The Local Food Keeps Rolling In!
Climate change and related environmental crises are certainly creating uncertainty in our world. I can't say I was surprised by the six inches of snow we received this afternoon and evening, but it was quite bracing after our recent 80 degree days! Our new norm is to expect the unexpected and erratic.
Community Supported Foods Members: click here for this week's menu.
And that makes our commitment to featuring local foods and supporting our local economy even more urgent. By utilizing locally-grown ingredients, we are reducing our carbon footprint, supporting farms who are growing beautiful organic foods and training the next generation of farmers, and keeping our dollars in our local communities.
I'm thrilled to provide you with a list of locally-grown and produced foods (Western MA., Eastern NY and Vt.) used in our menus this past week and soon to be used in our menus this coming week.
* Sweet potatoes
* Salsa roja
* Salsa verde
* Corn tortillas
* Braising greens
* Green cabbage
* Red cabbage
* Purple daikon
* Watermelon radish
* Salad turnips
* Maple syrup
* Tea herbs - 10 different ones
* Green beans
* Butternut squash
* Sunshine squash
* Swiss chard
* Brussels sprouts
* Oyster mushrooms
* Sriracha sauce
* Brussels sprouts
That makes 60! WOW. We owe the blessings of this bounty to our hard-working local farmers and their commitment to growing nourishing food that is healthy for all of us and for the earth, air, and water that sustain us. Thanks to all of you for your support of our vision and work.
A La Carte customers: click here for this week's menu.
Please visit our website at www.aliceskitchenathoneyhill.com for further information on all our programs. We have many ideas about how Alice's Kitchen can help build and serve our hilltown community. We're excited to share our resources in a myriad of ways. Stay tuned for more details and let us know how we can best serve.
It is a joy to provide delicious, nourishing, and beautiful foods, prepared with care and love, for our community.