Urban Cookery has recently partnered with our friends and local Organic farmers over at Greenflash Farms! SUPER exciting! And yesterday I received our first box of local produce from their farm share program (typically known as a CSA)! For anyone who doesn’t know what a farm share is, you basically sign up for a weekly box from your farm of choice, which is filled with their current farm produce and other farm goodies! Anything from fruits, veggies, eggs, flowers or whatever else your local farm produces.
Yesterday’s box was filled with some amazing green veggies, herbs and root veggies which put me in chef heaven planning out this week’s meals around all this bounty!
The first thing I got excited about was the spinach. Huge, leafy greens that smelled like actual spinach (it’s amazing how different farm fresh food is from the grocery store stuff)…and for some reason, every time I see fresh spinach, I think of pizza.
I recently blogged my Spinach and Caramelized Onion Naan Pizza which I LOVE, but last night I decided to add a few more elements and also, keeping with the local produce, I made sure every veggie/herb I used, was 100% local to our home in New Jersey (after all, we are the garden state).
I found some beautiful Organic Beefsteak Tomatoes, local yellow onions and fresh NJ Basil that smells divine. I also made my own homemade pizza dough (which I haven’t done in a while) and I have to say, it makes all the difference in flavor.
So let’s get this local farm fresh pizza party rollin’!
Spring Vegetable Pizza
Homemade Pizza Dough topped with Spring Veggies and two Cheeses!
Classic Dough Recipe
Perfect dough - many uses!