Join a veg box scheme with a difference on our farm near Colchester. You’ll get a share of fresh local veg every week and if you join us on the farm for work days and social events, you’ll get a share of fresh air too. It’s a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme.
Radishes are members of the Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage) family. The root is related to kale, broccoli, cauliflower, and horseradish, among others. Radishes are a great low-cal snack; one cup of sliced radishes has only 19 calories. Recipes Gzik – Polish Cheese on Toast Gzik – Polish Cheese on Toast – From Farm Member Nicola … Continue reading Recipes and Facts – Radish
Patty pan squash, also known as scallop squash, is a variety of summer squashes originated from Mexico. Patty pan can be used in a variety of ways, from stuffed, grilled, roasted, and even raw. Trim the stem end before eating. Tender pattypan can be used with the skin left on. The fruit can be cut into … Continue reading Recipes and Facts – Patty Pan
Sweet peppers and chilies are both derived from the same species, Capsicum annuum. The pepper plant is a member of the Solanaceae or “nightshade” family, which also includes tomatoes and potatoes. Sweet pepper plants offer fruits that differ greatly in color, shape and size according to various varieties. Sweet peppers are often green or red in color, but … Continue reading Recipes and Facts – Peppers
By Farm Member Michelle Worn I said I would look into food miles for the Spring edition of Bennison’s newsletter, specifically thejourney of a green bean, but alas all is not as it may first appear. Having read various articles I can conclude the picture is hazy and that food miles cannot be interpreted without … Continue reading Food miles……..going the distance.