Produce Trips + Tricks

All About Asparagus

local asparagus

Grab your favorite asparagus recipes folks, asparagus season is here! One of the reasons asparagus season is so looked forward to is because it kicks off the start to the local, Columbia Basin growing season. Not only is Asparagus delicious, it has many health benefits! It is high in nutrients such as folate, fiber, chromium,…

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The Power of Produce During Cold and Flu Season

Produce Box

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates In my Local Pumpkin Produce Box this week I have fresh garlic, ginger, and onions. I was thinking about all the ways to use these aromatics and I thought of cold and flu season. I love a natural remedy to prevent and fight…

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The Bitter Cucumber Trick + Vinegar Cucumbers

local cucumbers

Have you ever bitten into a gorgeous fresh cucumber only to find it’s bitter? I hate that. BUT I have the trick for that. A few years ago Marisol from Alvarez Farms told us about this trick. I don’t know how it works but it does! It looks silly and it doesn’t make sense but…

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Peaches vs. Nectarines + Tips for Storing

I eagerly await peach and nectarine season every year. Not only do I eat as many as possible during the season, I freeze peaches for enjoyment through the winter. Peaches/ Nectarines are in my top 5 favorite fruits for sure – maybe even my top 2. What is the difference between a peach and a nectarine?…

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