Tag Archive for: community garden

Salsify Can Satisfy

October 27, 2021 This fall I made the best batch of cooked greens! The secret ingredient? Salsify. Wow! Chefs (mostly from Britain) warn that the peeled root turns brown “at an alarming rate”. They advise to drop the peeled root quickly into water with lemon. I followed their instruction, then chopped the root to add […]

The Handy Dande

May 19, 2021 Dandelion – Taraxacum officinale – origin from Greek words meaning ‘disorder remedy’ – Asteraceae family. How did we ever come to hate dandelions? Well, who knows. In any case, Europeans thought them valuable enough to tote them to the New World in the 1600’s. In ancient times, the plant was valued as […]

FECO’s 10th Annual Cider Fest – en vivo! A COVID-unfriendly event

October 8, 2020 Friends! This year’s Fest will be the best ever. Bring your raincoat, join us Saturday  from 2-4pm, and enjoy the lineup: Saturday, Oct. 10, 2-4pm 6th Ave NE, just south of NE 63rd St rain or shine freewayestatescommunityorchard@gmail.com check calendar for details Three fabulous young musicians The best assortment of homemade pie […]