Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is an unusual looking vegetable also known as a German turnip.  It has a flavor that ranges from neutral to that of broccoli stems.  It is a very adaptable ingredient for a range of recipes and is crunchy and refreshing when used raw.  Remove the stems and...
Unpacking and Storing Your Greens and Herbs

Unpacking and Storing Your Greens and Herbs

The vegetables and fruit are harvested early in the day from the fields and greenhouses and brought in to be chilled, rinsed and packed.  Maintaining the cold chain is important for keeping the produce fresh.  Once you pick up your CSA share, getting the share home...
The Ins and Outs of Fennel

The Ins and Outs of Fennel

The Ins and Out of Fennel Fennel is a versatile vegetable where all of it can be used in cooking- the bulbs, stalks, and fronds. The bulb is firm, crisp, and creamy white with a licorice flavor and scent.  The flavor and scent is strongest when the vegetable is eaten...
Spigariello

Spigariello

Spigariello, in addition to being fun to pronounce it is a green that is part of the broccoli family.  It is considered a dark green but its taste is more delicate than broccoli rabe.  The leaves are softer than both kale and broccoli rabe, closer to spinach.  It...