Deercrest Farm is open daily 9am-6pm.
We are currently taking registrations for our 2014 CSA!
3489 Hebron Avenue 860-633-4407
Glastonbury, Ct. 06033
Situated at the crest of John Tom Hill in East Glastonbury, the family-run Deercrest Farm spans over 100 acres of orchards and fields. The site is historically renowned for its fertile ground and orchards that have produced since the colonial era. We continue that tradition today in our commitment to the overall excellence in the produce that comes from our fields and into your home. Produce and products from Deercrest have received a variety of accolades throughout New England. The store at the Deercrest Farm Market provides customers with an old-time ambiance and an emphasis on our community, as well as farm fresh crops. Make sure to stay updated as to what new crops will be harvested in the "from our fields" section.
Your CSA This Week!
Thanks to Bruce for the following recipe!! He has told many of our customers about this tart and now is the perfect time to try it!!
Marge's Tomato Tart
2 Large Tomatoes
1 Summer Squash
1 Large Potato
1/4 Cup Chopped Red Onion
2 Cups Cheese
2 Eggs, Beaten
1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9" pie plate with Pam. Cut tomatoes into slices. Cut Zucchini, squash, and potato into thin slices. Combine zucchini, squash, potato, and red onion with 1 cup cheese, eggs, and seasoning. Arrange 1/2 of the tomato slices on bottom of pie plate. Spoon vegetable mixture over tomatoes, pressing slightly to flatten. Arrange the rest of tomatoes on top, then sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until veggies are tender and glazed (1 hour).
(Original recipe calls for Swiss cheese but cheddar or any combo of what you have is fine)
113 calories, 7 Protein, 5 Fat, 10 Carbs. Serves 8.
Many thanks to CSA Member, Jessica Blacketter for sharing the following recipe. She says it is fantastic!!! Try it!
Best Blueberry Buckle Recipe
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup white sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup milk
2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour a springform pan.
Sift 2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
Beat 1/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup sugar, and egg with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Gradually add milk and beat until fluffy; stir in flour mixture, making a stiff batter. Gently fold in blueberries and spread batter into prepared springform pan.
Mix 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, cinnamon, and 1/4 cup butter in a bowl until blended and crumbly in texture. Sprinkle on top of batter, then lightly press topping into batter using fingertips.
Bake in preheated oven until golden