Strawberry Meals Forever

Whenever the fruit arrives, I go a little nuts and have to eat it with every meal: from granola, yogurt and strawberries for breakfast to fruit, nuts and cheese on salad for lunch, to strawberries and cheese on crackers (served with prosecco, perhaps) for hors d'oeuvres, and do we even begin to talk about dessert?

One of my favorite weekend breakfasts (or weekday dinners) is a fried egg on a salad with strawberries, and a croissant. Don't forget the mimosa...

Tip: Tip for Sunchoke Soup

Here's a quick trick for sunchokes. They need no peeling, just a good washing and they will replace potatoes in any soup you like. Wash them well, slice or cube them and toss them in. They will thicken every dish they are added to and bring a great flavor beyond the standard potato.Read more


Fair Shares has created a new level of sales opportunities for area growers beyond restaurants and farmers markets. They have simplified for us the most difficult part of farming: marketing. Selling to Fair Shares has enabled us to sell larger quantities of produce with great ease. Not only is the ordering process simple but we can combine our deliveries with other farms in our area. Their commitment to supporting small local farms is unparalleled in the St Louis area, and we love them for it!

Berger Bluff Farm