Change in venue for Dec. 3rd

Due to the St Jude Run this Saturday we will be moving our Market's location this week, 12-3-11. We will be joining the Cooper-Young Community Farmer's Market at 1st Congregational Church. It is located on Cooper Ave just South of Young Ave on the East side of the street in their South parking lot. Cooper will be blocked from Union Ave to Young Ave so travel accordingly.
Next week, 12-10-11 we will be at the Memphis Farmer's Market's Winter Marketplace in downtown Memphis. We will return to Tsunami 12-17-11, and we will keep you posted regarding Christmas and New Year's eve.

Sweet Poato Hummus

1 medium sweet potato, baked, skin removed
1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons almond butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
dash of cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 garlic clove
salt and ground pepper (to taste)

Place all in ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy. Serve with sweet potato chips or pita wedges.

Sweet Potato Cookies! Yum!!!

1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. honey
1/2 c. sorghum
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
2 1/2 c. self rising flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c. craisins
1/2 c. white chocolate chips

Cream shortening and honey. Add eggs. Mix sweet potatoes and sorghum together, then combine with creamed mixture. Blend in sifted dry ingredients. Fold in craisins and white chocolate chips. Chill for 30 minutes.

Drop by tablespoonful onto a greased cookie sheet (they don't spread, so you can place a bunch on the cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet immediately and allow to cool. Makes 6 dozen cookies.


We now have lots of different kinds of jams, jellies, butter, etc... all made from produce from the farm.


My baby tomatoes - they'll be going outside soon!

More tomatoes & nasturtiums.

More tomatoes & nasturtiums.
Those flowers are for eating too!

Baby spinach

Baby spinach
Yep, that's what it looks like when it first starts growing!!!

Baby lettuce!

Baby lettuce!
Aren't they cute! They'll be tastey too!
I thought I'd share the link to a story in the Forrest City paper about my dad & the farm - well sweet potatoes to be precise. You'll probably have to cut and paste it in.