From the Farm: Apples and Ramps

Apples: not just for pigs

Apples: not just for pigs

Clean ramps

Clean ramps

Drying ramps

Drying ramps

I've been a bit remiss in posting the articles from the Record Eagle Column. But here are the latest two. The first on storage apples and how the fact that they are the bright spot in the food gap between winter storage crops and the spring plantings. The second on Ramps, wild leeks, the first thing to grow and remind us all that no matter the temperature or precipitation, things will grow again. 

Apples: Roasted and Poached

http://www.record-eagle.com/features/x2117348620/FROM-THE-FARM-Stretching-fall-bounty-through-springs-slow-start

Ramps: Cream and Smoke Accentuate the Flavor

http://www.record-eagle.com/features/x2117379357/Foraging-ramps-up-in-early-spring