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Worldly Wednesday: Greek Broccoli with Lemon and Olive Oil Recipe

Dear Fresh Farms Customers, So for this Worldly Wednesday I went out of my way to find exactly where broccoli is originally from, to no avail. It seems that broccoli literally can, and does, grow anywhere with long cool winters, fertile ground and adequate drainage....

Thirsty Thursday: Clementine-Mint-Sparkler

Dear Fresh Farms Customers, This week, if it is not obvious enough, we are highlighting Clementines. These delicious little balls of orange convenience carry large amounts of Vitamin C, act as a great enhancement to meat dishes, and finally… clementine juice makes a...

Worldy Wednesday: Clementine-Soy Chicken Thigh Recipe

Dear Fresh Farms Customers, Aside from Sour Patch Kids’ Sour Watermelon candies, which are my personal unhealthy favorite, Clementines are just about the most convenient, tasty treat that you can reach for when on the go. Honestly, think of something else hat comes...

Understanding Your Food: Clementines

Dear Fresh Farms Customers, With this week being the last seven days before the advent of the Chinese New Year, I found it fitting to highlight a food item of Chinese origin; the Clementine. Even though I am not Chinese, like many Americans I grew up with a Clementine...

Thirsty Thursday: Velvety Butternut Cinnamon Date Smoothie

Dear Fresh Farms Customers, With this being the first installment of our weekly Thirsty Thursday blog, I think I owe you an explanation as to why Thursdays at Fresh Farms now sound like a college bar on dollar-beer night. With so many different ways to prepare each...

Understanding Your Food: Butternut Squash

  Dear Fresh Farms Customers, This week, we are highlighting Cucurbita Morschata, more commonly known as Butternut Squash, for its comfortable, wholesome and healthy qualities that make it a winter-favorite. Butternut squash can be baked by itself (with or...

Worldy Wednesday: Pomegranate Tabouleh Recipe

 Country and Culture of Origin The pomegranate, or Punica Granatum as it is referred to in Latin, hails from Persia. It was originally cultivated throughout the Mediterranean and eventually made its way across the world to Africa, India, the Near East, southern Europe...

Understanding Your Food: Pomegranates

Overview  This week, we are highlighting the Pomegranate as treat in itself, an ingredient within salads, and a flavor-adder to other recipes, like soups. The Pomegranate is a colorful, delicious and most importantly healthy option when shopping for fruit at Fresh...

Welcome to Fresh Farms

In 1977, three brothers sold their Humboldt Park hot dog stand and, with dreams of opening up a store, went to their father in search of assistance. Their father had such faith in his sons that he gave them $15,000; every last penny he had to his name. Since...