Valarie Russell on September 26th, 2012

This is a wonderful substitute for apple pie.  You can leave the peel on Asian pears to increase nutrients and save time. Additional mix-ins such as fresh or dried cranberries, pecans or almonds could be included as well.  Quick and delicious!   4 cups Asian pears, sliced or diced 2 tbsp. margarine ¾ cup quick-cooking oats ¼ […]

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Valarie Russell on September 26th, 2012

If you didn’t pick up some of our Asian Pears last weekend, you definitely need to on Saturday before they are all gone.  We have been enjoying several different recipes with them the last couple of weeks and thought I would share a few with all of you. Never thought to pair Asian pear with the sharp, […]

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Valarie Russell on September 24th, 2012

Well it’s been awhile since I’ve had a weekend off, so I decided to head south this weekend for a little family fun and relaxation.  I’m New Orleans bound to take in some college football; Louisville vs Southern Mississippi. Kenny and the rest of our crew will be conducting business as usual at the market, please be […]

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Valarie Russell on September 24th, 2012

I wanted to make something savory and packed with flavor, enough to be a meal all on its own. Acorn squash has 145% of your daily recommended intake of Vitamin A, along with Vitamin C, B, folate, and a hefty dose of beta carotene! Add in the black beans for protein, the tomatoes as an […]

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Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2012

September brings the last day of summer and the first day of fall … hope to see you downtown this Saturday morning to enjoy the fantastic weather and to usher in fall at  the New Albany Farmer’s Market. We will have loads of fall/winter squashes available… spaghetti, acorn, butternut, etc… Also available this Saturday:  fresh green […]

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Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2012

Acorn squash’s natural shape makes it just right for stuffing. This filling has Mediterranean flair: olives, tomato paste, white beans and Feta cheese. Serve with: Mixed green salad, a crusty baguette and crisp white wine, such as Pinot Grigio.   2 medium acorn squash, halved and seeded 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, […]

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Valarie Russell on September 12th, 2012

This is the second Wednesday with no market for us and we have been keeping ourselves rather busy. We miss our regular folks but have enjoyed the time off. We went  plum pickin’ today and what weather we had for it, gorgeous! Kenny’s brother has a beautiful Damson plum tree and asked us if we wanted […]

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Valarie Russell on September 7th, 2012

If you  are one of our “Basket of the Week” customers you will find one of these in your order this week. I wanted to share a little information about this lovely squash and a simple recipe for you to enjoy. Patty pan or scallop squash is a tender summer squash, like zucchini or yellow squash. The […]

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Valarie Russell on September 4th, 2012

This is Going Local Week, come out and support your local farmers this weekend. It’s also the annual ” New Albany Historic Home Tour” which begins at our beautiful farmer’s market, you’ll want to be part of the tour group. Summer is winding down and so are the gardens, therefore as every August ends so does […]

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