This Week's Bag

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 21:39

SFF for August 28th

This Week's Bag: Organic Green Butter LettuceButter lettuce has a smooth buttery flavor with small notes of bitterness, and a tender texture. It pairs best with light and crisp vinaigrettes, as well as sweet fruit, cottage cheese or seafood. Butter Lettuce is rich in calcium, iron, plus vitamins A and…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 21:55

SFF for August 21st

This Week's Bag: Organic Green Beans, SURF MONKEY, Santa Cruz, CAGreen Beans aka French beans are a member of the Fabaceae family - cousins of peas and most common bean varieties. However, green beans are bred specifically for their pod, not their seeds. With a bright green color, both the…
Thursday, 14 August 2014 17:01

SFF for August 14th

This Week's Bag: Organic Okra, SUMMERTIME ORGANIC FARMIn peak season during the summer, okra is genetically related to not only cotton, but also cocoa and hibiscus plants. Shaped like a mini torpedo, okra is a light green, grooved pod. Generally not enjoyed raw, okra can be sliced and added to…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 02:33

SFF for August 7th

This Week's Bag: Organic Red Bell Peppers, FRAZIER LAKE FARMSimilar in flavor to a Red or Orange bell pepper, Yellow bell peppers have a mild, sweet pepper flavor with a crisp texture. Bell peppers have practically no "heat" and register less than 100 on the Scoville scale. Low in calories…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 02:24

SFF for July 31st

This Week's Bag: Organic Green Chard, TANGO FARMConsidered to be one of the more healthful and nutrient dense vegetables, chard is a vibrant and fun winter green to add to soups, stews and sautes. Any tough stems and ribs should be removed and cooked separately or discarded. Rich in Vitamins…
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 20:36

SFF for July 24th

This Week's Bag: Organic Romaine Lettuce, COWS IN THE MIST FARMRomaine lettuce is most known for use in the classic Caesar Salad. However, Romaine is a quite versatile green to be enjoyed braised whole, sliced in half and grilled, for dips, wraps, on sandwiches, or mixed with other greens in…
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 19:56

SFF for July 17th

This Week's Bag: Organic CeleryA crisp, light green ribbed stalk with a juicy, crunchy texture and mild flavor. Both its stalk and leaves are edible. Celery is frequently used in mirepoix as the base in stock and stews, but is excellent raw as a snack, added to chilled salads for…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 17:40

SFF for July 10th

This Week's Bag: Organic Red Butter LettuceButter lettuce has a smooth buttery flavor with small notes of bitterness, and a tender texture. It pairs best with light and crisp vinaigrettes, as well as sweet fruit, cottage cheese or seafood. Red Butter Lettuce is rich in calcium, iron, plus vitamins A…
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 20:13

SFF for July 3rd

This Week's Bag: Organic Orange Carrots, COKE FARMS, San Juan Bautista, CACarrots are thought to have originated in Iran and Afghanistan. A distant relative of parsley, fennel and dill, carrots were originally raised for their aromatic leaves and seeds. Although delicious and satisfying when raw, carrots are actually better for…
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 23:27

SFF for June 26th

Organic Red Chard, COWS IN THE MIST FARMConsidered to be one of the more healthful and nutrient dense vegetables, chard is a vibrant and fun winter green to add to soups, stews and sautes. Any tough stems and ribs should be removed and cooked separately or discarded. Rich in Vitamins…
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 21:16

SFF for June 19th

This Week's Bag: Organic Romaine Lettuce, GARCIA BROS. FARM Romaine lettuce is most known for use in the classic Caesar Salad. However, Romaine is a quite versatile green to be enjoyed braised whole, sliced in half and grilled, for dips, wraps, on sandwiches, or mixed with other greens in a…
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 23:03

SFF for June 12th

This Week's Bag: Organic Calabacita Squash, PISGA ORGANIC, Soledad, CA This fabulous summer squash is not well known but it should be! It has a nice buttery flavor and creamy texture. It can be used in place of yellow summer squash or zucchini in recipes. Organic Yukon Gold Potatoes, LILLY'S,…
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 23:47

SFF for June 5th

This Week's Bag: Organic Romaine Lettuce, BUCIO ORGANIC FARM, Salinas, CA Romaine lettuce is most known for use in the classic Caesar Salad. However, Romaine is a quite versatile green to be enjoyed braised whole, sliced in half and grilled, for dips, wraps, on sandwiches, or mixed with other greens…
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 22:07

SFF for May 29th

This Week's Bag: Organic Spring Shallots, COKE FARMS, San Juan Bautista, CA Shallot shoot, known also as spring shallots, are a the immature fresh version of shallots with their bright green robust shoots still in tact with the thin purple skinned bulb and white roots. The bulb's flavor is milder…
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