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Posted 9/5/2014 4:48pm by David Paulk.
Dear Market Customers!
 
Summer appears to be not ready to let go just yet, which is just as well, since we have plenty of summer bounty for you. We look forward to seeing you at the market.
 
What we'll have this Saturday:
 
Lettuce, Romaine, Summer Crisp, Green Leaf & Red Lead (Back!)Four delicious options to suit your salad needs. We have lots!
- Cucumbers (Back!) Sweet and crunchy for your last summer salads.
- Saute Mix: A flavorful mix of baby kales and asian mustards ("brassicas") that are as delicious sauteed in a olive oil, with onions/garlic  (limited).
- Japanese Ice Box Watermelon: Personal-sized sweet, crisp, red watermelon. 
- Summer Squash: Zephyr and Patty Pan squash are sweet/nutty alternative to zucchini and crooked neck squash.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have plenty of what you crave. 
- Green Beans:  there's nothing else like freshly harvested snap green beans, with or without the bacon. We have plenty this week!
- Spaghetti Squash: the tasty, squash that can be used as pasta with your fresh tomato sauce, and makes a wonderful squash casseroles. See our Website for recipes.
Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too (limited).
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet orange peppers that are great raw or cooked.
- Jimmy Nardello Sweet Italian Frying Peppers: Jimmy Nardello brought these beautiful, sweet red peppers to the U.S. from Italy. They get sweeter as you cook them!  Delicious on Italian sandwiches, pizza, or vegetable saute.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 1st's: We have great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
Red Slicing, Romas and Mixed Tomatoes, 2nd's: For canning and freezing whole or cooking down into sauce. Just ask Jen...It's easy. 25 lb box for $20! See our Website for canning/freezing recipes.
 Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they're "ugly", but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Golden Tomatoes: Sweet flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Sweet and tangy golden orange treats. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Fish Peppers: The fruity, hot pepper with a regional history. Brought to Baltimore by slaves, and used by regional chefs to make hot sauce for fish and shellfish. It's about cayenne hot.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week: Delicious Summer Crisp Lettuce!

 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/29/2014 6:46pm by David Paulk.
Dear Market Customers!
 
Well, we've had some hot days this week, but the nights have been cool. It's that time of year when the summer crops are converging on the start of the fall crops, which is why we're able to have tomatoes and watermelon at the same time that we now have a delicious saute mix of baby brassica greens (see below!).
 
What we'll have this Saturday:
 
- Baby Saute Mix (New!): A flavorful mix of baby kales and asian mustards ("brassicas") that are as delicious raw in a salad as they are sauteed. 
- Japanese Ice Box Watermelon (Back!): Personal-sized sweet, crisp, red watermelon. 
- Summer Squash (Back!): Zephyr and Patty Pan squash are back, but in limited supply, as this is the first crop off of a new planting.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have plenty of what you crave. 
- Green Beans:  there's nothing else like freshly harvested snap green beans, with or without the bacon; (limited)
- Spaghetti Squash: the tasty, squash that can be used as pasta with your fresh tomato sauce, and makes a wonderful squash casseroles. See our Website for recipes.
Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet orange peppers that are great raw or cooked.
- Jimmy Nardello Sweet Italian Frying Peppers: Jimmy Nardello brought these beautiful, sweet red peppers to the U.S. from Italy. They get sweeter as you cook them!  Delicious on Italian sandwiches, pizza, or vegetable saute.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 1st's: We have great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 2nd's: For canning and freezing whole or cooking down into sauce. Just ask Jen...It's easy. 25 lb box for $20! See our Website for canning/freezing recipes.
 Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they're "ugly", but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Golden Tomatoes: Sweet flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Sweet and tangy golden orange treats. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Fish Peppers: The fruity, hot pepper with a regional history. Brought to Baltimore by slaves, and used by regional chefs to make hot sauce for fish and shellfish. It's about cayenne hot.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Taste of Fall

Baby braising mix

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/22/2014 3:34pm by David Paulk.
Dear Market Customers!
 
