This Week's Bag

Friday, 24 October 2014 16:46

SFF for October 23rd

This Week's Bag: Organic Green Chard, LAS HERMANAS FARM, Hollister, CAWhile all chard leaves are green, the stems and ribs can vary from pale white to bright orange to fuchsia or deep red. Chard was given the name "Swiss Chard" to distinguish it from several varieties of spinach in early…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 00:31

SFF for October 16th

This Week's Bag: Organic Romaine LettuceRomaine 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 tasty salad. Dark, ridged…
Sunday, 05 October 2014 23:51

SFF for October 2nd

This Week's Bag: Organic Green Kale, HOLLISTER FARMS, Hollister, CAKale is a boon to lovers of year-round fresh green vegetables! In season during the coldest of months, kale makes a healthy addition soups or stews and as a sautéed side dish. Unlike the current popular vegetable cooking of today, kale…
Friday, 26 September 2014 04:01

SFF for September 25th

This Week's Bag: Organic Arugula, CRUZ MAR FARM, Madera, CAAlthough arugula appears to be a leafy green, it is in fact an annual herb. Resembling long oak leaves, arugula is distinct for its peppery spice and fresh herbaceous nose. Arugula is extremely versatile – use as a salad green, as…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 00:58

SFF for September 18th

This Week's Bag: Organic Escarole, TANGO FARM,A member of the chicory family, escarole is characterized by its dark green curly outer leaves with a distinct bitterness, that reveal increasingly lighter and sweeter leaves inside. The heartier outer leaves are perfect for braising or in soups, while the more tender inner…
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 20:32

SFF for September 4th

This Week's Bag: Organic Bell PeppersBell peppers have practically no "heat" and register less than 100 on the Scoville scale. Low in calories but rich in Vitamin C, peppers are a welcome addition to scrambled eggs for their crunch, julienned into salads, and are used quite commonly in Mediterranean cooking.…
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…
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