Three Cabbage Cousins Slaw with Pecans, Dates, and Vegan Tahini Dressing

Napa Cabbage, Kina Savoy, and Bok Choy are all in the Cabbage family — they are like cabbage cousins. This recipe can be made with other Cabbage family greens, such as Kale, or Tatsoi. Cabbage family crops are known for being health-promoting. If you’re new to Cabbage family crops in your diet, you may be pleasantly surprised by their light sweetness and craveworthiness. A mixture … Continue reading Three Cabbage Cousins Slaw with Pecans, Dates, and Vegan Tahini Dressing

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Spicy Kale & White Turnips

Many thanks to Chef Instructors Ron Westrom and Jason Osborne and the students of the Charlotte Technical College Culinary Arts Program for creating and preparing this recipe! Yield: 2 Quart Ingredients: 4 TBSP                        Olive Oil ½ TBSP                       Ginger, Fresh, Minced ½ TBSP                       Garlic, Fresh Minced 1 ea                             Jalapeno, Fresh, Minced ½ Cup                         Onions, Fresh Minced 1 Cup                          White Turnip, with leafs, Small dice … Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Spicy Kale & White Turnips

Give the gift of Sunday Brunch at Worden Farm

When it comes to gifts, sharing an awesome experience offers a nice alternative to just exchanging things. This holiday season, give a Sunday Brunch at Worden Farm, and you will be a gifting hero. Worden Farm’s Sunday Brunches feature the best of the seasonal organic harvest over multiple courses, including a signature cocktail, table garnishes, salad, entree, coffee and dessert. Menus are created and presented by the … Continue reading Give the gift of Sunday Brunch at Worden Farm

“What Do I Do With All These Veggies?” Workshop: Sign up now!

We all want to eat more vegetables, but it seems easier to rip open a bag of chips than to make kale chips — unless you’ve taken the “What Do I Do With All These Veggies?” Workshop at Worden Farm. Saturday, December 16, 2017. 2:00 – 4:00 PM This workshop is perfect for Worden Farm members or farmers market customers who want fresh ideas for … Continue reading “What Do I Do With All These Veggies?” Workshop: Sign up now!

Stir Fry Eggplant & Summer Squash Lettuce Wraps

This quick recipe is hearty without being heavy. The flavors strike a satisfying balance of sweet and savory. The textures contrast nicely between the delicate lettuce leaves and the substantial chew of the squash, eggplant, and other fillings. It’s a perfect dish for casual weekend parties, or for an easy but interesting weeknight dinner. Ingredients: 4-6 ea             Lettuce Leaves (Any variety) 1 oz                 Sesame … Continue reading Stir Fry Eggplant & Summer Squash Lettuce Wraps

NEW: The Market at Lakewood Ranch

We invite you to join us at The Market at Lakewood Ranch. The community support for our organic veggie box program at Lakewood Ranch is so strong that Worden Farm and Lakewood Ranch together have created a special market during the box pick-up time. Each week will feature culinary demonstrations, free wellness activities, live music and fun programs for kids. Products available from local vendors … Continue reading NEW: The Market at Lakewood Ranch

Worden Farm Field Notes: November 28, 2017

Next Wednesday, December 6, we will launch our harvest share distributions for the season. The fields are looking good and the crops are tasting amazing. Hurricane Irma produced flooding rains and damaging winds a few months ago. We did what we always do in the face of challenging weather — kept on planting. Our community of supportive farm members are held in our hearts and … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: November 28, 2017