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...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are so excited to support Feed the Pack through our Wholesale Market program, and provide their food pantry with delicious NC grown produce! Established in 2012, Feed the Pack Food Pantry is a student-led service on NC State's campus that is open to all staff, faculty, and students experiencing food insecurity. Our mission is to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] February is of course, Black History Month; and there are so many ways to honor and reflect on the contributions of African Americans to American agriculture. However, one of the greatest accomplishments in the legacy of Black Farmers and food growers, is healing our relationship with the land and the practice of stewardship. This healing...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the days get steadily longer and warmer, we're not so patiently waiting to fill our warehouse with spring and summer produce. And along with the berries, greens, melons and tomatoes we are super fortunate to offer specialty produce like the baby ginger and turmeric produced by grower Meredith Leight at Granite Springs Farm in...

La espinaca es una de las verduras más nutritivas. Consiste en hojas verdes, gruesas y suaves de tamaños y formas varios y tallos verdes. Ambas partes son comestibles. Las hojas crecen en racimos, de los que brotan flores. ¿CÓMO SE LA EMBODEGA? Embodegue la espinaca en una bolsa en el cajón de verduras del refrigerador (32º a...

A veces se llama el espárrago “el rey de la verdura” a causa de la corona de la planta (la parte que crece bajo la tierra de la que brota la parte comestible). El espárrago típicamente mide entre 6 y 12 pulgadas. Es un cultivo perenne (no hay que plantearlo cada año) y cada planta...