

Elizabeth O'Sullivan, who raises hens that lay eggs for TC Farm members, put out a call to ask if we could help her build new nest boxes at her farm in Northfield. We are looking for 4 people to help out from 1:30-4:30pm this Saturday, July 10. This is a great way to get connected with farming, lend a hand and spend a little time with the people raising your food!

Thai Peanut Stir Fry

Posted by Eli Crain | Tags: recipes, vegetarian

A great recipe to make. Fantastic with chicken or really any protein you'd like!

Sauteed Collards with Garlic & Zucchini

Posted by Eli Crain | Tags: recipes, vegetarian

This dish is so simple to make, great in the summer time to go with your grilled chicken or steaks!

Buzz Words: "No Hormones, No Steroids"

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: BuzzWords

Of course most consumers don’t want artificial drugs in their food and look for labels like “raised without added hormones or steroids”. But, are you getting anything for that premium? Learn more.

Update on Alemar's Milk

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter, Member News

TC Farm focuses on transparency and no-shortcuts.

Fava Bean Beurre Blanc Pasta

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Recipes, vegetarian

Betsy made this amazing dish from one of our favorite cookbooks using this week's Fava Beans!

Rhubarb Compote

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Recipes, vegetarian

Its easy to make this tasty toping for pancakes, French toast or even yogurt!

Buzz Word or Better? GMO vs. Non-GMO

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: BuzzWords

What value do we get when buying a 'non-GMO' product? The answer is: It depends.

To Share or Not to Share? - Grocery eggs: Buzz Word or Better?

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: BuzzWords

In last month's delivery I included an insert about our struggles around if and how to share what we have learned about the food industry over the last decade building TC Farm. First up was the real meaning behind the buzz words used on egg labels.

Red Potato and Green Bean Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes

A fantastic summer dish, easy to make a day or so ahead of time!


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