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Fall Dishes – By Patricia Welch

Fall Dishes  – By Patricia Welch, member Forest Hills Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA On a recent trip to Upstate New York, I had an opportunity to visit the Ithaca Farmer’s Market.  This market, home to some 150 vendors (including fruits and vegetables, … Continue reading

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Fool-Proof Fruit Pie Recipe

Basic Fruit Pies By Patricia Welch – member Forest Hills Tuv CSA When I got my Ph.D. my favorite gift from a favorite aunt was an antique rolling pin and an antique cookie jar.  “Life,” she said, as she handed … Continue reading

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CSAs: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

CSAs: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow by Marcia Kaplan Belgorod, member Forest Hills Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA From two farms in 1986, to current estimates of 5,000-6,000, CSA farms in the United States have grown steadily. The number grew slowly over the … Continue reading

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Don’t Dread the Head – by Dorrie Berkowitz, member Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA In 2016, the per capita consumption of lettuce in the United States was 24.5 pounds. Of that, 13.5 pounds was head lettuce, aka iceberg lettuce. The rest was leaf … Continue reading

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Farms in Queens?

Farms in Queens? by Judy Trupin Forest Hills Tuv Ha’Aretz Co-chair I’ve known for a long time about the Queens Farm museum, and although I’ve never visited, it is absolutely on my to-do list. But this past Sunday while dropping … Continue reading

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