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Squash Season

Squash Season

Squashes are powerhouse fruits in many regards when it comes to nutrition.

Food Preservation

Food Preservation

Extend the harvest by preserving part of your share. By pickling, fermenting, canning, freezing, and.dehydrating some of your veggies, you can get even more value from your CSA.

Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website!

Howdy folks!   Welcome to the new website! It’s been a while since this blog has been updated.  It has been a great resource for CSA members and market customers for many years.  This blog is a great way to share both stories from the farm as well as some great...

Why Fall is the Best Time to Join a CSA!

Why Fall is the Best Time to Join a CSA!

Now is the perfect time to make a meaningful investment in your local food system. Autumn is a busy time on our organic vegetable farm. It's harvest time and our focus has shifted from nurturing our crops to enjoying the bounty that the season has to offer. Winter...

The Benefits of Membership

The Benefits of Membership

When you join our CSA you'll enjoy 23 weeks of fresh, certified organic produce, but that's not all! Our vegetable CSA Shares come in 2 different sizes, and break down to a low price each week. Just $25 per week for the Basic Share and $30 per week for the Premium...

$25 Off all CSA Shares Until March 31st!

$25 Off all CSA Shares Until March 31st!

Happy March! March is an exciting time of year, snow is melting streams are rising, and the sleepy winter is giving way to vibrant spring. It's time to fire up the Greenhouse, and nurture seedlings of lettuce, broccoli, kale, peppers, tomatoes and so much more. We are...

Spinach Salad with Bacon Wrapped Dates

Spinach Salad with Bacon Wrapped Dates

This salad will make you look so fancy without even trying. For me, any salad involving crumbled blue cheese and toasted pecans is always perfect. There are so many things you can add to this combo, but if you have 15 extra minutes, and some local bacon make this dish...

Pickled Rhubarb

Pickled Rhubarb

It's the season for rhubarb!  We have two rhubarb patches on the farm, and every morning the crew heads out and pulls all of the flowers to concentrate the energy to the growing the stalks.  We're hoping to put the stalks in our first CSA Share Boxes this year....

Customer Review – Why I Love Green Fork!

Customer Review – Why I Love Green Fork!

Local business woman Elisa Miller-Out loves Green Fork. The fresh home cooked recipe kit helps her manage her family's busy lifestyle. What makes Green Fork different from other recipe kits? Green Fork is focused on Local, Local, Local! Over 70% of the ingredients in...

No Green Fork Deliveries after Thanksgiving 2017!

No Green Fork Deliveries after Thanksgiving 2017!

Green Fork is Temporarily Closing to Find New Packaging Facilities. Our partners at Challenge Workforce Solutions have determined it is no longer a good fit for their mission to directly service fresh food projects and will no longer be able to offer adequate...

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo comes early in May when we're just transplanting our peppers, tomatoes, and other fiesta-friendly veggies! Hit up your local farmers' market this weekend and see what storage crops you can find for these recipes. You're more than likely to find cabbage,...

Flat Roasted Chicken with CSA Vegetables

Flat Roasted Chicken with CSA Vegetables

Let me give you the easiest dinner recipe possible. Order a chicken from CSA+ - they deliver right to most Early Morning Farm Pick-up sites. Take a minute or two to slice the backbone out of the chicken and flatten. (It will cook in half the time and be evenly cooked...

Easy Grilled Recipes

Easy Grilled Recipes

We're just a few short weeks away from the first harvest, the sun is shining, and it's the perfect time to fire up the grill! We've got recipes in our archives that will please any palate and diet. Stop by the Farmers' Market this weekend and grab some local favorites...

Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

Do you want to impress your friends with one easy food trick? Pickle red onions! They're a beautiful and flavorful addition to just about any dish. Try them in salads, on tacos or nachos, tucked inside spring rolls, sandwiches, as a garnish, with pulled pork,...

Celebrate Earth Day & Save!

Celebrate Earth Day & Save!

We're ending April with a bang - $15 OFF of our CSA! We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate Earth Day then offering one last deal for Earth Day! Just enter the promo code April15 at checkout, if you pay in full you'll still receive a 2% discount - that's more...

