Community Supported Agriculture

Courtesy / Hazel Valley Farms

The outbreak of COVID-19 has hit the agriculture supply chain hard and devastated farms across the nation. However, some smaller, local farms are seeing a spike in community supported agriculture - where consumers subscribe to a weekly box of fresh fruits, vegetables and more directly from producers.

Ozarkansas Fresh #23: Into the Chill

Oct 21, 2016
Dorothy Hall

Time to warm up with Chef Dorothy Hall's final foray into the foodie treasures in her CSA box. 

We've followed Dorothy for 23 weeks as she's shared tips for choosing, prepping, storing and cooking the best local produce. Thanks to Dripping Springs Garden for donating the CSA share, and to Edible Ozarkansas for partnering with us to bring you this series. 

Chef Dorothy Hall is in a pickle. It's almost the end of CSA season. In this, our penultimate guide to the ingredients appearing in CSA shares and on market stands in our area right now, Dorothy gives us some great tips for preserving precious produce. Ozarkansas Fresh is brought to you in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas and with thanks to Dripping Springs Garden.

Ozarkansas Fresh #21: Fresh Greens, Cornucopia of Potatoes, Fresh Ginger

Oct 7, 2016
Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

Ozarkansas Fresh is your guide to what's in season in our area farmers markets. Chef Dorothy Hall unpacks her CSA box from Dripping Springs Garden and serves up inspiration. This week, she gives us ideas, tips, and recipes for making the most of our local bounty, which includes a variety of greens, potatoes, apples, and even fresh ginger root.

Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

Gardens in the Ozarks are not yet done providing produce. Professional chef Dorothy Hall gives us proof with the latest community supported agriculture box from Dripping Springs Garden. Ozarkansas Fresh is presented in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas.

Ozarkansas Fresh #19: Fall Freshness and Hobo Pouches

Sep 23, 2016
Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

Chef Dorothy Hall with this week's OzarkansasFresh, which features the first official fall produce.  This segment is brought to you in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas, and with thanks to Dripping Springs Garden.

Ozarkansas Fresh #18: Greens, Greens and More Greens

Sep 16, 2016
Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

The latest Community Supported Agriculture box from Dripping Springs Garden contains many bright leafy greens, tomatoes and more. Chef Dorothy Hall says among other ideas, much of this week's bounty can be used for salads or slaw. Ozarkansas Fresh is brought to you in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas.

Ozarkansas Fresh #17: Radishes, Lettuce, Pak Choi and More

Sep 9, 2016
Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

Mom, professional chef and CSA subscriber Dorothy Hall joins us now for this week's episode of OzarkansasFresh where she walks us through how she plans to make the most of her weekly haul from Dripping Springs Garden. If you don't subscribe to a CSA, these are great ideas to take along with you when you're eyeing all the fall produce in our area farmers markets this weekend. Brought to you in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas.

Ozarkansas Fresh #16: Fall Brings Radishes, Apples, More Seasonal Offerings

Sep 2, 2016
Dorothy Hall, instagram @simplyonearth

It's the first Friday of September, and as we head to Siloam Springs to hear from our resident chef for this week's OzarkansasFresh, the first signs of the fall are showing up in her CSA box from Dripping Springs Garden. Presented in partnership with Edible Ozarkansas.

Ozarkansas Fresh #13: When the Chef is Away, the Editor Will Play

Aug 12, 2016
Amanda Cothren / Edible Ozarkansas

Our regular Friday chef is away, but the editor of Edible Ozarkansas steps in to help guide us around this week's bounty, which includes green leaf lettuce, a cornucopia of bell peppers, squash, zucchini, cucumber, shitake mushrooms and much more. Thanks to Dripping Springs Garden for their partnership on the weekly Community Supported Agriculture delivery.

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