Archive for February, 2016

Cardo

Meet the Modern Farmers: Rick “Cardo” Orndoff

Cardo in his blackberry patch, summer 2015

Throughout this coming farmers market season we’ll get to know the modern farmers, ranchers & producers who work so hard to provide food to the North Texas community. This week we meet “Cardo”, owner of Cardo’s Sprout Farm.

It all took off for Cardo in the 70’s. He first began growing sprouts big time to stock the salad bars at Dallas area Steak...   | Read More

What’s Fresh February 27th

Vegetables are what’s fresh – Roots (beets, carrots, turnips, radish) Greens  (asian choys, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, kale, mustard greens, lettuces) Storgage crops (winter squash, onions, sweet potatoes) Microgreens (kale, herbs, radish, mustard) Broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts Hothouse tomatoes, tomatillos, cucumbers Sugar Snap Peas Pecans Oyster...   | Read More

Taste of the Market: A Resource for Cooking with Local & Seasonal Ingredients

Armed with an iron skillet inherited from her “GranMary” and a commitment to equipping her community with the skills to eat locally, Courtney Jacobs develops recipes that feature seasonal ingredients sourced from North Texas farmers. She embraces and enjoys the “challenge of eating seasonally”; she loves making dishes that help others achieve “something that not many people are accustomed to anymore”.

Courtney recently visited the Coppell Farmers Market to gather...   | Read More

What’s Fresh February 13th

Vegetables are what’s fresh – Roots (beets, carrots, turnips, radish) Greens  (asian choys, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, kale, mustard greens, lettuces) Storgage crops (winter squash, onions, sweet potatoes) Microgreens (kale, herbs, radish, mustard) Broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts Hothouse tomatoes, tomatillos, cucumbers Sugar Snap Peas Pecans Oyster...   | Read More

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