Winter Season Week 18 – April 11 & 12

April 10, 2012

Earth Day is next week – hope all of you are planning to do something to celebrate. In fact – mark your calendar for the Truckee Tahoe Earth Day, Saturday, April 21 at Squaw Valley. I’ll be there tabling for Mountain Bounty – I’d love to meet all of our members and finally put some faces to the names I’ve gotten to know. You’ll also want to check out the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (an event I started and was the director of in Nevada City for 8 years!) The festival will kick off the TT Earth Day festivities at Squaw next Thursday & Friday nights.

Summer Signups are Hot!
Our signups for the 2012 summer season are coming in strong – thank you to all of you who have signed up already. If you haven’t yet, be sure to signup soon to get your first choice of pickup sites. Many of our sites have limits.

Riverdog’s 2012 Winter Week 18 Newsletter - as a reminder it won’t be in the box, only here.

This Week’s Veggies
1.5 lbs Murcotts
1.5 lbs leeks
.75 lbs asparagus
.5 lb spinach
1 bu carrots
1 bu green garlic
1 bulb fennel
2-3 hds lettuce OR 3-4 heads of Baby Bok Choy

Recipes
Spring Veggie & Goat Cheese Dip – I made it this past weekend – super yum. I added spring onions – you could try the green garlic in it, too.

Caramelized Pancetta & Fennel Salad – I love Giada on Food Network. She loves cooking with fennel in her Italian recipes. Try this one!

Asparagus with Green Garlic

Avocado Salad with Carrot-Ginger Dressing

Sweet & Sour Tangerine Chicken Stir Fry

Tangerine Sherbet

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