Category Archives: Recipes

Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 25, 2012

Disclaimer:  When you get a tomato from Echo Bend, you get a tomato. Ripe, luscious, thin-skinned, full-to-bursting — the epitome of fragile-must-be-eaten-soon deliciousness. A tomato. NOT a tomato bred to remain firm and unblemished even when stacked in boxes. A … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 18, 2012

Much like your green lawns and gardens, the high heat and drought have taken their toll on the salad greens.  This is the time of summer, however, to begin to really embrace different forms of salads besides leafy green.  Lettuce … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 11, 2012, and SURPRISE! Work Bee

So many new goodies in your baskets this week! Yippee!  High summer is descending, bringing with it lush bounty like zucchini and green beans. (We do say farewell to more greens this week, though.) And, psssstttt!  Hey! This is happening… … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 4, 2012

Happy (Sweaty) 4th of July,  Benders! I’m grateful to have my farm boy home today to help me with the harvest. We got an early start and finished up by lunch time.  I don’t think I’ve ever actually had sweat … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 27, 2012

What a lucky farm girl I am!  This week, both of my sisters and my lovely niece helped with the harvest! What fun to get to direct my OLDER sisters about and make them work up a sweat! 😉 Here! … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 20, 2012

Last week brought us freezing overnight temps, this week we are roasting like a broiler chicken on a spit! Everything is growing like it’s July, though. Big tomatoes are setting on the maters and peppers are sizing up. In mid-June! … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 13, 2012

Freeze warnings last night!? Mid-June!? Really?  Hello climate change. Thank you, thank you, thank you USDA and NRCS for my hoop house, which kept our maters, peppers, cukes, and melons warm and toasty safe last night. This week we have … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest, September 28, 2011

Greetings, Benders! Happenings Around the Bend: This week brought us a nice little bit of press with a “Local Foodie” feature in the October issue of Traverse Magazine. Elizabeth Edwards graced us with a nice little write-up of the farm … Continue reading

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Echo Bend in Traverse Magazine!

Hey!  Check it out!  We made the “Local Foodie” section in the October 2011 issue of Traverse Magazine! Yeah for Echo Bend!! 🙂 p.s. For a good fall seasonal recipe, we also do a Cinnamon Orchard dried apple blend.

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest, Sept 21, 2011

The garden is fading, Dear Benders. I don’t hear or feel anything growing when I sit in the fall sunshine in the garden path. There is a stillness, and the harvest is now coming in mere spatterings of things, here … Continue reading

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