Farmer’s Market Corner

The Black Cat farm booth at the Boulder Farmers Market will include the following Summer produce on July 27, 2013: Beets and beet greens Cabbage Carrots Collard greens Fresh garbanzo beans Jericho lettuce Leeks Red Swiss chard Spring onions Summer squash Non-produce...

Heirloom Carrots Confit

Wild carrots originated in Iran and Afghanistan. Currently, there are orange, purple, red, yellow, and white carrot varieties available. While orange-colored varieties are most familiar to us, they only first appeared in the 17th century. Not only are carrot roots...

Farmer’s Market Corner

This post applies to the Black Cat Farm booth for both July 13, 2013 and July 20, 2013. The Black Cat farm booth at the Boulder Farmers Market offered a bounty of the following Summer produce on July 13, 2013: Baby collard greens Baby lettuce and arugula mix Basil mix...

Fresh Garbanzo Bean Ragu or Stew Recipe

  The garbanzo bean, also known as chickpeas, ceci, and channa, is a member of the legume family. A high protein food source that farmers cultivated in the Middle East 7500 years ago, the ancient Greeks and Romans ate garbanzo beans. Cultures in many parts of the...