Meatless Monday Featured Vegetable: Asian Greens

Photo courtesy of High Mowing Organic Seeds
This Meatless Monday, we feature Asian Greens, with delicious recipes for Bok Choy Stir-fry with Roasted Peanuts and Chinese Cabbage Slaw from Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. Background “Asian Greens” is a general term for several leafy vegetables that originated in eastern Asia, including bok choy (also called pac choi), tatsoi, and Napa (or “Chinese”) […]
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Vermont Country Store Fights Hunger with $20,000 and a Challenge

The Vermont Country Store has committed $10,000 to the Vermont Foodbank to support the Co-op Buying Program that will help local food shelves get through the bleak winter months. The Vermont Foodbank has identified 10 food shelves in southern Vermont to participate, which are experiencing exploding demand and a shortage of resources at the same […]
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The Bountiful Year: a Guide to Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables

We found this great fruit and vegetable infographic on Visual News.  Grocery shopping with the seasons can ensure fresher meals, but also less expensive grocery bills.  This month, the in-season vegetables are bok choy, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, watercress, kale, parsnip and turnips.  The fruits available – from lands warmer than Vermont – include avocado, grapefruit, […]
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