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Harvest News: Thanksgiving Edition


Upstate Locally Grown Market

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Market Administrator
Donna Putney

USLG GREENVILLE MARKET MANAGER Anna Schneider
HARVEST NEWS EDITOR/ CLEMSON MARKET MANAGER
Heidi Williams
GREENWOOOD MARKET MANAGER/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: POSITIONS OPEN
GREENVILLE DROP-OFFS ARE AT SWAMP RABBIT CAFE TUESDAY 4:00-6
WHOLE FOODS MARKET SERVICE DESK WED 8am-8pm
ORDERING WINDOW THURSDAY 6 PM -SUNDAY 8 PM WEEKLY

Recipes


Ingredients
5 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks *
1/3 cup honey
1 large egg *
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans *
Butter *
Directions
1.Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.
2.Bring a few inches of water to a boil in a pot with a large steamer basket in place. Put the sweet potatoes in the basket, cover, and steam until tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
3.Transfer the potatoes to a bowl, and let cool slightly. Add the honey, egg, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, the nutmeg, ginger and 1/2 teaspoon salt; whip with an electric mixer until smooth. Spread the sweet potato mixture in the prepared baking dish.
4.Mix the brown sugar, pecans, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl; sprinkle over the potatoes. Bake until hot and beginning to brown around the edges, 40 to 45 minutes.

“*” indicates ingredient is available on Upstate Locally Grown

Market News

ORDERING IS OPEN FOR GREATER GREENVILLE/ TRAVELER’S REST USLG CUSTOMERS

With Thanksgiving less that a week away, the anticipation has definitely started building! Let Upstate Locally Grown provide you with all of those delicious seasonal foods you are craving. Bill Welch still has 4 turkeys left. They are heritage Bourbon Red turkeys.
Spurgeon Farm has added a variety of winter veggies, inlcuding broccoli, arugula, boc choy, and newly-added ginger. Mmm, how about adding fresh ginger to your pumpkin pie this year?

Be sure to stock up on plenty of Happy Cow cheeses, milks, and butter for your Thanksgiving baking. If you haven’t tried for yourself we can tell you, Dodi Spurgeon’s pies are better than your mama’s. Putney Farm eggs, Welch and Son chicken, and plenty of beef from Richard at Nature’s Beef will provide loads of comfort meals for you and your family as the days grow shorter and colder.

In addition to your order of Putney Farm Eggs, Nature’s Beef, Welch & Son chicken, Happy Cow milk products, Swamp Rabbit Cafe baked goods, and more, be sure to click on “vegetables” on the left-hand navigation bar of our market page and spend some time browsing veggies. More greens and other fall vegetables will be available in the coming weeks. And don’t forget, we also have shelled and unshelled pecans!

Occasional CSA Box
Here are a few things you can look for in this week’s $25, occasional CSA box. Be sure to order yours today! We will only have a few of these available this week, so act fast!

- beets from Spurgeon Farms
- ginger from Spurgeon Farms
- sweet potatoes from Spurgeon Farm
- ground beef from Bar T
- eggs from Putney Farm
- and some suprises

You can find recipes for many of these items on our market page.

From week to week, our CSA box reflects a variety of products from a variety of growers: Welch & Son, Split Creek Goat Farm, Happy Cow, Putney Farm, Spurgeon Farm, and Nature’s Beef, among others. The value is great, and the selection is delicious!

Coming Events


Swamp Rabbit Holiday Flea Market
when: Saturday, Dec 8 10 – 4
where: Swamp rabbit Cafe, 205 Cedar Lane Road, Greenville, SC
Food artisans, local art, local crafts, vintage sales, music, bicycling fun. Rain date: December 15.

Family Dinner Night
when: every Thursday night 4 – 8
where: Earthfare, 3620 Pelham Road
Greenville, SC 29615
Kids eat free with paid adult meal. A healthy alternative to fast food.

Announcements


Upstate Locally Grown – Greenville will be open through the Thanksgiving holiday. The Greenville part of the market will operate as scheduled with pick ups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the month of November.