Easy CSA Dinners on Toast

Easy CSA Dinners on Toast

Dinner in a hurry? You're just a CSA Share box and a local loaf of bread away. Order a loaf of Wide Awake Bakery bread from Good Life Farm's CSA+, they're delivering to many of our pick-up sites this spring! Pick-up you share and fresh bread together, dinner will be a...

Pineapple Beet Smoothie

Pineapple Beet Smoothie

I'll be the first to admit, we do some pretty wacky things with beets around here. But, the funniest things sometimes turn out the best and this smoothie is proof! (and so is the cake, the ice cream, and the brownies) It's the first week before school starts so I had...

Beet Avocado Salad

Beet Avocado Salad

This salad is bright, crunchy and perfectly complimented by the slabs of avocado on top. Since the holidays I've been completely drooling over my new cookbook, Plenty More. Written by Yotam Ottolenghi, the photos and ingredient lists scream special occasion, but the...

Beet Ice Cream

Beet Ice Cream

Yes, you read that right, Beet Ice Cream! Beets are often used in desserts, their naturally sweet flavor makes them a great choice for baking and sweets. In this creamy ice cream with local honey, beets are pureed with orange juice for a sweet treat that's just sweet...

Carrot Slaw with Toasted Cumin Seeds

Carrot Slaw with Toasted Cumin Seeds

I think some of the best recipes come out of things you throw together at the last minute, and this is one of them! This fresh, bright crunchy slaw is a great side dish to almost anything and intensely flavored from the toasted cumin seeds. It stores well, as long as...

Bolognese with Celeriac & Carrots

Bolognese with Celeriac & Carrots

Here's a classic bolognese with a twist...celeriac! The carrots are traditional and while some people include celery, I started with a celeriac mire poix as the base of this rich and satisfying dish. One of the things I love about celeriac is that it is very versatile...

Chocolate Beet Cake

Chocolate Beet Cake

This chocolate cake is rich, dense, and so moist. It also has a healthy does of puréed beets. Perfect for Valentine's Day! Chocolate and beets are a natural pairing. If you've never tested out the combination before this is the perfect recipe to try, because you can...

Vegan Lentil Bolognese

Vegan Lentil Bolognese

Bolognese is a rich and satisfying dish, traditionally  made with beef. If you're looking for a vegan alternative, this is it! Here lentils stand in for the meat, and the base is made with CSA friendly celeriac mire poix. Celeriac is a surprisingly versatile root...

Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Black Pepper Tarragon Parsnips

Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Black Pepper Tarragon Parsnips

This post comes to you courtesy of an abundance of local foods! Here we have a beautiful piece of pork tenderloin from the Good Life Farm CSA+  (check out their pick-up locations and see if you can order one to your Early Morning Farm Pick-up Site!) paired with a...

Ginger, Carrot, & Daikon Radish Salad

Ginger, Carrot, & Daikon Radish Salad

This salad has healthy New Year written all over it. We're almost into February and some snow, but a bit of bright crunchy vegetables is enough to brighten anyone's spirit. This easy salad is great devoured immediately (as we did after the photo was snapped), or added...

Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Here's another Ottolenghi inspired dish! If you haven't checked out this vegetable centric chef, I can't recommend his books more. My favorite is Plenty More, but there are several to choose from. In addition to running a popular restaurant in London, Ottolenghi runs...

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Flatbread

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Flatbread

Lately in the farm kitchen pizza and flatbread have become a foil for any stray veggie. Sure sometimes we make "normal pizza" like Arugula White Pizza, but there are so many other possibilities! (For the record the Arugula White pizza is delicious and you should...

4 Easy Ways to Eat Vegetables Before Trick or Treating

4 Easy Ways to Eat Vegetables Before Trick or Treating

It's that time of year! Whether you're skipping the sugary treats or indulging a healthy dinner is the way to go before hitting the neighborhood with your ghouls and goblins. Growing up my Mom always kept a big pot of chili on the stove, we'd stop by and fuel up on...

Apple-Cranberry Winter Squash Galette with Cinnamon Ice Cream

Apple-Cranberry Winter Squash Galette with Cinnamon Ice Cream

It's no secret we like baking with our vegetables around here, and when you have this much winter squash laying around, why not? When we got some fresh apples from The Good Life Farm's CSA+ delivery I could not stop thinking about thinly sliced apples and squash in a...


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