Pick up rhubarb from a local farm stand! A local delicacy, rhubarb, has been enjoyed globally for thousands of years in sweet & savory dishes.
One of the biggest factors tying food to culture is habitat. The ecological factors which determine which edible plants thrive in an area partially determines the meals which become a culinary mainstay within that culture. Post globalization, it is possible to find food from all over the world in the United States. Shopping at farm stands and farmers’ markets, and attending local food festivals can reconnect citizens with their local food culture. The community-driven, outdoor nature of these events (particularly in warm months) also drives placemaking.
Get ready for Rhubarb! Whether it’s grown in your own garden or purchased at the farmers’ market, this perennial vegetable is one of the first harvests and make a delicious dessert! This month in “Oak & Acorn” Forage, Farm and Feast with the Family,” Leslie Lynn shares her favorite recipe for Rhubarb Crumble! Print it out and head to the kitchen after gathers several beautiful red stalks!
Strawbarb Rhuberry Fest at Sheep Hill Saturday, June 5th in Williamstown The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation invites home bakers to submit rhubarb-inspired creations to its annual Strawbarb and Rhuberry celebration on Saturday June 5th from 3-5 PM at the WRLF’s Sheep Hill headquarters in Williamstown. Rhubarb Ginger muffins, Strawberry Rhubarb pie, Rhubarb Crumble are a few of the offerings that might be available. Enter your families favorite rhubarb/strawberry dish for a chance… Read More