Leek Veggie Type: Greens Season: Harvested in the late summer/fall and stored/sold through the winter Peak months: Harvested August-November Uses: Most recipes calling for leeks only require the light green part of the stalk. Both the root and the tough dark green leaves are inedible, but they bring a terrific oniony flavor to soup stock. […]

Garlic Scape

garlic scapes

Garlic Scape Veggie Type: Greens, Stems Season: Late Spring-Early Summer Peak months: June-July Uses: Garlic scapes are the stocks that grow from hardnecked garlic plants. Because they are harvested when fresh basil is abundant, Garlic Scape Pesto is a great thing to do with scapes. You can also use them in stir fry in place […]