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Fresh Harvest - Still Lots of Great veggies to Order! And Blueberries!


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

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Market News

Hello!

We have so much good food still available! If you haven’t done so, please take a look at the Market – you are sure to find some great summer veggies there! Tomatoes, Cucumbers galore, green beans, greens for cooking, and lots of other goodies. Blueberries are also happening now!
The best way to support your local farmer is to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables!

Thanks so much for your support! Stay cool, and we will see you on Wednesday!

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for July 12th


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes


Sauteed Squash with Basil and Feta*
This is one of my favorite summer staple recipes! So easy and delicious. Great for a brunch with eggs as well!

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups pattypan squash, yellow squash, or zucchini halved (about 18 ounces)
2 cups sliced onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat; heat 20 seconds. Add squash and onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in salt and pepper. Transfer squash mixture to a serving platter. Sprinkle with cheese and basil .

Market News

Hello!

It is hot hot hot outside! Getting up extra early these days to get the harder chores done before the temperature climbs too high. No matter how slow we move, we still seem to just drip with sweat! But it is a busy time and there is a lot to keep up with – the weeding, the harvesting, and the fall planting!

BUT! The summer eating is so good! Hope you all are enjoying the lovely tomatoes and other fruits of summer that we just can’t get enough of. Speaking of which, we have a big selection of cucumbers this week, so now is the time for making pickles!! Blueberries as well – have you frozen enough?

This week we have a new farm with us, Sugar Camp Farm in Bon Aqua, TN. This is a new neighbor of Tally’s, and they are doing a great job raising some beautiful, organic produce! We are happy to have them aboard and offering their squash and cucumbers to you!

ALSO! Check out some other GREAT items we’ve got available this week! BURRATA from the Bloomy Rind…need I say more?! Don’t forget the great meats for grilling from Wedge Oak and Bear Creek Farms, and the wonderful freshly backed goods from Dozen Bakery.

Thanks so much – and we’ll see you on Wednesday!

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest - Delicious Organic Blueberries and Tomatoes Still Available!


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

How To Make 3 Easy Coleslaw Dressings
A simple overview of recipes for making classic creamy coleslaw!
Makes 1 1/4 cups dressing

Mayonnaise dressing:
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Buttermilk dressing:
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Sour cream dressing:
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Equipment
Small mixing bowl
Whisk

Instructions
Combine the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
Whisk to combine.
Pour over coleslaw and toss lightly to combine.
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Market News

Hello!

There is still time to place an order if you haven’t done so already! Now is the time to stock up on blueberries – frozen for winter or canned in jam. Or pie – there is always a need for pie, right?

There’s other lovely items as well – heirloom tomatoes, cooking greens and cabbages, and freshly dug garlic.

You have until Tuesday evening to place an order.

Thanks so much – and we’ll see you on Wednesday!

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for July 5th


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

How To Make 3 Easy Coleslaw Dressings
A simple overview of recipes for making classic creamy coleslaw!
Makes 1 1/4 cups dressing

Mayonnaise dressing:
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Buttermilk dressing:
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Sour cream dressing:
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Equipment
Small mixing bowl
Whisk

Instructions
Combine the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
Whisk to combine.
Pour over coleslaw and toss lightly to combine.
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Market News

Hello!

We have had a tremendous amount of rain this past week. Thankfully the temperatures have been on the cooler side, but it is still adds some concerns, such as produce rotting in the field and not also being able to cultivate the weeds because of the wet conditions. All in all, however, it has been a pretty good growing season so far, without too much drama!

It is another lovely week of great produce offerings. It is a big week for cabbage – these heads are on the smaller size, so get more than one if you want more than two servings. Zinnias are in this week, and are available in colorful, straight bunches. We’ve got lots of tomatoes, and fresh basil to go along with it! The blueberries are still here and are so delicious!!

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for June 28th


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Roasted Green Beans with Vinegary Dill Sauce
from ourfourforks.com

INGREDIENTS
2 lbs fresh green beans
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
½ cup chopped scallions
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup chopped fresh dill
? cup roasted almonds
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons vegetable or chicken stock
salt and pepper
INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a large bowl, mix the green beans with two tablespoons of the olive oil, a generous sprinkling of salt and ground black pepper.
Divide the beans between two baking sheets and spread out evenly.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring and rotating the pans midway through.
While the beans are roasting, make the sauce.
Add the scallions, parsley, dill and almonds to a food processor and process until finely minced.
Add the oil, vinegar, stock, salt and pepper and process until smooth. Set dill sauce aside.
Allow the green beans to cool slightly. Mix with dill sauce and serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Market News

Hello!

You may have noticed out emails are going out a bit later these days. The longer evenings are a perfect time to work, as the air cools and the sun rays are not as intense. It is hard to pull myself away from the field in the late part of the day! And there is always so much work to do, the days pass very quickly and before you know it, it is almost time for bed!

This week we have a nice selection of early summer bounty! The tomatoes are in, a lovely heirloom selection, as well as blueberries this week! It looks to be a great blueberry season! We hope to have more black berries in the coming weeks, as the later varieties ripen. Remember the fruits we list are in the “Fruits” section of the Market page, so keep your eye out!

The flowers are especially beautiful right now – the zinnias are coming in full force. The bouquets are sure to be extra bright and cheerful this week! So treat yourself, and get one for a friend!

We hope you have a wonderful and safe Fourth of July! Make sure you stock up on good meats for grilling and cheese from The Bloomy Rind for sharing!

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh harvest - Blueberries and Blackberries!!


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

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Market News

Hello!

