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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|

How to Avoid Transplant Shock

Transplant shock happens to your seedlings when they undergo stress during the transplanting process from indoor growing conditions to the ground and the unpredictable climate outside. Many times it is caused by the roots being "shocked" by the transplanting process, specifically to the tiny root hairs that absorb water. [...]

April 11th, 2020|Categories: Gardening|

Frisée, Bacon, and Goat-Cheese Salad

Frisée, Bacon, and Goat-Cheese Salad ⅓ cup pine nuts or walnuts⅓ pound bacon⅓ cup olive oil1 tbsp Dijon mustard1 tbsp lemon juice1 tsp sugar¼ tsp kosher salt⅛ tsp freshly ground pepper1 pound frisée, curly endive, or chicory3 ounces goat cheese (crumbled) Toast the nuts in a large, dry skillet [...]

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Recipies|

The Endive Confusion

In the culinary arts, the word frisée (pronounced "free-ZAY") refers to a variety of endive with curly, pale-green or yellowish leaves. The catalog of leafy vegetables that go by the name endive can be somewhat vast and bewildering, and not always accurate. Taxonomically speaking, all frisée are endives, but [...]

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Greens|
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