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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 black pepper2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds Bring 3 quarts of [...]

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 can be used in exactly the same way as garlic [...]

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 growing cycle makes them a good choice for children’s gardens. [...]

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 sliced or slivered almonds, coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or pistachios½ [...]

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 is home. This is our place. This is your place, [...]

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 at the beginning. Plants need nutrients in order to thrive [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Farm|
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