October Harvest of the Month ~ Winter Squash!

October 5th, 2016

October Winter SquashHarvest of the Month Recipes

Butternut Squash & Tomato Posole

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October’s Harvest of the Month ~ Winter Squash!

September 30th, 2016

 

Enjoy scrumptious winter squash in its many glorious types. Shown here, from left to right, are buttercup, delicata, ‘Red Kuri’ buttercup, butternut and dumpling squash.

Enjoy scrumptious winter squash in its many glorious types. Shown here, from left to right, are buttercup, delicata, ‘Red Kuri’ buttercup, butternut and dumpling squash.

Harvest of the Month Recipes

North African-style Stew

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cans cooked chickpeas (or 3/4 cup dried and then cooked)
  • 2 1/2 pounds kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, & cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 large carrots, peeled & cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

DIRECTIONS

Combine the cooked chickpeas, squash, carrots, onion, lentils, broth, tomato paste, ginger, cumin, salt, saffron and pepper in a large pot. Put on the lid and cook on low until the lentils have begun to break down, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Stir in lime juice. Serve sprinkled with peanuts and cilantro.

Market News! Harvest of the Month!

August 30th, 2016

DSCF7748Meet Our Newest Grower!

Dan Southey and Misha Currie of Washashore Farm are Beginning Growers at the SN Community Farm Institute. Dan and Misha enjoyed their first day at the Market last week, selling their mixed medley tomatoes, radishes, beets, shishito peppers, serano peppers, mixed lettuces, patty pan squash, rone de nice squash and mini succulent gardens.

Welcome, Dan and Misha!

 

 

 

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Market News!

August 23rd, 2016

DSCF7668The summer harvest is in!

Our growers have an abundance of fresh organic produce grown on-island.

Tomatoes, zucchini, beans, corn, peppers, potatoes, eggplant, fresh garlic, onions, herbs, cut flowers, lettuce, microgreens, and more!

Here’s a sampling of what could be found at the Market last week….

 

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Wouldn’t those go great together in an omelet, or grated with onions into a salsa!

 

 

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There’s so many varieties of tomatoes!

 

 

 

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DSCF7659Can’t wait to see what’s fresh next Saturday!

 

Veggies! What’s In At The Market!

August 16th, 2016
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Selection of different yellow zucchini from Boatyard Farm at last week’s Market.

Harvest of the Month!
Zucchini!

Long, short, round, knobby, zucchini squashes come in so many different shapes. And colors! Green, white, yellow, striped! The harvest is in!

Harvest of the Month RECIPE

Baked Zucchini Fries

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Treats From The Market!

July 26th, 2016

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Bright edible nasturtium flowers at Ambrosia’s tent taste floral and peppery, and are good for you!

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Market News

June 29th, 2016

DSCF7209Chef Greg Margolis of the Nantucket Culinary Center provided an interactive tour of the Market last Saturday in a farm to fork experience. First, participants gained Read the rest of this entry »

It’s Massachusetts Pollinator Week!

June 23rd, 2016

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Governor Baker has declared June 20th-26th, 2016 as Massachusetts Pollinator Week, presenting an opportunity to celebrate and protect our pollinator populations and SN currently has 2 pollinator projects! So what exactly is a pollinator? Read the rest of this entry »

Mid-Island Farmers Market is Back on Wednesday Afternoons!

September 3rd, 2015

Pumpkin Pond Farm tomatoes and flowersIt’s Back!

Sustainable Nantucket Mid-Island Farmers Market
Every Wednesday Afternoon!

113 Pleasant Street in the open field next to Glidden’s Seafood ~ look for the big yellow tent!

Hours: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays

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Market News!

August 27th, 2015

Washing fresh squash harvested at the Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm, headed for the cold press of ACKFresh, and then …

Live Lambs, Honey, and Fresh Veggies!

As August comes to a close, summer activity is still burgeoning! The weather is hotter than ever, which means Nantucket’s farms and gardens are producing a great bounty of delicious produce! Island artists are hard at work, painting, sewing, carving and crafting to bring their Read the rest of this entry »