You’re invited! Join the EMB team on Wed. March 5 for delectable oysters and other appetizers, wine and the new issue of Edible Monterey Bay! Celebrate the winners of the Edible Monterey Bay 2014 Local Heroes awards, which will be announced in the new issue, and come experience the hospitality of amazing host, Monterey’s new Wharf Marketplace.
On the very day that I bought the most beautiful bunch of mustard greens from Route One Farms, they’d been named Best Farm of the year by Edible Monterey Bay. Duly inspired, I chopped and folded them into the white beans I’d just cooked to a creamy texture, which paired with the mustard greens makes a lovely combination. My normally picky grade schoolers packed it for lunch, need I say more? Here is the simple recipe.
Shitake mushrooms are recognized for more than just their savory taste appeal. Shitakes are actually used as an anti-cancer drug in Japan and are actually sanctioned for this purpose by their FDA.
Pie Ranch and Farm Fuel, two visionary organizations championing solutions for farmers, are joining forces to host a fun educational afternoon on the farm Saturday, March 29, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. From the smallest organic backyard garden to thousand-acre operations, Farm Fuel and Pie Ranch are influencing the way food is grown.
By guiding consumers to support agricultural practices that are better for the environment, workers, and our communities, these organizations want to help inspire us to make conscious food choices. At 3:30 pm, a panel of experts will address the topic: Innovations in Agriculture: How Can Consumers Support Changes in Big Ag?