Posts by Betsy

Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

A Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup with tons of flavor, thickened naturally (think potato) without cream!  I made this yesterday and it is chalk full of fall goodness. Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise 1 1/4 lbs Grape (or Cherry) tomatoes, halved lengthwise 8 whole closes garlic, peeled and smashed with the back of a knife 3 tablespoons olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 large yellow onion, chopped (optional) 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and diced 1 potato, diced 3 tablespoons tomato paste 4 cups vegetable broth 2 cups lightly packed fresh basil...

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Organic vs. Synthetic

This morning we received a call from a customer looking for information on whether or not we use pesticides on our products.  The answer was simply “yes, we do”.  The question got me thinking…  I turned to my good friend Google and found this very simple explanation of Organic vs. Synthetic pesticides and their applications.  http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~lhom/organictext.html

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Weather or not…

The long range forecast looks promising starting Thursday.  Blue skies and sunshine are in our near future, maybe the end of planting will be...

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Spring Happenings!

Don, Jim and Torey have just returned from the New England Produce Council Produce and Floral Expo with enthusiasism about their new inspirations and ideas.  They were lucky enough to hear from the Keynote Speaker Wes Welker of the New England Patriots.  As members of the Fresh Solutions Network our display featured products from other members as well all of which are a part of our extended product line. The Grillables line is the brainchild of the Sterman Masser Potato Farm and this display idea was thought up by Brock Snyder as a new addition to the booth. Grillables are a great,...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from the crew of Green Thumb Farms.

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