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In Season: What we’re doing with Padron Peppers

Padron Peppers are a Spanish tapas treat and you are lucky enough to get them in small, remote, middle of the state South Dakota. You will find these throughout Spain, but they originated in the northwestern region. Typically they are … Continue reading

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In Season: What else we’re doing with Kale

I know I just wrote about kale. I know I just wrote about kale salad. But, hear me out. You need this salad. You need this salad on your dinner table tonight. This is a Caesar kale salad to cherish. … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Kale

We’ve been growing and loving kale for years. My first love was kale chips. And, I still adore them. Fresh from the oven, the first pan is all mine. No sharing. I can’t help it. They are that delicious. I … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Pea Shoots

Many of our market customers are now familiar with pea shoots. If not, please stop by our Saturday market and try some. We offer samples every week. Anyway, these little morsels taste just like peas and we are able to … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Escarole & Curly Endive

You’ve probably heard of Belgian endive, but what about curly endive? Both curly endive and escarole enjoy and thrive in chilly weather, so they have been doing exceptionally well this year. Both are members of the chicory family and have … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Beets

Beets. They’re like cilantro. You either love them or hate them. Matt loves them. Until fairly recently, probably 5 years ago, I was in the other category. The dish that changed my opinion was Matt’s beet salad, probably because it … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Basil Kale Pesto

Ok, I know…it’s not produce straight from the garden. But, the Basil Kale Pesto we are selling at market is made with our basil and kale. Plus, it’s super tasty! So, what to make with it? First, the photo above…yum! … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Barese Swiss Chard

Barese Swiss chard is chard bred to grow and look like bok choy. If you’re a gardener know that flea beetles love bok choy. Holes in produce does not bother us, but the holes don’t settle as well with everyone … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Fava Beans

We look forward to many vegetables throughout the season. Fava beans rank fairly high for both Matt and I. Their growing window is short, especially when summer heat hits in June, like this year. We will have favas for two … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Tarragon

Tarragon is a beautiful, flavorful, and underused herb. Many people at market are surprised by the bright, strong anise flavor of tarragon. Sometimes that flavor profile scares people. What they don’t realize, is that once cooked the flavor mellows into … Continue reading

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