August 2010

Heirloom Tomatoes

29 August 2010 · 1 comment

It is said that dogs look like their owners. And I have come to the conclusion that the same can be said for the types of produce a farmer grows and the type of person he or she is. A visit to Leaning Shed Farm’s stand at Green City Market this time of year reveals […]

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Pity the poor plum. Often the Rodney Dangerfield of fruit, it gets no respect. Bright golden peaches and nectarines often steal the show at the height of the summer fruit season or get elbowed out by blueberries and raspberries. But let plums prance on stage for a change and give them a try. And if […]


Great Greens

4 August 2010 · 0 comments

During the winter, I’m not much of a salad eater. It’s not that I don’t like salads, but they often fail to appeal in the colder months. But come summer, I’m a changed woman. I crave fresh greens and buy salad every week at Green City Market. I have tried various lettuce mixes, but I’m […]