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Best Easy Squash Soup

Best Easy Squash Soup

Squash soup is one of the easiest and most satisfying soups you can make this fall. Butternut usually gets all the fame, but you can roast and purée any squash into a savory soup in under one hour. Serve the soup in these cute Sweet Dumpling Squash "bowls" if you want...

Honey-Almond Winter Squash

Honey-Almond Winter Squash

Sweet dumpling squash are cute little winter squash that closely resemble acorn squash, but are just a little different. They have the striped skin like delicata, and ridges like an acorn squash, just smaller. They usually appear once or twice in our CSA shares and at...

2017 Early Renewal Discounts!

2017 Early Renewal Discounts!

Get Free Vegetables! Fall has officially started, on our farm and everywhere! Our Winter CSA Shares sign-ups are coming in – and it’s time once again for Early Renewal Discounts! Even though our main CSA season will be ending soon, we'll be as busy as ever in the farm...

Winter Squash Chips & Rosemary Aioli

Winter Squash Chips & Rosemary Aioli

The last few months of our CSA are filled with winter squash and our members love it! Winter squash lasts long after the season is over, jump over here to check out our storage tips! One of the best things about having an abundance of winter squash is you can try all...

Vegetable Baked Ziti

Vegetable Baked Ziti

A lot of people think of summer as the height of fresh produce, but in the Fingerlakes Autumn is truly the best season for eating! Along with all the apples our region is known for we have an abundance of fall favorites, with some stray summer crops coming in from the...

Turkey Ruebens

Turkey Ruebens

A rueben is a classic that may or may not need updating, but this version is simple, arguably lighter than the diner version, and it's going to be perfect for your Thanksgiving leftovers! I also laced the dressing with chipotle, because I can't stop myself. The...

Apple, Kale, Celery Salad

Apple, Kale, Celery Salad

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think kale, apple, celery? Is it juice?! These make great juice ingredients, but if you don't have a juicer then just toss them all together and enjoy this satisfying, crunchy fall salad. Our kale, massaged with...

Eggplant Baked Ziti

Eggplant Baked Ziti

If you're a member of our CSA, then you likely know how versatile (and delicious) eggplant is! Eggplant grows right along our heirloom tomatoes in high tunnels, and we enjoy it throughout the season. During the summer I love to grill and stir-fry eggplant, but in when...

Tempeh Rueben

Tempeh Rueben

Even though my vegetarian days are over, I love vegetarian reubens (and also Turkey Reubens!). Here we combine tempeh with an easy faux sauerkraut, chipotle laced Russian dressing and of course Swiss cheese on griddled rye bread. The results are satisfying - perfect...

Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is one of the easiest soups to master! Well, all winter squash soup for that matter, you just slice them in half, scoop out the seeds, roast, and purée with just about anything. My go-to is usually a bright and fresh apple butternut soup, but I...

Dilled Potato Latkes

Dilled Potato Latkes

Of all of the fritter and latke recipes on this site, I'm surprised to say this is our first potato latke! These turned out so crisp and delicious we'll definitely be making more. This year we have had an exceptionally good potato harvest! CSA members have enjoyed...

Massaged Kale Salad with Grilled Peaches

Massaged Kale Salad with Grilled Peaches

We're not suggesting you take your kale to massage therapy, but get your hands in there and toss it around! Massaging the kale, or just tossing it vigorously with kosher salt, oil, and a splash of apple cider vinegar helps soften and infuse the leaves with the...

Tofu Salad with Radishes

Tofu Salad with Radishes

Even though my vegetarian days are long over, I still enjoy tofu. I made a chicken version of this salad, and I am really partial to this vegan version! There's one step that really gives the tofu a great texture, pressing. When you press the water out of tofu, it...

Video – How to Use Escarole

Video – How to Use Escarole

Join Chef Emma Frisch and Early Morning Farm Blogger Tracy McEvilly to learn the ins and outs of preparing escarole! Recipes from the video: Beet, Goat Cheese, & Escarole Salad Utica Greens - with sausage or chickpeas Grilled Beans & Greens

Baba Ghanoush – Smoky Eggplant Dip

Baba Ghanoush – Smoky Eggplant Dip

If you've ever had Baba Ghanoush at a Mediterranean Restaurant, it is surprisingly easy to recreate at a home. I'll let you in on a little secret, we actually don't have a grill at the farm, but we grill all the time. We use a cast iron grill pan for grilling and...

10 Great Recipes for Summer Squash & Zucchini

10 Great Recipes for Summer Squash & Zucchini

Summer truly begins when farmstands and CSA shares start overflowing with summer squash. This local favorite is abundant, and our CSA members clamor for new recipes. One of summer's most versatile crops, summer squash can be grilled, sautéed, baked, pan fried, deep...

Ginger Tofu Stir-fry

Ginger Tofu Stir-fry

Stir-fry is an easy and delicious way to use up the veggies in your CSA share. In our house we usually have stir-fry the night before our new box comes with whatever odds and ends we still have from the week before. Most of the time I don’t even use a recipe, I just...

Ginger Pork Stir-fry

Ginger Pork Stir-fry

Stir-fry is an easy and delicious way to use up the veggies in your CSA share. In our house we usually have stir-fry the night before our new box comes with whatever odds and ends we still have from the week before. Most of the time I don't even use a recipe, I just...

Summer Squash Pasta Salad

Summer Squash Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is so simple, but the ingredients come together perfectly and I suggest you make it right away! I wanted to give our members a simple way to use up their summer squash that could be enjoyed warm or cold and I think I've found it. I made a batch with...

Spanish Chorizo Salad

Spanish Chorizo Salad

When it's extra hot out the fresh lettuce in your CSA share is the perfect bed for a huge salad platter. This salad is a full meal - rounded out with spicy chorizo from Autumn's Harvest Farm. If you're a vegetarian just leave the sausage off, or try adding in some...

