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These beautiful, showy radishes command attention on an appetizer plate or your salad. Read more...
Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 8:19am
The next time someone asks Fair Shares to come speak to a group about why to eat local, I'm just going to show this video. Read more...
Posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 2:00pm
It's chilly, you're lazy--I mean busy--and you want hot soup soon. Try this simple tomato soup recipe that comes together in a snap with a few ingredients you might already have on hand. Read more...
Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 1:41pm
Nothing says summer deliciousness like a Panzanella salad with big, luscious, ripe tomatoes! Try this recipe from Companion using their Garlic-Parmesan Dipping Oil, and enjoy the fresh bounty of summer. Read more...
Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 3:29pm
Belonging to a CSA provides a new learning experience for all of us. In most CSAs, members join with a single farm to share the risk of the growing season, being subject to the limitations of the farm's diversity, as well as to the possibility of crop failure or poor yields caused by heat or drought. The risk also tips in the other direction--sometimes there's an abundance of a single crop, such as collards or beets, and many a CSA member has lamented getting four-consecutive weeks of five heads of cabbage. This teaches us about the risks that farmers take, the difficulty involved in growing produce, the toll that weather takes on crops, and the importance of having a good stock of recipes and cooking creativity on hand! Read more...

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Tip: Roasting a Chicken...and Creating a Stock

To roast a chicken, pre-heat the oven to 400F. Rinse and pat the bird dry, then rub with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stuff a bunch of herbs inthe cavity (along with the neck and other parts that are in there--they add flavor and nutrients) and throw it in the oven for an hour to an hour and a...Read more

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As both a vendor and a member, I've found Fair Shares to be a wonderful organization to be a part of. It has opened my eyes to a whole range of farmers/producers in the region that I may never have had the opportunity to come in contact with if it weren't for my involvement with Fair Shares. And you folks all rock!

Josh Allen, Companion Bread, St. Louis MO
Companion Bakery