April 2013

1. To do: If you are local in DC, attend at least one of the Do Good Summit events hosted by Think Local First. You will be inspired by the speakers, love the good energy and learn so much about creating a successful and sustainable business. 2. To Make: Stir Fry of Green Beans, Bok […]

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Microgreens seem to be “the thing” these days. We have noticed them in grocery stores, at farmers markets and on the menu at many restaurants – “topped with microgreens”. But, don’t confuse them with sprouts. Sprouts are seeds germinated in water just long enough to grow roots and underdeveloped leaves. Microgreens are tiny, baby, leaf […]

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Winter and spring are the best time for radishes. At our local farmer’s market, there were lots of varieties for sale this week. Beyond slicing and eating raw (wonderful on baguette with good butter and salt), we like to make quick pickles with them. This recipe for Kale Salad with Quick-Pickled Radish from Tree and […]

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In Season: Mangoes

April 2, 2013

This week at our local Whole Foods, mangoes are on sale – 10 for $10. No, they are not grown locally nor are they domestic, but they do have a harvest season – which is why they are in such abundance now. Perfectly ripe and ready to eat, they are a refreshing change from cold-weather […]

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