Vegetable Identification…

Random Vegetables:

Swiss Chard

Chard, also known by the common names Swiss chard, silverbeet, perpetual spinach, or spinach beet, is a leafy vegetable, and is one of the cultivated descendants of the sea beet, Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima. Although the leaves are eaten, it … Read More


The radish is an edible root vegetable of the Brassica family. Radishes have numerous varieties, varying in size, color and duration of required cultivation time. Like other brassicas, radishes contain mustard oils, which give them pungency.  Radishes have been cultivated … Read More

Roots Down Farm Recipes…

Random Recipes:

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto Print Author: Joanne Franzene Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Ingredients These measurements are approximate: 1 large bunch garlic scapes –about half a pound 1¼ c hard shredded cheese (I use pecorino, but you can … Read More

Celeriac and Potato Latkes

Celery Root and Potato Latkes Print Author: Rebecca Jirous Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Serves: 3-5 people Ingredients 1 large celeriac (~1-1.5 lb), peeled with a knife 2T fresh lemon juice 4 eggs, … Read More