Zia Parker and Willow Way Permaculture are gearing up for their first delivery of their Herbal CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). CSA’s support local “good for you, good for the Earth” food by having you sign up for your share, pay up front & receive herbal products each season. The first drop-off date is on July [...]
Just thought I would mention that a few days ago I was inspecting my vegetable garden at the nursery and, for the first time, found squash bugs on some of my squash plants, as well as squash bug eggs on the backs of the leaves. The adult insects are pretty easy to hand-pick (and [...]
Welcome to the Boulder Culinary Gardeners website. We are an informal network of gardeners interested in sharing experiences, learning and teaching sustainable, environmentally friendly, responsible gardening practices adapted and suited to the Colorado environment. We welcome gardeners of all experience levels.
Although we incorporate many approaches to gardening, our mission is to garden without pesticides, herbicides or [...]
For canning peaches, this is what I used last year with our Palisade peaches and it worked really well:
Choose ripe peaches, the skins come off better than unripe (impossible) or over-ripe (smushy, not as pretty).
Use wide-mouth quart jars.
20lb of peaches should make about 10 jars.
Use about 2.5 cups of water per jar. Mix in [...]
2 quarts cubed zucchini (1/4 “)
1 yellow Onion (med.)
3 cloves Garlic cut in half
1 Cup coarsely chopped Cilantro
1/4 Cup Virgin Olive Oil
2 Teaspoons ground Oregano
3 Teaspoons ground Cumin
Fresh ground white Pepper
Salt to taste
1 quart plus one Cup of Water
Use a wide heavy sauté pan or deep skillet. Three inches by twelve inches works well.
Fresh organic vegetables; cooperative farm-centered community; and sustainability of local agriculture are the basic principles behind
Stonebridge Farm, a 10-acre community-supported agricultural (CSA) farm located two miles east of Lyons, Colorado, on Hwy 66.
Established in 1992 as the first CSA in Boulder County, Stonebridge offers seasonal memberships of organic produce, herbs, and flowers [...]
Father Earth Organic Farm is a small family farm in east Boulder County, Colorado that provides quality, locally grown, organic vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs. We sell our produce to individuals and families through our CSA program, our farm stand, the Lafayette Farmers Market and the Louisville Farmers Market.
We have a volunteer program that allows [...]
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups brown sugar or one cup white sugar and one cup brown
1 1/2 cups grapeseed or half mixed with canola and the other half with a nut oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
3 extra large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons [...]
1 medium butternut squash
water to cover
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup cream or half-and-half
Peel and cut squash into cubes. Peel and dice onion. Core and chop apples (do not peel). Cover with water and cook until veggies are soft. Blend all. Pour back into the pot, check for salt and pepper. Add cream.
2 c veg. broth (or other liquid)
1/2 c quinoa, rinsed very very well and drained
1/2 c long grain rice (white is best for this formula, if you want to
use brown, precook it some since the cooking times will vary from white)
1 tbsp canola oil (can use more or less as needed)
2 carrots shredded
2 large [...]