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Loam Collaboration: Five Spice Fennel and Carrots

Loam Collaboration: Five Spice Fennel and Carrots

Since fennel is a new vegetable for me, I decided to go all-in by seasoning my locally-grown fennel bulbs using the warm, anise flavors in Chinese Five Spice — so basically, I put more fennel on my fennel! Chinese Five Spice powder contains ground cloves,…

Loam Collaboration: Mixed Mustards Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Loam Collaboration: Mixed Mustards Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

The perfect blend of bitter and sweet, winter and spring… As winter turns into spring, I find myself craving salads — but not just regular salads. I like to pile on herbs like they’re lettuce, experiment with my own vinaigrette recipes and garnish my greens…

Loam Collaboration: A Toast to the Watermelon Radish… on Toast

Loam Collaboration: A Toast to the Watermelon Radish… on Toast

As I bring more vegetables into my diet, I’m trying to enjoy them in a way that spotlights their true flavors. (Goodbye, cheese sauce, my old friend.) Plus, getting my veg from a local farm presents a unique opportunity: I may, in some cases, be…

Loam Collaboration: Chef Fest Houston Delivers Big Flavors with a Small Farm Vibe

Loam Collaboration: Chef Fest Houston Delivers Big Flavors with a Small Farm Vibe

The sun may have been hiding, but the veggies were shining at Chef Fest Houston 2018! It was a perfect recipe for a breezy March afternoon of fun and local food discovery at Harvest Green, a 12-acre affiliate farm of Loam Agronomics. Both farms donated…

Why I Decided to Join a Local Farm

Why I Decided to Join a Local Farm

Whether you call it a resolution, a revelation or a goal, I have decided to eat more vegetables. I know, not very groundbreaking. But increasing my veg intake is only part of a larger vision for improving my health, and it’s a tangible goal that…