Should be a nice, cool (70's) day tomorrow, with only a slight chance of rain, but that won't keep us from bringing you fresh, organic vegetables.  We'll be at the market rain or shine and hope to see you there too!
 
What we'll have this Saturday:
 
- Green Beans (Back!):  there's nothing else like freshly harvested snap green beans, with or without the bacon!
- Spaghetti Squash: the tasty, squash that can be used as pasta with your fresh tomato sauce, and makes a wonderful squash casseroles. See our Website for recipes.
Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet, great raw or cooked.
- Jimmy Nardello Sweet Italian Frying Peppers: Jimmy Nardello brought these beautiful, sweet red peppers to the U.S. from Italy. They get sweeter as you cook them!  Delicious on Italian sandwiches, pizza, or vegetable saute.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 2nd's: For canning and freezing whole or cooking down into sauce. Just ask Jen...It's easy. 25 lb box for $20! See our Website for canning/freezing recipes.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 1st's: We have LOTS of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
 Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they're "ugly", but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Golden Tomatoes: Sweet flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have plenty of what you crave. 
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Fish Peppers: The fruity, hot pepper with a regional history. Brought to Baltimore by slaves, and used by regional chefs to make hot sauce for fish and shellfish. It's about cayenne hot.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Jimmy Nardello Sweet Italian Frying Peppers!


 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/15/2014 6:19pm by David Paulk.
Dear Market Customers!
 
We hope you are enjoying this beautiful weather, cookouts with family and friends, and the bounty of summer, of which we have plenty, especially tomatoes and arugula!  So swing by the market while you are out running errands! 
 
What we'll have this Saturday:
 
- Spaghetti Squash (New!): the tasty, squash that can be used as pasta with your fresh tomato sauce, and makes a wonderful squash casseroles. See our Website for recipes.
- Fish Peppers (New!): The fruity, hot pepper with a regional history. Brought to Baltimore by slaves, and used by regional chefs to make hot sauce for fish and shellfish. It's about cayenne hot.
- Jimmy Nardello Sweet Italian Frying Peppers: Jimmy Nardello brought these beautiful, sweet red peppers to the U.S. from Italy. They get sweeter as you cook them!  Delicious on Italian sandwiches, pizza, or vegetable saute.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 2nd's: For canning and freezing whole or cooking down into sauce. Just ask Jen...It's easy. 25 lb box for $20! See our Website for canning/freezing recipes.
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 1st's: We have LOTS of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
 Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they're "ugly", but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Gold Tomatoes: Sweet flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet, great raw or cooked.
- Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have plenty of what you crave. 
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Cucumbers:  Sweet, mild and delicious. Limited quantity. (limited)
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Arugula Harvest

Did you know that the Romans called the plant eruca, and thought of it as a little bit of an aphrodisiac? Well, you knew it was spicy!

 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/9/2014 10:03pm by David Paulk.
Thank you for your responses. We are now sold out of the canning/freezing tomatoes.  We will have more for sale at our stand at the next Saturday BAE Farmer's Market.
 
Sincerely,
 
Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/9/2014 3:41pm by David Paulk.
CANNING/FREEZING TOMATOES $20 per, 25 lb box. 
For everyone that may have missed the market today, we have a large supply of our organic tomatoes for canning, freezing or cooking down into sauce that are available for on farm pick-up tomorrow, Sunday. 
 
See website for simple Freezing Recipes
 
 
Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/8/2014 6:00pm by David Paulk.
Hello Market Customers!
 
We have lots of tomatoes...red slicing, heirloom, green zebra, gold and cherry tomatoes!  Plus, tomato 2nds for all of you who like to either can, freeze or make tomato sauce (super easy)! It's such a treat to have vine-ripened tomato flavor in the dead of winter. Enjoy another wonderful summer day and taste of the season...at the market!
 
