Sustain in Place: A Series of At-Home Tastings

“The garden is an unending source of the miraculous, a joy that transforms our cooking and increases our pleasure at least a thousandfold.”

–Deborah Madison, from Vegetable Literacy

HGP’s first event of Sustain in Place: A series of at-home tastings, begins with a keynote video presentation from Deborah Madison. A pioneer in the farm to table movement, Deborah will share some secrets to the art of bringing out the best in farm-fresh produce, by leading us through making some of her favorite salad dressings.

Guests will also have the chance to come to the Farm to harvest your own salad greens, vegetables and herbs along with an accompanying gift bag featuring a bottle of wine and fresh, delicious, gourmet pasta from La Posta restaurant, in a reusable tote bag.

Kalefest Recipes

Got Kale? Here are some fantastic Kale recipes from the 2013 Kalefest Recipe Contest and Cooking Demos–check back; there are more coming! Nibby Bartle’s Award-Winning Sweet Kale Chips Ingredients:1 bunch kale3/4 cup  nuts (walnuts or almonds are good) 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon Directions:Tear Kale into bite size pieces. Mix in food processor everything but kale, then mix this …

Michael Pollan Visits Homeless Garden Project

On October 25, Michael Pollan visited the Homeless Garden Project.  His visit inspired HGP trainees and staff to prepare a tour of our farm and programs that tells how our programs work, how the farm operates, and how it all comes together to help people find the tools they need to build a home in the world.   Michael Pollan is an author, …