katie on May 30th, 2011

There’s other stuff in your bag this week, but really, who’s going to notice anything but the beautiful strawberries? Judi has just planted nearly a thousand strawberry plants, but we won’t see the results of that until next year.  So we’ve arranged to barter for strawberries for you from another vendor at our Carlisle market, […]

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katie on May 24th, 2011

Amazingly, we had sun today while we were packing – it was almost unnerving, we’re not used to staying dry while we work! You have a few kinds of lettuce, some spinach, some purple mustard, some wondrous homemade bread, spring onions, and a few snips of basil.  We have another week or two of salad-centric […]

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katie on May 20th, 2011

Recipes for using the spring garlic and the whole wheat are now in the ‘recipe’ section of the website – just click on that link and you’ll find them!  I think we’re having whole wheat pancakes here on Saturday morning!

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katie on May 20th, 2011

Here’s Judi’s family recipe for whole wheat pancakes: “The whole wheat pancake recipe. Mix 1 cup whole wheat flour, 2 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt. (I use raw salt but less of it) Stir in 1 T honey (can use brown sugar) into 3 T oil.  Then add 1 cup buttermilk (can use regular milk) and 2 large eggs. […]

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katie on May 19th, 2011

I don’t normally pass on recipes that I haven’t tested, but this one sounds so perfect for the spring garlic that I’m posting it right away!  Thanks to Cool Bean Mary K. for sharing this! This is how I used my green garlic: Green Garlic Risotto 3/4 lb. Green garlic,washed and roots trimmed 6 cups […]

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katie on May 17th, 2011

We’re packed and Judi’s on her way to Camp Hill, and I have seven minutes before I have to leave, which probably means I forgot something, so we’ll see how this plays itself out. You have a newsletter in your bag, so much of this is redundant. But there’s a few additions:  if you have […]

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katie on May 15th, 2011

Just checking.  I sent emails this morning too all Beans with reminders about the pickup locations and some housekeeping details for the first week.  If you didn’t get the email, please use the contact link above and let me know, because we may use the email list in the future. Here’s a copy of the […]

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I am outside constantly, encouraging your first lettuces and other spring greens to get a move on.  It’s about as effective as telling a slow-moving toddler to hurry up and get ready for bed, but much as that child’s parents do, I feel compelled to as least make my point.  And thus the morning lettuce […]

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