Radishes are members of the Brassicaceae (aka, the Mustard or Cabbage) Family with an impressive roster of essential nutrients, including Vitamins C, K, and B6 as well as iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and riboflavin. Their notably low levels of carbohydrates make them a worthy substitute for potatoes, which brings us to this month’s featured recipe:   OVEN-ROASTED...

Fresh asparagus – a true mark of spring. We are delighted to see these verdant shoots, grown by Roger Lane Farm in Turkey, NC, arrive in our warehouse along with the sunnier weather and (occasional) warmer temps. Asparagus’ moment in the spotlight is brief, and so, eager to make the most of their in-season window, we didn’t...

Farmer Foodshare's staff and board have been BUSY this month!  We've been spending a lot of time out and about in our communities - communities of place AND practice. We were lucky enough to be invited to Farm Aid in Raleigh, where we connected with lots of folks from our region, talking to them about our mission, and...

As you know, one of the ways we support farmers is by connecting them with customers who buy their products through our Food Hub - which also helps us build capital for our food insecurity work - a win-win!  We literally couldn't do any of the work we do without these important buying partners.  We've...

Swiss chard is included in the same family of vegetables as beets and spinach, but commonly grouped with mustard greens, kale, and collards. Swiss Chard has broad leaves and a husky, crisp stalk. The stalk ranges from white to hot pink or red, often called “Rainbow Chard”, with the leaves darkening towards the tops of the...