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A New Season Begins

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A New Season Begins

Greetings McCauley Farm Community, My name is Deidre Saddoris and I’d like to take a moment to share my wonder and gratitude at joining the caretakers of this amazing little piece of earth. As the new Office Manager, I invite you to join me as we honor the talented woman who has fearlessly reigned at the helm for the past year.  Many of you have had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Lara Barber through the CSA, Farm Dinners, or Family Day and understand that these cowgirl boots will be impossible to fill. In my short time here, I’ve come to...

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French Haricot Vert (Green Beans)

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French Haricot Vert (Green Beans)

FRENCH HARICOT VERT RECIPE By Marcus McCauley originally created for the first Blind Cafe Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 pound green beans ¼ cup toasted Almond slivers 1 small Lemon, juiced 1.5 Tb of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Two sprigs of tarragon, leaves only, finely chopped 3.5 oz. crumbled Valbreso Cheese, or other light feta (optional) Salt & pepper Method: 1) Prepare an ice bath for the green beans. Boil 4 quarts of water salted to ‘slightly less salty than the sea.’ Blanch the green beans in the boiling water for 4-7 minutes, depending on...

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Uses for Licorice Mint (aka Anise Hyssop)

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Uses for Licorice Mint (aka Anise Hyssop)

Included in our weekly CSA offerings we have been giving away beautiful flower bouquets as a special thank you for the support of the farm. We are so honored and excited to share our harvest with our growing community.In these wonderful flower arrangements we have included a beautiful flowering herb called ‘anise hyssop’ which is a delightful licorice mint. In order to prevent out CSA Members from throwing the herb out with the rest of the flowers we are spreading the word about the uses of this magical and medicinal...

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