Wednesday, December 03, 2008

No Bananas But Loads of Leafy Greens and Other Veggies from Worden Farm

Aren't these vegetables gorgeous? They're even more delicious knowing they are organic and my first farm share pick up of the year. Worden Farm in Punta Gorda is an organic farm that offered the share opportunity for 2008/2009. For several weeks, each week, I'll receive a fresh box of seasonal veggies (I have to go pick it up at one of the pick up locations in Port Charlotte). This week's share included bok choy (I have no idea what to do with this), green beans, cilantro (I LOVE cilantro), tomatoes, zucchini, lettuce, and Swiss chard. Yum!

The farm share is sold out for the year but organic vegetables can be purchased at the Fishermen's Village Greenmarket on Wednesdays between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and the Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market on Saturdays between 7 a.m and 1 p.m.

I had a veggie feast for dinner tonight, much needed after the two days of junk I've been eating this week. Unfortunately, I'm heading out of town Friday and won't be able to enjoy much of this week's harvest so I'll share with the office tomorrow.

2 comments:

Julie Pecenco said...

Bok choy is commonly used in Chinese mixed veggies, and is great in Asian stir-fries. Interestingly, a friend of ours serves baby bok choy with salsa for her Day of the Dead dinner.

I'm jealous of all your fresh local veggies. They look awesome.

JA Huber said...

Think I'll make some stir-fry with the bok choy, I know I must have eaten it before. And very interesting about it served for a Day of the Dead dinner. Can't wait to see what's in this week's share.