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Turnip Steaks on your Thanksgiving Table

by Molly on November 23, 2015

I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that some of you reading this are vegetarian, or know a vegetarian—maybe even will be sharing a Thanksgiving meal with one. If so, you may have heard of Tofurky, the vegetarian alternative to a traditional turkey roast? If you’ve been the one charged with […]

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November Note from the Founder: “What’s a Harvest?”

by Molly November 4, 2015

  Last summer we embarked upon a new program here at EarthDance: our Junior Farm Crew (JFC). In an effort to meet the community demand for more meaningful job opportunities for youth, we were thrilled to put together the resources to offer not only farm-based work experience and exposure to fresh vegetables many teenagers have […]

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EarthDance’s Farmers Formal Apple Pie Filling

by Soraya Faramarzi November 4, 2015

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 pounds baking apples 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling on the pie 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of ground nutmeg Pinch of ground ginger 1 large egg, lightly beaten Put the lemon juice in a medium bowl. We use a apple peeler corer […]

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Radiant Beet Hummus : In Honor of National Farm to School Month

by Erica Cunningham October 29, 2015

This past Tuesday several members of the EarthDance staff drove to Columbia to attend Missouri’s Farm to School Conference. During one of the many inspiring and informative breakout sessions, Bob Gorman from the USDA asked the many school lunch food service workers and managers if they were serving any beets on their menus. The room […]

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Farmers Formal Auction Sneak Peek!

by Rachel October 26, 2015

Autumn is upon us and that means Farmers Formal is right around the corner. What’s great about Farmers Formal aside from a fantastic evening filled with good food, local libations and live music, in support of your favorite nonprofit? A phenomenal Silent and Live Auction! This year’s selection of silent auction baskets include: date nights […]

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