As your farmer, I am committed to helping to build our community, providing fresh and healthy food to you and being a responsible steward of the farmland and our ecosystem. The CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) model is an innovative way for you to receive fresh vegetables each week and be a part of the Deri Farm community. Healthy vegetables come from healthy soil. Using organic farming methods, I am not just restoring the nutrients in the soil, but improving its quality for our future.
-Justin Deri

The Deri Air

A Blog and Farmcast About a Vegetable Farm and Then Some

Romanesco

[caption id="attachment_173" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Romanesco"]Romanesco[/caption] This beautiful vegetable is a variation on cauliflower. It has an almost alien appearance with the fractal patterns in the florets. It is quite tasty roasted, steamed or eaten raw. I posted a great recipe roasting ...

Roasted Romanesco with Fennel and Leeks

I adapted a recipe I found on epicurious that uses cauliflower: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Roasted-Cauliflower-with-Onions-and-Fennel-237336. I have replaced the cauliflower with romanesco. Ingredients: 1 head of romanesco, cut into 1 inch florets 1 bunch of baby leeks or you can use 2 onions, cut in to1 inch sections 2 fennel bulbs, cut lengthwise and ...

Child Labor!

Julian really wants to help around the farm.  He's only 17 months old, but is very serious about his work.  His favorite chore is to push the dolly around the gravel driveway...in his bare feet...up hill!...

Peas and Picking Them

Peas are a great pick-your-own item. Kids love to walk down the rows picking and eating...now that I think about it, so do adults! I just wanted to post a quick note on how to determine if a pea is ready to be picked. There are two types of ...