News & Updates

Spring Radish Salad

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  • ounces radishes
  • 1tablespoon toasted pumpkin seed oil, or another flavorful nut oil (hazelnut or walnut)
  • tablespoon olive oil
  • teaspoon good cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs, like cilantro, chervil, or parsley, plus more for garnish
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds, plus more for garnish
  • A few pinches smoked salt, or truffle salt (optional)
  • teaspoon chopped chives
  1. Toast pumpkin seeds in a dry pan; set aside to cool
  2. Slice firm, crunchy radishes very thinly. Use a mandoline one step up from paper-thin. Place in bowl
  3. Drizzle radishes with oils and vinegar and toss. Add salt and pepper and taste. Make sure not to add too much salt, as you will add truffle salt at the end.
  4. Add chopped chervil and pepitas, Toss. Arrange on plate/bowl and sprinkle with a big pinch of truffle salt
  5. Garnish with chervil, chives, pepitas, and chive blossoms, if available

Roasted Asparagus

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Super easy, and as delicious as it gets. Take advantage of our wonderful, local spears now. Yummy on their own with a crusty bread, some cheese or bean spread, or serve as a side–especially yummy with salmon.

2# fresh asparagus, trimmed
2-3 T olive oil
Sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper
Fresh thyme
Lemon wedges

Pre-heat oven to 400F.

Trim woody stem end from asparagus spears.

Place spears on a sheet pan, and drizzle with olive oil, salt (about a t should be enough), and cracked pepper. Toss spears with your hands to distribute oil and seasonings

Roast in pre-heated oven for about 10 minutes. Check for doneness, toss, and return to oven for up to 5 minutes more if necessary.

Remove asparagus from oven and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Transfer to a serving dish. Squeeze lemon juice on top, and garnish with fresh thyme leaves.

New Central Kitsap Pick-up Location

The Olympic View Community Club is Kitsap Fresh’s latest pickup site. Located at 13931 Lester Rd, it’s a convenient location for Central Kitsap folks. Or maybe you work nearby?

Either way, sign up for Kitsap Fresh (membership is free!), and order some amazing farm-fresh produce, hand-made bread and pastries, and delectable goods from the sea and beyond. Get started on our website: www.kitsapfresh.org.

Here’s the full list of pick-up sites.

LFM Pick Up Locs Grn 20170331

Oma’s Rhubarb Cake

This yummy recipe comes to us from the folks at Rainbowzen Farm, and is a perfect way to prepare fresh, spring rhubarb. Enjoy!

CAKE:

1 1/4 cups white sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sour cream (you can also use yogurt with equally delicious results)
3 cups diced rhubarb

TOPPING:

1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup flour
ground cinnamon for dusting

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 9″x13″ baking pan. In a large bowl, stir together 1 1/4 cups sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 cups flour. Stir in beaten eggs and sour cream until smooth, then fold in the rhubarb. Pour into the prepared dish and spread evenly. In a smaller bowl, stir together the remaining 1 cup siugar and butter until smooth. Sitr in 1/4 cup flour until the mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle topping mixture on top of the cake then dust lightly with cinnamon.  Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean – about 45 minutes.

New Membership Changes

Kitsap Fresh Membership Is Now FREE!

Membership Changes at a Glance:

  • Dues are now $0 to buy goods
  • 75¢ fee per order
  • Prices more comparable to area farmers markets

Thank you everyone who participated in our survey. Your information has helped us make some significant changes we think you’ll be excited about.

Kitsap Fresh is now FREE to join! After much research and deliberation, the Board has voted to eliminate the “Consumer Membership Dues” with the goal of expanding community access to delicious, local food. Our consumers, will no longer pay a yearly membership fee. Instead, you’ll pay a small handling fee (labeled “delivery fee”on invoice) of 75¢ per order. This handling fee will help cover Kitsap Fresh’s operating costs.

In addition to eliminating the membership fee, our producers have graciously adjusted their prices to be more comparable to Farmers Market pricing. We have increased access by expanding to five pickup locations across the county, with Silverdale and Port Orchard in the works. Kitsap Fresh is also planning to connect with our community via several fundraising events throughout the oncoming year. We hope we will see you there!

With Spring rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to join Kitsap Fresh! So please help us spread the word. Please check the site boxes for any flyers, postcards & business cards to hand out to others. Like us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Share our social media & emails with your friends. Anything you can do to help us spread the word is greatly appreciated.

To our early members, our sincerest thank you. Kitsap Fresh would not be in this position to make this bold move without your support. We love our members and your support of of this venture is crucial.

If you have any questions about these changes to Kitsap Fresh, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@kitsapfresh.org.

Thank you for supporting local food!
The Kitsap Fresh Board

Hood Canal Brewery Our 4th Pick-up Location

Kitsap Fresh is excited to announce our 4th pick-up site has launched at Hood Canal Brewery in Kingston.

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To join visit our online storefront and select the “Sign Up!” tab. Login to kitsapfresh.org see what Kitsap Fresh is all about. Make sure to select your pick-up location (Poulsbo, Bremerton or Kingston) and start shopping! Members are now able to access 50+ local farms and food producers from one easy online storefront.

Current Wednesday pick-up sites:

Kingston- Downpour Brewery 4pm-7pm

Kingston- Hood Canal Brewery 4pm-7pm

Poulsbo- Slippery Pig Brewery 3pm-6pm

Bremerton- CJ’s Evergreen Store and Catering 4:30pm- 7pm

For more information email us at info@kitsapfresh.org

Annual Members Meeting 2.2.17

Join us on Thursday, February 2nd at the Poulsbo Library from 6pm-8pm for our Annual Members Meeting.

We will be recapping the goals and accomplishments from 2016 and discussing the goals for 2017. Board elections will be held and we will have a member survey to help Kitsap Fresh better serve you.

Please bring a potluck dish to share!

WHEN:  Thursday, Feb. 2nd 6pm-8pm

WHERE: Poulsbo Library- 700 NE Lincoln Rd, Poulsbo, WA 98370

 

Board Members Needed

Kitsap Fresh is making a difference in our local food movement.  2016 has been an exciting year, with two new pick-up sites being launched! We are looking forward to more growth in 2017!

Kitsap Fresh is a cooperative, run by a Board of Directors (BOD). Our BOD is a 7 person body. We have one remaining board seat available now and are currently looking for a Treasurer.  We would love to fill this seat with a member passionate about local food and what we are working towards.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity and how you can help shape our local food system please email us at info@kitsapfresh.org.

Elections will be held at our Annual Members Meeting- Thursday, Feb 2nd @ The Poulsbo Library 6pm-8pm

LOGO RELEASE PARTY! Jan 25th, 5pm-8pm

Join us at Slippery Pig Brewery in Poulsbo from 5pm-8pm on January, 25th to celebrate the release of our new logo designed by student artists at the Northwest College of Art & Design in Poulsbo. This is a great chance to meet some of your favorite producers and farmers.

$1 from every pint purchased during the event will be donated to Kitsap Fresh!

WHEN: Wednesday, January 25th 5pm-8pm

WHERE: Slippery Pig Brewery – 18801 Front St. NE, Poulsbo,WA

Invite your friends and bring your family! We look forward to seeing you there!

Kitsap Fresh Has A New Look!

Kitsap Fresh has recently gone through a minor face lift. Check out our new logo, designed by student artists at the Northwest College of Art & Design in Poulsbo.

colorbright-onlineKitsap Fresh is providing local food online to consumers, with convenient pick-up locations across the county every Wednesday.

We are excited to share our new look with you while providing the same great service!