Our latest Farmer's Market trip provided a bounty of one of our favorite vegetables - romanesco. A relative of broccoli and cauliflower - and bosting a flavor profile that is a mix of the two - this alien looking piece of produce originates from Italy + is believed to be a product of selective breeding by 16th century Italian farmers.Read More
Sqaush blossoms, or flor de calabaza, are the flowering portion of a wide range of squashes and gourds know as Calabaza. Adding a vibrancy and subtle squash flavor to any dish, our favorite ways to prepare them at The FareTrade are stuffed with home-made ricotta (Check out this easy recipe from The Kitchn) or in a quesadilla with cotija cheese, epazote + Willy B's Hot Sauce.Read More
Today marks the first day of Spring! Time to say goodbye to the Polar Vortex, beets, broccoli & brussels sprouts and start dreaming of all the great new produce that will be hitting the market in the coming weeks.Read More
This Weeks Farmer Market Find: Turkey Eggs and Blue Eggs.
These Blue Eggs come from the Araucana Chicken - better known as the South American Rumpless, which originate from Chile. We might re-dub this the "Colonel Sanders Chicken".Read More