 
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 2nd's (NEW!): For canning and freezing whole or cooking down into sauce. Just ask Jen...It's easy. 25 lb box for $20!
Red Slicing Tomatoes, 1st's: We have lots of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
 
Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they are ugly, but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Gold Tomatoes: Nice flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet, great raw or cooked.
- Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have what you crave. We have plenty!
Basil (Genovese & Thai):  The aromatic herb that says "summer is here", and goes so well with tomatoes.
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Cucumbers:  Sweet, mild and delicious. Limited quantity.
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  

Farmer Jen & One of Many Tomatoes Harvested for You Today!

 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 8/1/2014 5:42pm by David Paulk.
Hello Market Customers!
 
Headline: Congress begins summer recess so they can go shopping at a local farmer's market!  
 
Come spot your local Congress member at the BAE market tomorrow. We'll be there rain or shine with delicious summer vegetables, especially tomatoes - in all shapes, sizes and flavors.
 
Red Slicing Tomatoes: We have lots of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they are ugly, but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Gold Tomatoes: Nice flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet, great raw or cooked.
- Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have what you crave. Limited supply this week.
Basil (Genovese & Thai):  The aromatic herb that says "summer is here", and goes so well with tomatoes.
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Tomato Central at Sassafras Creek Farm 

 

 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 7/25/2014 5:09pm by David Paulk.
Hello Customers!
 
Well, the tomato tidal wave has really hit! We have lots of slicing red, heirlooms, green zebras and cherry tomatoes for your summer dishes...yum! So come to the market and swim with us in a sea of tangy, sweet summer fruit (tomatoes). Plus, the weather should be perfect.
 
For this Saturday we'll be offering:     
 
- La Ratte Fingerling Potatoes (New!):  so delicious, waxy potatoes that chefs ask for by name.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have what you crave.
Basil (Genovese & Thai):  The aromatic herb that says "summer is here", and goes so well with tomatoes.
- Green Beans:  What better way to enjoy a summer meal than with fresh green beans. 
Cucumbers:  really great cukes; sweet and crunchy; perfect in all your summer salads and for making quick, refrigerator pickles.
- Red Slicing Tomatoes: We have lots of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are canning and making sauces.
- Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they are ugly, but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Oranos Sweet Peppers: sweet, crunchy, great raw and cooked.
- Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells. Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Lettuce, Summer Bibb, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
 
 
Go to our Web site for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Sassafras Creek Farm Makes the Cover of the

2014 Maryland Buy Local Cookbook

 

 


 Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

Posted 7/18/2014 4:14pm by David Paulk.
Hello Customers!
 
It's the start of Buy Local Challenge Week in Southern Maryland!  Take the pledge to eat one local vegetable, fruit, dairy or meat product each day this week at http://www.buy-local-challenge.com/testchallenge.asp. Our Saturday farmer's market is a great way to support your local farmers, economy, health, environment, and enjoy delicious, fresh food with your family and friends. Plus, the weather should be just wonderful.
 
For this Saturday we'll be offering:     
 
- Arugula (Back!):  For all you arugula lovers; we have what you crave.
- Heirloom Tomatoes (New!):  We now have in quantity four varieties of delicious heirloom tomatoes.
- Red Slicing Tomatoes: We have lots of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are canning and making sauces.
- Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
Basil (Genovese & Thai):  The aromatic herb that says "summer is here", and go so well with tomatoes.
- Icebox Watermelon:  Small, sweet personal-sized watermelon.
- Shallots:  Delicate onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect.  
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Oranos Sweet Peppers: sweet, crunchy, great raw and cooked.
- Green & Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells. Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.
- Green Beans:  What better way to enjoy a summer meal than with fresh green beans. 
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
Cucumbers:  really great cukes; sweet and crunchy; perfect in all your summer salads and for making quick, refrigerator pickles.
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
 
Go to our Web site for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Summer & Heirloom Tomatoes

 Summer & Heirloom Tomatoes


 Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

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