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The Recipe Box

Farmers Market Recipes

These downloadable recipes use produce that is currently in season. In-season produce can be found at a farmers market near you. Some farmers markets accept SNAP benefits — visit the Farmers Market page to learn more.

August

Extreme Zucchini (320 K PDF) — What makes this zucchini extreme? Is it how extremely easy it is to prepare? How extremely good it tastes? You be the judge!
Hot and Sweet Watermelon (304 K PDF) — Watermelon as you've never seen it before.
Kale Wild Rice Salad (290 K PDF) — A flavorful, colorful salad to answer the question, "What do I do with kale?" Need a refresher on how to cook rice? Review Cooking Brown and Wild Rice (255 K PDF).
Lemon Carrots (298 K PDF) — A fresh twist on a classic vegetable.
Roasted Squash and Eggplant Chicken Casserole (293 K PDF) — This recipe is a good way to use summer squash of any kind.

July

Broccoli Red Pepper Stir Fry (296 K PDF) — Bright in color, lively in taste, and fast to fix. Add chicken or tofu and serve over rice for a complete meal.
Cucumber Yogurt Dip (286 K PDF) — A great accompaniment for the all fresh vegetables you eat.
Kohlrabi Saute (368 K PDF) — Kohlrabi (cole-RAH-bee) is a member of the cabbage family and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Fresh Summer Pasta Salad (317 K PDF) — This pasta salad uses sugar snap peas, a frequent farmers market find. Try substituting green beans for asparagus — green beans are cheaper and easier to find in July than asparagus.

June

Rhubarb Onion Chutney (311 K PDF) — Chutney is a type of condiment, often seen in Indian cuisine, that contains a mixture of spices, vegetables, and/or fruits.
White Bean Herb Crostini (298 K PDF) — This recipe can be made as a spread or a salad, and is studded with fresh herbs.
Tuna Salad with Dill (302 K PDF) — Dill is tall, hardy herb that is relatively easy to grow and is frequently spotted at farmers markets.
Daikon Radish Roast (301 K PDF) — Daikon (DIE-kun) is a mild white radish that is shaped like a carrot.
Scallion Sweet Potatoes (347 K PDF) — Scallion is another name for green onions. This recipe has a bonus: a fun activity try at home with the leftover scallion roots.
Inside-Out Spinach Lasagna (304 K PDF) — Don’t have time to assemble the traditional lasagna casserole? This recipe is for you!

Related Resources

Farmers Market — Find your local farmers market and learn about Market Bucks.

Shopping at Farmers Markets (201 K PDF) — Tips on how to buy the best in-season, locally grown produce.

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