Produce of the Week: Strawberries

Produce of the Week: Strawberries

This week, the farm is all about strawberries. So stop and smell the strawberries, and enjoy U-pick for strawberries. Strawberries are the only plant to have seeds on the outside, and is typically 200 seeds for the average berry. They are a perennial plant, and the...
Veggie of the Week: Fennel

Veggie of the Week: Fennel

Fennel is known for its licorice like flavor. The white bulb and green fronds are the only edible part of the plants, not the hard stalks. It’s bulb is a great source of energy, potassium, vitamin C, and other dietary fibers. In the Indian subcontinent, after a meal...
Veggie of the Week: Beets!

Veggie of the Week: Beets!

You can’t beat the beets! Beets are a great root vegetable that is a great source of folate and Vitamin A and K. It is an excellent fit for the mediterranean diet and been shown to help in the process of detoxification. Did you know the green leaves of beets are...
Veggie of the Week: Kohlrabi

Veggie of the Week: Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family, and is commonly grown in Germany and Switzerland. Kohlrabi is derived from the German word for cabbage (kohl) and Turnip (rabi). The vegetable can be enjoyed raw, grilled, in a slaw, or a salad. The whole plant is edible,...
Veggie of the Week: Rhubarb

Veggie of the Week: Rhubarb

Veggie of the Week: Rhubarb  Find recipes in our Kitchen Director, Joel’s recipe guide here!  Rhubarb is officially in season! It is a native plant of China and traditionally used for medicinal purposes. One thing to note about rhubarb is the redder the stalk,...
Veggie of the Week: Bok Choy

Veggie of the Week: Bok Choy

Veggie of the Week: Bok Choy This week’s vegetable is Bok Choy. Bok choy is a popular vegetable in China and you may see it in Asian dishes. It’s sometimes called white cabbage or ‘soup spoon’ because of its shape. Although it’s popular in China, today we’re giving...
Veggie of the week: Green Garlic!

Veggie of the week: Green Garlic!

This season, we will be highlighting a veggie each week on Wednesdays! Tune into our Facebook, Instagram, or blog posts to find recipes, tips on using your produce, and fun facts. Our veggie of the week is green garlic. While it may not seem exciting it signals that...
ED Transition: Meet Kelly!

ED Transition: Meet Kelly!

Executive Director Leadership: Meet Kelly!  As you may know, our former executive director, Alaina Dobkowski, transitioned out of her role at the end of October 2018. Since then, the New City Neighbors staff and board have worked together to continue to run the...