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By Jonathan Confreda

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July 18, 2018

Marinated Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, and Basil Salad Recipe


This is the perfect recipe for these Hot Summer Days!


 


The Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped basil

  • 1 pound ciliegine mozzarella (cherry-size mozzarella balls)

  • ...

June 27, 2018

Wow! It is already the 4th of July! Every single year it seems the catch us by surprise and every single year we get asked the same question...When will the Corn be ready? Some years people start asking in late June and in other years.

"When is the corn ready"
"W...

June 27, 2018

Mrs. Confreda's
Stuffed Squash Blossoms


While This is not a replica of Mrs. Confreda's Recipe it is pretty dang close! 

 


 


The Ingredients

  1. For tomato sauce:

    • 1 garlic clove, minced

    • 1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil

      ...

June 20, 2018


Garlic Parm Zucchini Noodles


 


The Ingredients

4 medium zucchini (about 2 pounds)

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 to 4 cloves)

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, depending on how spicy you like the pasta

2 medium tomatoes, cho...

June 13, 2018



Let talk a walk to the other side of the market

The Deli


We don't really have much news about the farm so I decided to take a week to talk about turkey, and our deli.





I haven't really been counting but we have had our deli for about 8 or 9 years now and it is g...

June 6, 2018



Summer really is finally here.

Cucumbers are finally coming in strong and that calls for a lot more recipes.




Cucumbers have always been a classic snack item in my family. Growing up, we could head straight out into the field, do a quick visual inspection on the crop...

May 29, 2018



Summer Feels like it is finally here, for now.

While the weather is finally feeling warmer, lots of produce is also growing!
We are close to having Tomatoes, Zucchini & Summer Squash but the first crop ready for 2018 is......Cucumbers.


Our Slicing Cucumbers are finall...

May 23, 2018

Hello Everyone, 
It has been a long time since I have been able to write in the Bee Blog. After getting a ton of feedback from our customers you guys want to hear more from me on a weekly basis, which is awesome! 

I am going to start off with some recipes but you will...

June 29, 2016

Wow! It is already the 4th of July! Every single year it seems the catch us by surprise and every single year we get asked the same question...When will the Corn be ready? Some years people start asking in late June and in other years, like last year (85 degree weather...

June 2, 2016

Fresh Spinach, Escarole, Cherry Tomatoes, Boston Lettuce, Fiddleheads 

Who knew that Spring was so healthy for you?
 

Confreda's now has all of those locally grown in our Farmers Market. 

 

One of those vegetables stands out among the rest.

The Elusive Fiddlehead. 
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