Support your local grocery stores. The New York Times published an article Nov 5th, highlighting the lack of accessibility to grocery stores in many of the same places that contribute to food production for the U.S.. (Click the image below to be brought to the full article.) In our community, every purchase you make, large AND small, is a contribution that allows us to stay open and continue offering locally sourced products.
As fall sets in for the season, hens start to prepare their bodies for the winter. Much of their energy starts to be used for the production of stronger feathers to keep them warm. Another reason for the slow down in a hens egg production is a reduction in the amount of daylight hours. Hens need at least 12-14 hours of daylight to lay at their full potential.
Our great egg producers are keeping us as stocked as they can!
Weekly Pomme de Terre Community Cookbook Recipe! On such a hot day, today’s recipe does not involve the use of the stove or oven only crisp veggies!
– Cabbage Salad –
2 c. cabbage, thinly sliced
2 c. carrots, shredded
1/2 c. crushed, roasted peanuts
1/4 c. peanut oil (or salad oil)
1 hot green chili, chopped
1/2 c. cilantro
1/2 tsp. sugar
lemon juice and salt to taste.
Mix everything except salt and lemon- add them only when ready to eat.