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Freezing Asparagus for the Winter!

May 09, 2019
You can pickle or can asparagus for the winter, but I am much much too lazy for such things.  I'll freeze asparagus as it takes next to no effort. It's...

Sue's Fiddlehead or Asparagus Pasta

May 09, 2019
You have to love our customers.  They love food and cooking as much as I do, and they SHARE their recipes!! Here is Sue's fiddlehead pasta Sue’s Fiddlehead Pasta 2...

Asparagus Chevre Toast...an easy party pleaser

May 09, 2019
Grill your local asparagus as per my "Asparagus on the BBQ" recipe. Take one sliced ciabatta loaf from our bakery. Brush one side of the ciabatta with grape seed oil. ...
Jul 15, 2019

Summer Food Box July 16/17

Full Produce will Receive a Minimum of 7 of the Following 9 Items: Garlic Scapes - Scapes are grown at Hearts & Roots. Store in a sealed bag in the...
Jul 08, 2019

Summer Food Box July 9/10

Full Produce Shares will Receive a Minimum of 7 of the Following 9 Items:    Romaine - Romaine lettuce is grown at Blue Lagoon Organics in St. Francois Xavier. Rinse,...
Jun 29, 2019

Summer Food Box July 2/3

Full Produce Shares will Receive a Minimum of 7 of the Following 9 Items: Radish Bunch - Radishes are from Jonathan's Farm in St. Andrews, MB. The leaves can be eaten...
Nov 24, 2018

Fall Foodbox November 27

Vitamins and Do we Need Them Many of us take vitamins, we may not know why, but to "boost our health" or "keep us healthy", however supplements don't offer us...
Nov 18, 2018

Fall Foodbox November 20

Healthy Comfort Foods It's now the season for making all the best warm comfort foods like pasta, chili, soup, casseroles and so many others! Not to mention muffins and baked...
Nov 12, 2018

Fall Foodbox November 13

Benefits of Meal Planning Although it does take some time each week, I find planning and prepping meals reduces food waste, ensures that I will eat more healthful and prevents...
Nov 05, 2018

Fall Foodbox November 6

Unique Ways to Use Squash As I'm sure you've noticed by now, winter squash are a common item in the fall program, and there are a ton of different varieties!...
Oct 29, 2018

Fall Foodbox October 30

Using up Produce & Reducing Food Waste If you're like me, it's a struggle to use up everything I buy, or maybe you're having trouble finishing every item in your...
Oct 22, 2018

Fall Foodbox October 23

Spray Free vs. Organic Farming Our foodbox program and most of the produce we get at Crampton's Market is either spray free or organic. Why? Because the produce is grown...
Oct 15, 2018

Fall Foodbox October 16

Long Term Tomato Storage There will be lots of tomatoes throughout the fall program, and they can all be saved for future meals. Freezing tomatoes preserves them for long periods...
Oct 07, 2018

Fall Foodbox October 9

Baked Veggie Chips If you're like me, chips are a common evening snack, which as we know is not the healthiest as they contain high amounts of fat from all...
Oct 01, 2018

Summer Foodbox October 2/3

Plant Based Proteins Most of us could benefit from adding more plant based proteins in our diet, it can be difficult branching out but there are many options that make...
Sep 24, 2018

Summer Foodbox September 25/26

My Favourite Food Bloggers It's 2018 so all over the internet are recipes from a huge variety of websites and blogs, ranging from vegan, to paleo, to ketogenic eating styles....
Sep 17, 2018

Summer Foodbox August 18/19

Save your Seeds for Spring Nows the time to save some seeds from the garden produce to plant next year. Some examples include squash seeds, tomato seeds, pepper seeds and...
Sep 10, 2018

Summer Foodbox September 11/12

Fruits & Vegetables...the home of Antioxidants We all know that eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables is good for us. There are many reasons, one of them being...
Sep 02, 2018

Summer Foodbox September 4/5

Your Intro to Winter Squash For the next 5 weeks, you will be getting a variety of different squash in your box! I used to be clueless but with just...
Aug 27, 2018

Summer Foodbox August 28/29

Composting Basics If you don't know much about composting or never have, you may not know the important benefits of starting a compost bin. At Crampton's Market, we compost all...
Aug 20, 2018

Summer Foodbox August 21/22

Reducing Food Waste... If you're anything like me, food rots in the fridge every week and then gets thrown out. It's a continuous cycle. An overcrowded fridge can easily make...
Aug 13, 2018

Summer Foodbox August 14/15

Drying Herbs If you're like me, you've got some herb plants going wild and taking over their pots. Or, you're receiving too many herbs to use all at once. Either...
Aug 06, 2018

Summer Foodbox August 7/8

Cooking with Veggies for Picky Eaters Do you have little ones or family members that won't eat the meals you make? It can be difficult for families to all eat...
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