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Kale grows well in the Northeast and tolerates the changing weather of New England. Kale is harvested by cutting and bunching the leaves. Give this bold frilly green a try in your menu. You may find it is liked more than expected!
How about trying a Super Summer Salad with Kale as the center piece? Kale is a wonderful hearty green that is often sauteed but that's not the only way to eat it. Try this large salad which travels well for a potluck!
Super Summer Kale Salad

3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 cup shredded carrot
2/3 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 cup cashew pieces
1/2 cup shelled, roasted sunflower seeds

1.Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
2.Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours. Serve remaining dressing on side.
Feature Vendor
Tracie's Community Farm, LLC
Welcome to Tracie's Community Farm, LLC.  In the fall of 2007 we moved the entire farm to it's permanent home in Fitzwilliam after growing vegetables for 9 years in Sullivan.  In 2008, we fed 210 families through our Community Supported Agriculture program where members receive a basket of produce each week from mid June through October.  Some pick up at the farm and some get thier basket delivered to their door. 
In 2012 we fed 30 families through our Spring CSA, 320 families through our Summer CSA, and 132 families through our fall CSA, our farmstore open sunup to sundown and to East Hill Farm, Fitzwilliam Inn, Fritz's, and Elm City Brew Pub in Keene.  For more information visit our website www.traciesfarm.com, sign up for our farm newsletter and like us on facebook.
Tracie Smith, 72 Jaffrey Rd., Fitzwilliam NH 03447(603) 209-1851

Our Offerings
Spring, Summer and Fall Shares, Farmstore, Farmstand with veggie starts,Bulk sales to restaurants, schools and businesses, CSA Farms of the Monadnock Region Cookbook, Orchard Hill Bread, Honey, Jam, Maple Syrup, Eggs, Smith Country Cheese, Walpole Creamery Ice Cream
For more Information
www.traciesfarm.com, [email protected]
Item No: 270
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Kale
Description: Kale
Vendor: Tracie's Community Farm, LLC
Unit: 5 lb
Price: 17.00