Welcoming those dark leafy greens as we get into our cooler days. Kale and collards are coming in and spinach is soon to follow. The darker the greens are high in vitamins, mineral, phytonutrients ,beta carotene and lutein which means a healthier you. To avoid losing their nutritional value it is best to cook as little as possible a light sauté, steamed or "cold cook" with a vinegar/citrus based dressing. For those tougher greens, like collards, try shredding or thinly slicing to allow them to marinate to help tenderize them - fat back not required! To avoid that bitter mossy like effect that sometimes is associated with these greens try adding cream or coconut milk to mellow out the flavor. However you take them just remember that they're here to help you keep your guard up through this winter's cold and flu season!
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Farm Happenings for October 27, 2020
Posted on October 24th, 2020 by Patricia Gladney-Heatherington
About the farm
Farmers Fresh CSA is run by farmers for farmers. Instead of trying to grow all of our produce on our one farm we tap into the growing capacity of over 50 small farms, ranches, dairies and other small producers from our Georgia and Alabama area. Our goal is to support local partners by providing an alternative market geared towards small/start-up operations, while gathering a wide variety for our CSA members.Go to farm profile