Blue House Farm

Location: Pescadero, CA

http://bluehouseorganicfarm.com/

Blue House Farm is a certified organic farm situated at the end of a small, coastal agricultural valley in Pescadero, California. They are nestled on three sides by rolling hills, redwood forests, a natural year-round creek, coastal prairie and nearby wild ocean beaches.

Blue House Farm grows an incredible diversity of certified organic vegetables, fruits and cut flowers.

Mercado Kitchen: Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad

This super easy and quick recipe can be summed up in one word: summer. As you have probably already guessed from the title, the main cast in this colorful salad are tomatoes, corn, and avocado. Tomatoes are at their peak season which means each bite is packed with a wonderfully delicious harmony of flavors from sweet to tangy. You could use frozen corn in this recipe, but why not take advantage of the fresh corn available at markets right now. …

Mercado Kitchen: Fava Bean Dip

Sick and tired of making the same ol’ salsas and dips for summer BBQ parties? Try Mission Community Market’s fun version of a bean dip! Stop by Blue House Farm this Thursday from 4-8pm to grab your bundle of fava beans and impress your friends with this week’s healthy recipe! Fava Bean Dip Fava beans are similar to other beans and contain what many call “perfect proteins.” They are loaded with amino acids and are also rich in fiber and …

Mercado Kitchen: Linguine with Zucchini and Mint

As spring begins to move into summer, more and more vegetables and fruits are popping up at Mission Community Market each Thursday. This past week Tomatero Farm introduced the season’s first zucchini and yellow summer squash, while Blue House Farm across the way had bundles of fresh mint… If you’ve never combined zucchini and mint together, this week’s recipe is a must try! The sweetness of the zucchini is highlighted by the mint when sauteed in fresh olive oil. Combined …

Mercado Kitchen: California Marinated Artichokes

Spring weather is here which means it’s time to drag out that barbecue, wipe it off, and heat it up! At MCM you can now find¬†Blue House Farm,¬†Tomatero Farm, and Zuckerman’s Farm offering an array of seasonal, local veggies perfect for grilling. Although you can roast almost any vegetable, this week’s recipe highlights the flowering artichoke drenched in healthy oils and grilled (or roasted in the oven) to a crisp, hearty perfection. You probably have a bottle of olive oil …