Hello friends, It’s Tuesday afternoon, and I think the crew might believe I am disappearing because I’m not interested in working. I have left three times saying I am going to write the newsletter. Third time’s a charm. Last week we told you Madeline was moving. She called last night to say she safely arrived in…

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Hello friends, This is Madeline’s last day at the market in Sioux Center, in case you missed that bit of news last week. She is heading to Montana to teach Spanish at Manhattan Christian School. She’ll be greatly missed. Stop and wish her well at the market, if you get a chance to do so.…

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The best way to prepare red thumb fingerlings is to slice (if bigger than thumb size) the long way into halves or quarters, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt on a stoneware baking pan and bake at 425 for 20-40 minutes, depending on size. They’re finished when they have golden edges or are tender when poked with a fork. This is Farmer John’s all-time favorite meal.

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