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Urban Farming — Lloyd the Farmer


Recipe 14: Red pontiac gratin with brussel sprouts

Recipe 14: Red pontiac gratin with brussel sprouts

Lloyd has been making the most of home grown potatoes recently, elevating his freshly harvested, home grown spuds to hero status!

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Recipe 13: Green tomato pickle

Recipe 13: Green tomato pickle

Here is a delicious way to enjoy young, green tomatoes from your Glowpear, for longer, whether early or late in the season. Try the green tomato pickle!

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Recipe 12: Borage, pea and mint soup

Recipe 12: Borage, pea and mint soup

This delicious soup is perfect to make use of those late spring peas, as well and flourishing borage and mint in your summer Glowpear.

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Recipe 11: Sprouting broccoli and mushroom rice bowl

Recipe 11: Sprouting broccoli and mushroom rice bowl

This recipe is a great way to use sprouting brassicas or other leafy greens from your Glowpear, in a delicate Japanese inspired dish.

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Recipe 10: Zucchini and basil slice with roasted balsamic cherry tomatoes

Recipe 10: Zucchini and basil slice with roasted balsamic cherry tomatoes

Late summer harvests always need a yummy solution to make sure the produce you've grown doesn't go to waste. Lloyd has made sure he's got that sorted this year, so get your baking tins ready for this corker!

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Recipe 9: Fuzzy basil cheese sticks

Recipe 9: Fuzzy basil cheese sticks

Our friend Alice Zaslavsky has a range of new vegetable based recipes that Lloyd has been trying out this spring with the produce from his Glowpear Café Planters. Here's a super simple and yummy way to use up that excess basil from your Glowpear!

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Recipe 8: Curry roasted cauliflower and pumpkin with crispy kale chips

Recipe 8: Curry roasted cauliflower and pumpkin with crispy kale chips

Spring is in the air, as winter fades like a distant memory. Winter produce beckons, so I've come up with this perfect dish to use up the final remants of the crops from colder months.

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Recipe 7: Winter broccoli soup

Recipe 7: Winter broccoli soup

As winter approaches, it'll be time to harvest some of those healthy greens from your veggie patch. Try making this awesome soup with your crop as Lloyd has done with produce from his Café Planters.

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Recipe 6: Mignonette and red oak lettuce with gruyere, Dijon vinaigrette and garlic croutons

Recipe 6: Mignonette and red oak lettuce with gruyere, Dijon vinaigrette and garlic croutons

Our friend Indira Naidoo has a range of terrific, fresh recipes that I've been trying out this summer. Grow mignonette and red oak lettuce in your Glowpear, and either cultivate or purchase your favorite type of garlic to mix with the rest of the ingredients for this yummy summer salad.

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Recipe 5: Mia’s Cultivate Salad from Farmwall

Recipe 5: Mia’s Cultivate Salad from Farmwall

I've been busy experimenting with microgreens from our friends at Farmwall, along with the produce from my Glowpear Café Planters. 

Check out this terrific salad mix that Farmwall suggests, something I've been tinkering with this spring:

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