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R&R Gulf Country Fresh Stops Sidewalk Sale

Perry County Health Department and Rural Action are hosting an open house on Monday, August 10th. We will be grilling fresh produce from the Chesterhill Produce Auction for all to enjoy and fruits and vegetables will be set up at the Country Fresh Stop for sale. The even begins at 10:00 am at R&R Gulf, 84 […]

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The Healthy Home Consumer Fresh Local Produce Guide Available

Rural Action Sustainable Agriculture recently released a new publication— “The Healthy Home Consumer Fresh Local Produce Guide.” Funded by the Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund, the goal of the guide is to promote the use of local produce grown in Appalachia, improving the health of the community, and sustaining local farmers. It includes information […]

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce

This is the time to be enjoying these delicious seasonal fruits. Rhubarb and strawberries are plentiful, and easy to turn into a delicious sauce. It’s great as a topping for fresh ice cream or anything else you can think of!

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Grilled Asparagus

Ahhh…it seems Spring may really be here! Time to be thinking of some of those early harvest items. One of my favorites is asparagus, especially grilled. This one is easy. The hardest part is just getting the grill going!

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Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup

This is a great cold weather recipe. Most of the ingredients are available at the Athens Farmers’ Market. I start with King Family Farm Italian sausage, kale from Vest Berries or Green Edge Gardens, potatoes from Vest’s or Roger Graves. Frequently I’ll make my own chicken stock, and go from there. Feel free to spice it up.

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