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Marco Polo Market Soup

thai soup

Eating locally has never meant giving up global flavors for me. I just love food from everywhere else too much. Even back in the days of the Eat Local Challenges, spices got special dispensation under “Marco Polo” rules. Bringing local ingredients to the forefront of recipes from all over the world is especially satisfying in […]

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Winter Recipes

Stout Oak Farm savoy cabbage

By Brianna Bowlan, Seacoast Eat Local intern Are you struggling to figure out how to cook your new vegetables you bought at the Winter Farmer’s Market? There are a lot of foreign vegetables that can be very intimidating if you do not know how to cook them properly. For example, who knows how to cook […]

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5 New Things To Do With Zucchini

By Caitlin Porter, Seacoast Eat Local Intern Zucchini is abundant this time of year, and it is one of those vegetables that can seem tricky to use. Zucchini is extremely versatile due to its smooth texture and mild flavor. Whether you have too much lying around, or you want to try it for the first […]

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How’s and Why’s of Eating With the Seasons

Kelsey MacDonald, Seacoast Eat Local Intern What Does Eating In Season Mean? Eating in season is a way of celebrating the food products, especially produce available in your area at that time of year. This also means waiting to eat foods until they are available to you locally, which maybe a challenge at first. Eating […]

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The Return of a Few Favorites

  Written by Emily Whitmore, SEL Intern   Spring has finally sprung! And so will a few crops that we’ve been missing throughout this long, snowy winter. As May and June are approaching, lets look at a few crops that will be available fresh at the markets! One delicious ingredient that is very popular during […]

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Eating Locally All Year Long – A Calendar of Eating!

Written by Kelsey MacDonald, SEL Intern Here are some helpful and hopefully inspiring ways to enjoy local food, celebrate the seasons and eat local foods all year long. January (Nov-April) : Winter Farmers Markets Winter markets are a fun and warm retreat from the harsh weather. In addition to many farmers and edible products, some markets have […]

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Why Celeriac

Kelsey MacDonald, Seacoast Eat Local Intern             What is that funky, knobby looking vegetable at the market? It’s celeriac! Celeriac is a root vegetable, a cousin of your traditional celery. It’s leaves are not eaten, but have the delicious celery smell; a tease when weeding. Like its cousin, they both have a long growing season; […]

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Now Introducing: Kohlrabi

Now Introducing: Kohlrabi Emily Whitmore, Seacoast Eat Local Intern Pictures from Emily Whitemore, and Kohlrabi. What is that? Some sort of spice? A car? Wrong, it’s a vegetable! For those of you who have never heard of kohlrabi before, it’s a native to Germany and means “cabbage turnip.” As a member of the Brassica family, […]

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Getting Real With Red Velvet!

Getting Real With Red Velvet! By Kelsey MacDonald, Seacoast Eat Local Intern       I love beets and all you can do with them! They are great sliced raw, shredded onto a salad, pickled, roasted, in a soup, and believe it or not sometimes in dessert. The three most common beets seen at local […]

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Butternut Squash Done 6 Different Ways!

Butternut Squash Done 6 Different Ways! Sarah Jacobson I absolutely love winter squash! It’s warm, filling, and nutrient packed. My favorite variety lately has been delicata, because of its edible skin and ease of preparation. Yet, there are many other varieties, such as butternut that simply cannot be replaced! I find that for me it […]

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