Chocolate Walnut Zucchini Cake

From This makes a great summer birthday cake!

2 1/4 cups sifted all purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup vegetable oil (or coconut oil) 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This recipe comes from Eric & Joanna Reuter, who volunteered on our farm a few years ago and went on to start their own farm (Chert Hollow Farm) outside Columbia, Missouri. Rachel asked for this cake for her birthday.

2 1/2 cups flour1/2 cup cocoa2 1/2 tsp. baking powder1 1/2 tsp. baking soda1 tsp salt1 […]

Pumpkin Pie

Prepare a pie crust (use your favorite recipe)

Preheat oven to 425 degrees

Mix thoroughly: 2 cups cooked, mashed pumpkin or other cooked winter squash (I like it with butternut) You can roast it in the oven or steam it on the stovetop. 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk or cream 2/3 cup brown sugar […]

Acorn Squash with Coconut Custard

An easy Autumn dessert.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Halve and seed two acorn squashes. Bake, face-down, in a pan with some water, for 15 minutes, until they begin to get soft.

Combine and beat well: 2 cups coconut milk 1/3 cup sugar A dash of salt 2 eggs

Lower oven temperature to 300. Pour egg […]

Zucchini Fritters

From Local shareholder Michelle Almond

This recipe takes a long time to prepare so be ready for some serious time in the kitchen!


5-6 zucchini, squash grated 1 large onion, grated 2 medium potatoes, grated 2 tablespoons fresh dill 1 cup flour 1 cup corn starch 1 […]

Sweet Potato Pie

1/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 2 cups granulated sugar 1 small can (5 ounces, about 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons) evaporated milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 prepared pie shells, unbaked

Mix butter, potatoes, sugar and evaporated milk until well blended. […]

Zucchini Cookies

From our friend Joanna Reuter

4¼ cups Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Cinnamon ½ to 1 tsp Ground Cloves 1 tsp Salt 2-3 cups Grated zucchini or summer squash 1 1/2-2 Cups sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup yogurt 2 eggs 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 2 cups […]

Melon or Watermelon Sorbet

Melon or watermelon popsicles can be made with the same recipe!

3 cups water 1 cup sugar 3 cups pureed ripe melon or watermelon 1 Tablespoon lemon or lime juice

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium hear. Stir until the sugar dissolves, then let simmer for 5 minutes. Chill sugar water. […]