Green City Market Chef BBQ 2009

We want to thank everyone who stopped by the Big Jones table at last week’s Green City Market Annual Chef BBQ. It was fun! Sarah and Carrie and everyone put together a wonderful event again this year. As you can see in our sign above, we were serving up Cherry-Barbequed Pork Belly and Golden Beet […]

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Strawberries, not rhubarb

Paul called me after going to the Green City Market this morning (Saturday.) He picked up some fresh strawberries, but there was no rhubarb to be found — it’s going out of season. So we may have to drop the delicious rhubarb crumble from the dessert menu, and put the strawberry shortcake on instead. Mind […]

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Strawberry Fields

You can imagine my delight at the sight of large spreads of strawberries everywhere at the Green City Market this morning. It did present a problem: I had to pick someone’s strawberries, and they almost all looked great. Strawberries, like apples and many other fruits, come in countless cultivars, some better for fresh eating, others […]

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On the Plate this Week

The cool weather this spring has really put a damper on the growing season so far, with a lot of farmers saying summer crops aren’t really getting established. We’ll hope for better tomato & melon weather, all the while enjoying the delicious lettuces and herbs that thrive in cool weather. We’re thrilled that our bibb […]

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