Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto

Carrots and greens are some of the first crops ready for harvesting in spring because they can be planted before the growing season’s last frost. After you eat your carrots, don’t let those carrot tops go to waste! Americans waste about 40% of their food and food sent to the landfill releases potent greenhouse gasesContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto”

Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes

Spring is here! For those living in Colorado, that could either mean hot and sunny days, thunderstorms, or one final blizzard. Embrace the duality of spring in Colorado with Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes. This sweet treat balances the coziness that baking brings while incorporating the bright flavors of strawberry and rhubarb that remind us of theContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes”

Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup

What is more quintessentially spring than the early blooms of lilac flowers? Lilacs are some of the first spring flowers to bloom which provide essential nectar for our pollinators and fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Lilac shrubs are often used as ornamental privacy barriers in the urban landscape and sport both purple andContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup”