Quick Kimchi

Cabbage, cabbage, everywhere – this is the time of year for the versatile Brassica. Napa cabbage (also called celery cabbage and Chinese cabbage) grows well in our region and is often found in fall CSA shares, at farmers’ markets, and farmstands so here is an easy recipe for this crunchy vegetable. Napa is a leafy […]

Farmer Recipe Links

Explore Recipes for Fresh, Local Food! Eat Upper Valley Foods all year long with these recipes, cooking tips, and techniques. Recipes are listed by ingredient. Click on an ingredient to see all the recipes featuring that ingredient. Upper Valley farmers - we encourage you to copy and paste these recipes and techniques into your farm newsletters, [...]

Recipe Resource for Farmers

When I am writing my CSA newsletter at the eleventh hour, I am furiously looking for recipes to include to help my customers enjoy the products included in the share. Everyday Chef is a cooking resource at Valley Farm Fresh that was developed to increase consumption of local foods in the Upper Valley. This bank of hundreds […]

Simple Ideas Preserving Your Food

It is October, and as the days inch towards winter, there is a frantic rush to harvest what is left in our gardens and find a place in the cupboards, pantries, coolers and freezers. You see it at the markets too, with displays stocked full and overflowing with fresh eating produce, cabbages, greens, gourds, squashes […]

Flavors of the Valley

Flavors of the Valley Flavors of the Valley is Sunday, April 19, at Hartford High School Advance Tickets for entry between 11 am- 12 pm are on sale. General day-of admission is from 12 pm- 3 pm, with tickets sold at the door. Flavors of the Valley is the Upper Valley's annual local food tasting [...]