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Water Challenge

One Week Challenge: Drink half your body weight in ounces for the next week. Share in the comments if you are going to join us and then tag us throughout the week as you drink your water, so we can encourage each other! #WNFC12 [...]

October 12th, 2020|Categories: Weekly Challenge|

Garlic Scapes with Red Bell Peppers and Shiitake Mushrooms 4 cups garlic scapes (flower heads removed and discarded, cut into 1 inch pieces)2 tbsp olive oil1 large red bell pepper (cut into thin 1 inch strips)8 oz shiitake mushrooms ( stems removed, caps sliced)½ tsp salt¼ tsp freshly ground [...]

July 21st, 2020|Categories: Recipies|

Garlic Scapes

WHAT ARE GARLIC SCAPES? Garlic scapes are the flower bud of the garlic plant. The bud is removed in late June to encourage the bulbs to thicken up. Scapes make a fabulous addition to a flower bouquet, and they are delicious to eat! Scapes taste just like garlic. They [...]

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Herbs|

Radishes

Radishes are a member of the brassica family, and we grow a wide variety on the farm. Radishes can be found in multiple colors like yellow, white, red, pink, and even black. Radishes have a fast harvest cycle and can be grown in spring, summer, and fall. Their fast [...]

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Produce|

Radish Greens Pesto

Radish Greens Pesto Pungent, peppery radish greens make perfect pesto and pack a nutritional punch! Use with chicken, fish, pasta, vegetables, potatoes or any other way you would use traditional basil pesto. 4 cups radish tops (packed), washed and dried3 cloves garlic, finely choppedJuice of ½ a lemon½ cup [...]

June 11th, 2020|Categories: Recipies|

KEEP EATING FRESH AND LOCAL

As the first rays of sun crest the horizon and the day begins, we begin too. On Tuesdays and Fridays, we open the farm stand. We take a deep breath. This is what we come back to, again and again: even in the most complex and trying times, this [...]

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Farm|

Let’s Talk Nurtients!

Sounds complicated, right? Well, we won’t lie, there are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right here at Highland Heights is actually pretty easy! Plant Nutrition Basics Let’s start [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Farm|

“Hardening Off” Your Seedlings

As your starts begin maturing, bearing their “true” leaves, we know the time is drawing near to transplant. Transplanting can be a stressful time for growers as it is not uncommon to lose plants to “transplant shock.” When our plants spend the first few weeks of their lives indoors, [...]

April 11th, 2020|Categories: Gardening|
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