Valarie Russell on May 30th, 2011

I promised to post a delicious vegetarian soup made with Swiss chard (kale could be used), well here is what I came up with this weekend.  I tried it out on Kenny and he seemed to like it, he loves any kind of soup and this was no exception.  I thought it tasted very good too, but I am […]

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Valarie Russell on May 29th, 2011

Today at the New Albany Farmer’s Market we features Swiss Chard.  I have been posting a few recipes on the web sight using Swiss  chard  and thought it would be a good idea to have a “feature” item this week.  We brought lots of chard and enjoyed talking with customers on the nutritional values it provides and […]

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Valarie Russell on May 26th, 2011

It’s “local” strawberry time here in Indiana and this is a wonderful seasonal salad. In fact it is so good you will even want to make it when local strawberries are gone. It’s prime time for fresh mixed greens and lettuces as well. This is a beautiful salad to serve during the holiday season, I […]

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Valarie Russell on May 26th, 2011

Once you try this you will be making a stop at the New Albany Farmer’s Market weekly for your favorite new dish.  This is so delicious, and such a  quick and easy side dish to make, give it a try! 1 large bunch of fresh Swiss chard 1 small clove garlic, sliced 2 Tbsp olive oil […]

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Valarie Russell on May 26th, 2011

If you’re unfamiliar with this humble green, you’re missing out! Swiss chard is amazingly healthy, packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and important antioxidants like lutein. It is delicious, mild in taste and really inexpensive–usually only about $2 a bunch at the local market. And of course, because of the “no net calories” rule (meaning you […]

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Valarie Russell on May 19th, 2011

Kenny’s newest critters are Northern Quail, he decided to try his hand at raising them and selling their eggs.  We have a few Vietnamese families that are our customers and they purchased quail eggs from a vendor at the market last year.  That vendor stopped handling quail so that left our customers without an outlet for eggs, […]

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Valarie Russell on May 19th, 2011

Last Saturday was opening day at the New Albany Farmer’s Market and  what a day it was!  We has a very brief bout of misty rain, they the clouds rolled away and the sun shone bright.  That is quit typical of the Lord’s blessings at the farmer’s market.  In the four years we have been […]

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Valarie Russell on May 19th, 2011

You don’t have to wait until the last average frost date in your area to start a vegetable garden outdoors. As soon as the ground can be worked, onions, peas and spinach can be added to your garden. If you are going to grow your own onion seedlings, start them indoors approximately eight weeks before […]

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