Radish Microgreens

bag of radish microgreens

Radish Microgreens Veggie Type: Microgreens Season: Can be grown any time of year Peak months: Great choice for the winter, when access to greens is limited Uses: Radish microgreens bring all the flavor and spice of radishes into a new format. They’re perfect for sprinkling on top of avocado toast, salad, or beans and rice. […]

Collard Greens

Collard greens

Collard Greens Veggie Type: Leafy Greens Season: Summer-Winter Peak months: October-December Uses: Collard greens have a strong, bitter flavor that pairs well with sweet vinegars (think balsamic or fruity), nuts (especially pecans or hazelnuts), and garlic. Wash the leaves thoroughly and remove the thick stems. You can do this with a sharp knife or by […]

Escarole

escarole

Escarole Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Year-round Peak months: September-October Uses: Escarole is a bitter green that can be eaten raw or cooked. Try mixing it with other greens in a salad/wrap or boiling it and then adding to a stir-fry. The more it’s boiled, the weaker the bitter taste will be. Escarole Inspiration More […]

Russian Kale

bunch of Russian kale

Russian Kale Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Usually can be found year-round Peak months: Peak harvesting months are September-November Uses: Russian kale is a sweeter variety of kale, and it gets even sweeter as its cooked. Try it in a salad or cooked with oil and garlic! If you want to zest it up a […]

Spinach

bag of spinach

Spinach Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Spring-Summer Peak months: June-ish, October-ish Uses: Spinach is a great base for a side salad, and it’s also really tasty when cooked. Try it in scrambled eggs/tofu scramble or in a tomato-chickpea curry. If your spinach is still attached to its thick stem, separate the stem from the leaf […]

Bok Choy

bundle of bok choy

Bok Choy Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Harvested in the late summer/fall  Peak months: August-November Uses: The flavor of bok choy is similar to spinach or swiss chard and it can be eaten raw or cooked in stir-fries or soups. When stir-frying, separate the stalks from the leaves and cook the stalks for a few […]

Dill

bunch of dill

Dill Veggie Type: Dill Season: Generally grown in greenhouses year-round Peak months: May-June Uses: Pluck off some dill leaves for a garnish or use the leaves for a more dill-intensive recipe. Pickle-making is probably the most common use of dill, but dill also is great for flavoring root vegetables. Try roasted root veggies (beets, potatoes, […]

Kale

kale

Kale Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Can usually be found year-round Peak months: September-November Uses: Kale is called a superfood for good reason! It’s a powerhouse of nutrients and is a very hearty, staple green. There are a lot of varieties of kale, but curly kale is the most common. Remove the thick stems and […]

Flat-Leaf Parsley

flat leaf parsley

Flat-leaf Parsley Veggie Type: Herb Season: Summer Peak months: June-October Uses: Flat-leaf parsley (a.k.a Italian parsley) can be substituted for curly parsley in soups, salads, and sauces, but it has a bit of a peppery taste so is especially great raw. Try using it as you might use Arugala or another salad green and chop […]

Leaf Lettuce

Leaf Lettuce Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Summer into fall Peak months: May-October Uses: Leaf lettuce is crisp and mild, and it works great in salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Green leaf lettuce is a bit more crunchy than red leaf lettuce and will take longer to wilt. Leaf Lettuce Inspiration More lettuce inspiration coming soon! Let us […]