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Friends & Fellow Local Food Advocates – New South Produce Cooperative is, has been, and will always be, a farmer-focused enterprise. We exist to improve the lives of small family farmers by growing the local food system. This means we collaborate with folks like you to move food to bellies that wouldn't normally have access to fresh, local food. In living this mission, we...

Butternut Squash Soup & Green Pepper Salad By Lizzy Sharp -- CSA shareholder, mom, wife, and Nutritional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner student Happy Fall, ya’ll! It’s finally autumn in Arkansas, and that means cooler weather, less humidity, and butternut squash! This simple recipe is for butternut squash soup, and it is best enjoyed at dinner time by the fire. It pairs well with...

A twist on a traditional vegetable salad that can be enjoyed in place of a potato salad or coleslaw. Ingredients 1 medium head of cauliflower 1 bunch broccoli ½ cup chopped onion (green or red) 1 (8oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained Dressing Mix: ¾ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup vegetable oil 3/8 cup sugar 1/3 cup white or apple cider vinegar Break broccoli and cauliflower into bite-size pieces. Combine with onions...

FLAVORS OF FALL IN ARKANSAS The New South family is aching for leaves to turn colors and the autumn harvest to begin...

Our farmers grow a lot of veggies that yearn to mixed into a beautiful, crisp salad. Over the years, we've become dressing connoisseurs of sorts, and this honey lemon herb dressing is a favorite. We love it with Rosemary, others love it with Thyme. You can even substitute the lemon for other citrus fruits. Let thy palette be thy guide!  INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons of...

Food is fuel. The better your fuel, the better your performance. If you are already eating healthy, naturally grown foods daily, you’re making great strides to your overall health and wellness. But are you ready to take it to the next level? Herbs are more than the aromatic flavor bombs -- they are packed with nutritional value. From traditional basil leaves to...

Nothing beats the southern treat of fried green tomatoes and fried okra. We paired this recipe with a fresh salsa for a bright punch of flavor — but you can also enjoy these fried delights with your favorite dip like chipotle mayo or ranch dressing. INGREDIENTS New South green tomatoes New South okra New South cornmeal, seasoned as you like it Your pan-frying oil of...

Bending the rules in the kitchen is fun. Who says you can't add fried green tomatoes to the traditional "holy trio" of caprese (mozzarella, basil and ripe tomato)? And who says you can't put it all on a stick? We say you CAN, and you should. Pow! In this recipe, we're excited to use organic cornmeal from Braggadocio Farms, which is...

We can hardly call this a recipe, because it's so dang simple. The pure flavor of smoke, umami and salt makes this a rare and delicious treat. Enjoy on your porch before supper with your favorite beverage. INGREDIENTS New South shishito peppers A few splashes of olive oil Flake salt (Malden is a good brand) STEPS Add oil to the skillet Heat to medium-high heat Throw in the...