Veggie Usings

Using Sunflower Greens for Smoothies

Earth-Grown Sunflower Greens harvested the night before market. These greens are a great value because of their short stems. The good stuff is in the cotyledon and we sacrifice a lot of yield by trimming the stems in order to have a more concentrated product. Beet Generation Cucumbers, Twin Peaks Amagaki Persimon, [...]

By |2014-11-18T16:42:26+00:00November 18th, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Veggie Usings|Comments Off on Using Sunflower Greens for Smoothies

Seed Saving: Variegated Miners Lettuce

Every year in the fall, the dormant seed bank of miners lettuce in the fields is activated due to the moisture of the soil, shorter days, and cooler temperatures, which triggers the eruption of a green carpet of these edible native salad greens. Aptly named, legend has it that gold miners sought out these greens [...]

By |2014-02-13T11:59:13+00:00February 13th, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Veggie Musings, Veggie Usings|Comments Off on Seed Saving: Variegated Miners Lettuce