I just picked our first heirloom tomato for the season yesterday. Cucumbers have started. Summer squash is in full swing and we're harvesting two to three times a week!

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Tomato Blight. How to Fight the Late Blight

Most of us have grown field tomatoes somewhat successfully. Tomato plants are especially delicate and susceptible to pests and late blight. Foragers owner and farmer Richard explains his proven hoophouse method for growing tomatoes pest and disease free.  Late blight is a disease caused by Phytophthora infestans, the same fungus that caused the potato crops to fail in Ireland, which led to the Potato Famine. If […]

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Ballast Point Brewery

The name Ballast Point works on so many levels. Working their craft since 1996, the guys at Ballast Point have created award winning balanced brews with adventurous taste profiles. By Jacki Parrinello The brewery is named after Point Loma’s Ballast Point, a tiny peninsula extending from Point Loma into San Diego harbor, known for thousands great fishing. Skippers […]

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A Fabulous Farm Dinner

Hosting a farm dinner at Kinderhook Farm with Michelle of By Hand Culinary was truly amazing. We had fun with our guests touring the farm, cooking, learning and laughing. It was the perfect night for farm-centric foodies. We started by touring Kinderhook Farm, owned and operated by Lee and Georgia Ranney (her Instagram account has […]

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Notes From Foragers Farm: Summer Crops

From the spring (or vernal) equinox to the summer solstice, everything grows like crazy.

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6 Simple Summer Pasta Suppers from Foragers Pantry

Summer Fridays in New York are spent packing up and getting on the road for the weekend. By the time we reach our weekend destination we just want an uncomplicated supper and a chilled glass (or two) of wine.

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Notes from Foragers Farm: Summer is here!

Summer is here! You can expect much more kale next week, along with a little more swiss chard and our first cutting of head lettuce!

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Slow Graphics for Slow Food-Foragers’ Labels

Many of our products are made by hand, in small batches without machines, so it’s fitting that their graphics come from a simple and traditional process such as watercolor painting.

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Why I Don’t Cook Duck at Home

I asked Chef Nickolas Martinez to share the steps for cooking duck at home.

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SPICED CHICKPEAS & CARROTS PASTA

This splurge-worthy pasta is exceptionally flavorful with a texture that has a satisfying bite and is superbly suited to holding sauces.

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