Last weekend, we gave a second workshop on lactofermentation in Cocagne, NB. The first one happened a month earlier. Cocagne is awesome. There are 3 cool groups based out of Cocagne that hosted/organized the workshops: the Cocagne Sustainable Development Group, Slow Food Cocagne Acadie, and Transition Cocagne. And, we were […]

Fermenting Goodness

We recently got a new local foods cookbook. The author is Elizabeth Bailey who happens to be one of our former farmers’ market customers (back when we were attending the Lunenburg Farmers’ Market). It’s called Maritime Fresh: Delectable recipes for preparing, preserving and celebrating local produce.’ Elizabeth was always the […]

Maritime Fresh

This is a picture of a typical seasonal meal in our farmhouse kitchen: Whatever-Is-In-Season-That-We-Happen-To-Have-Near-At-Hand. We usually heat some butter, olive oil, or coconut oil in our much-used cast iron pan, throw in any vegetables (the vegetables that cook the quickest are the last to be thrown in), add some salt […]

July Recipes

Photo of our tomatoes by Dennis the Prescott,, Charentais: Charentais Melon Salad Melons, Cantaloupe: Chilled Cantaloupe Soup Melons, Galina tropical: Tropical Melon Soup with Coconut Milk Eggplant: Easy Eggplant Lasagna Peppers, green/purple: Green Pepper Salsa  Peppers, red/orange/yellow: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Peppers, Jimmy Nardello: Fried Peppers and Goat Cheese […]

September Recipes

Turnips with White Miso Butter Recipe adapted from Vegetable Literacy by Deborah Madison Serves 2-4 1 pound Hakurei Japanese salad turnips 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons white miso 3 green onions, slivered Sea salt Trim tops and bottom root off turnips (keep […]

May Recipes