Stir-fried Radish and Kohlrabi

Stir-fried Radish and Kohlrabi

Do you have any idea how versatile radish & kohlrabi are? Fresh and crunchy both of these brassica vegetables can be enjoyed raw or cooked. One of the things I love about radish and kohlrabi are that they are completely different when cooked. Soft and mellow, this...

Lemon Mizuna Spaghetti

Lemon Mizuna Spaghetti

The start of the CSA has been amazing this year, and one of the reasons is the mizuna! Mizuna is an Asian green that is mild tasting and very easy to work with. You've probably seen it in baby salad mixes, but we grow big leaves of it. It has feathery edges and can be...

Bok Choy Chopped Salad

Bok Choy Chopped Salad

Chopped salad is exactly what it sounds like! All the ingredients are chopped into bite size, somewhat uniform pieces with a flavorful dressing and served. Usually chopped salad is a little more "American" in flavor with vinaigrette, lettuce, tomato, bacon, small...

Sweet & Sour Kohlrabi Salad

Sweet & Sour Kohlrabi Salad

You've had pickles right? Good, this is basically pickle salad. Inspired by traditional Cucumber Salad, this variation uses kohlrabi, cilantro, and spring onion. My Mom made vinegary cucumber salad and also a version with sour cream, I think it was basically just an...

Spring Onion Frittata

Spring Onion Frittata

There's really nothing easier to pull off then a simple frittata. It showcases fresh vegetables, local eggs, and a bit of dairy in an easy format almost everyone can enjoy. Frittata is a go-to weeknight dinner for me when I don't know what else to do or feel like...

Smashed & Loaded Beets

Smashed & Loaded Beets

No beets were harmed in the making of this dish. The idea for this recipe came about in a rare quiet afternoon while I was flipping through a food magazine. A chef was presssing beets for a dish. I immediately thought of a popular way to cook potatoes - parboil, then...

Collard Green Burritos

Collard Green Burritos

Collard greens are often served sautéd or braised as a side dish, but collards can also be enjoyed in salads, and they make a great wrap! These fresh, bright green burritos are easy, and you can put any fillings you like inside! The best part about using a collard as...

Top 5 Reasons to Join a CSA

Top 5 Reasons to Join a CSA

There are so many great reasons to join a CSA this summer. Eat healthy fresh food, value, learn about new foods & cooking techniques, community, the environment, variety, choices, quality, the list goes on! Here's our top 5 reasons to join a CSA - summer has...

Napa Cabbage Tofu Salad

Napa Cabbage Tofu Salad

Napa Cabbage is a sweet, mild Asian cabbage that usually appears in our CSA shares early in the season, before traditional cabbages and again in the fall. Napa cabbage is great in salads, slaws, stir-fries, soups. It’s surprisingly versatile, although many of our CSA...

Cilantro Kohlrabi Pickles

Cilantro Kohlrabi Pickles

We're having a great year for kohlrabi! Although kohlrabi sort of looks like it's from outerspace, once you get the thick skin off it's a crunchy and easy to cook veggie. Great in soups, stir-fries, salads, and more, it's also a great pickle. You may have noticed we...

Napa Cabbage Chicken Salad

Napa Cabbage Chicken Salad

Napa Cabbage is a sweet, mild Asian cabbage that usually appears in our CSA shares early in the season, before traditional cabbages and again in the fall. Napa cabbage is great in salads, slaws, stir-fries, soups. It's surprisingly versatile, although many of our CSA...

Top 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your CSA

Top 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your CSA

Joining a CSA is a win-win for farmers and community members. Farmers get to stabilize their income, crop planning, and go into the farming season with a community of members to feed and interact with each week. CSA members get a steady stream of vegetables at a great...

Rhubarb Hand Pies

Rhubarb Hand Pies

Can we talk about hand-pies for a moment? Cute, portable, and very high in crust to filling ratio make these my favorite of all time. Hand pies are really easy and fun to make, although they take a little longer than a larger pie. This crust is super flaky, thanks to...

Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Bok Choy is one of the earliest vegetables to come up in the field, and the latest! A fan of cooler weather, CSA members enjoy fresh and flavorful bok choy often in our CSA. High in vitamin A and C, a head of bok choy can turn into a quick and flavorful meal in...

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb is springing up all around roadside stands, markets, and backyards. It's a welcome sign of spring and summer to come! Our crew heads out early every morning to pluck the flowers off our plants, and we'll pick as much as we can for the first CSA shares of 2015...

Brown Sugar Rhubarb Tarts

Brown Sugar Rhubarb Tarts

A sure sign that summer (and our CSA season!) are coming - the arrival of rhubarb! Rhubarb is tangy sour vegetable, and the stalks cooked down with a sweetener are perfect for filling pies, crumble bars, syrups, and more. These individual tarts are filled with a...

Save $15 Now Through April 15th!

Save $15 Now Through April 15th!

Sign-up by April 15th and Save $15! Although spring is slowly emerging, things have been full-swing on the farm since the beginning of March. Our crew has been out putting up our high tunnels in all kinds of weather, seeding in the greenhouses, and more. They were...

How to Eat Organic on a Budget

How to Eat Organic on a Budget

One of the things our CSA members love most about our CSA is they're able to fill their refrigerators with fresh, certified organic produce grown on our local farm at a great price. Here's some other ideas for eating organic and staying within your budget. Did we miss...

How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

This topic is sure to be on every parent's mind, getting your kid's to eat (and enjoy) their vegetables. There's nothing like a box full of farm-fresh vegetables each week to get you started. Many of our young CSA members develop an early love for beets, turnips,...


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