Just letting you know we now have available on the Market organically grown, local blueberries and blackberries! These berries are in the “Fruits” section of the Market page.
The blackberries are big and beautiful, both sweet and tart and perfect for pies and jam. Make sure you get enough blueberries to freeze for winter.

There are still plenty of good veggies available as well, and of course don’t forget the flowers!

Please feel free to place another order, even if you have already done so. Or let us know, and we can add the berries to your order.

Thanks so much for your support!

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for June 21st


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Italian Agretti

A healthy Italian side dish that is easy to make.

Ingredients:
1 TBSP course salt
½ to 1 pound of agretti depending on number to serve
¾-whole lemon juiced
2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil

Wash the agretti—no need to dry

Bring large pot of water to a boil, add the salt, then the agretti. Cook for 5-10 minutes until tender. Drain, then combine with lemon juice, and olive oil. Serve warm or cold.
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Market News

Hello!

The summer heat is here, and so are the summer veggies. We have a great selection for you this week and a LOT of quantity on some items. Take advantage of the bounty of green beans this week, and put some up for freezing or canning. We know Summer is just beginning, but you got to get them while they are bountiful!

We hope you are enjoying the first tastes of our local and organically grown tomatoes, cucumbers and summer squashes. The tomatoes are just starting, and soon we should have the cherry tomatoes and slicing tomatoes pouring in.

Lots of flowers this week, too. The sunflowers are in, and are offered in straight bunches as well as being in the large bouquets.

The Bloomy Rind has a delicious selection of cheeses up for you this week. Don’t forget the essentials from Dozen Bakery – good bread fresh baked that day and shortbread for fruit cobblers!

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for June 14th


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
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Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw
serves 4-6

1 large kohlrabi, peeled, stems trimmed off, grated
1/4 head purple cabbage, shredded
2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
1/2 red onion, grated
4 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/4 cup golden raisins (optional)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt

Combine the kohlrabi, cabbage, carrots, onion, cilantro, and raisins (if using) in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, cider vinegar, sugar, and salt. Pour the dressing over the slaw and mix until fully coated. Chill for several hours before serving.

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Market News

Hello!

Summer is here, and so are the veggies! We’ve got a great selection for you this week – lots of new crops coming in as well as some lingering spring ones. There is a big diversity out there right now, so now is really the time to enjoy it!

Lots of flowers this week, too. The sunflowers are in, and are offered in straight bunches as well as being in the large bouquets.

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for June 7th - No flowers or cheese this week


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Grilled Romaine Lettuce with Blue Cheese and Bacon
What? You haven’t grilled your lettuce yet? Give this a try! Not really a salad, but a hearty side dish!
from Saveur

INGREDIENTS
6 strips bacon
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
5 heads romaine lettuce, halved lengthwise, rinsed and dried
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 oz. blue cheese, crumbled
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Heat bacon in a 12" skillet over medium heat, and cook, turning once, until crisp and fat is rendered, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a plate, reserving 2 tbsp. drippings, and let cool; crumble and set aside. Transfer reserved drippings to a bowl, and add oil, vinegar, and Worcestershire; whisk until smooth, and set dressing aside.
2. Build a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill, or heat a gas grill to medium-high. (Alternatively, heat a cast-iron grill pan over medium-high heat.) Working in batches, if necessary, place romaine halves cut-side down on grill, and cook, turning once, until charred and slightly wilted, about 4 minutes.
3. Transfer lettuce cut-side up to a serving platter, and season with salt and pepper; drizzle with dressing, and sprinkle with reserved bacon and blue cheese.
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Market News

Hello!

We have some wonderful veggies for you this week as we slowly ease into summer. The cool weather crops are on their way out, and we are seeing the first summer squashes and cucumbers starting to come in. Enjoy the greens as we have them, as they usually don’t make it past June. Rocky Glade Farm has listed a very rare treat for Tennessee – rhubarb!
Just missed the strawberries, unfortunately, but still a great treat on its own!

This week will be a little different, as Tally of Turnbull Creek Farm will be on vacation this week with her family. There will be no flowers this week. However, we’ll be back in the routine next week, so hope you flower lovers can hang on until then! Also, there will be no pick ups this week at her farm in Bon Aqua.

The Bloomy RInd will not be offering any cheese selection this week. Please look for Kathleen’s picks next week.

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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Fresh Harvest for May 31st


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Kohlrabi Slaw
serves 2

3 medium kohlrabi, peeled, stems trimmed off, grated
1/3 purple cabbage, shredded
2 carrots, grated
1/2 red onion, grated
1/4 cup golden raisins
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp cider vinegar
4 tbsp chopped cilantro
1/4 cup mayonnaise (or more, if you prefer)

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Chill for several hours before serving.

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Market News

Hello!

It’s been a warm and rainy week on the farms. Everything is growing – especially the weeds! The spring crops are enjoying the relatively cooler temperatures, and we have a nice selection of greens and lettuces for you this week. It is also high time for that ephemeral spring treat – garlic scapes! These are the flowering stalk of the garlic plant, which we remove to encourage the plant to put its energy into a larger bulb rather than a flower. These are edible, with a delicious mild garlic flavor. They can be used similar to scallions, or sauteed like garlic. If you haven’t tried them yet, now is the week!

The strawberries are done for the season – sure was short but sweet! We will continue to have The Peach Truck set up next to us, and these also go great with Dozen Bakery’s brown sugar shortcakes!

The Bloomy Rind has a fun selection of goodies up this week, so be sure to check them out!

We know you have many options these days when shopping for produce. Please remember, one of the best ways you can support local farmers is to EAT MORE VEGETABLES!

As always, thanks so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday

John and Tallahassee


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