Summer Recipes with Crops from Louisiana, South Carolina, and Florida

Summer is upon us, and that means that every state in the country has fresh produce of one kind or another ripening on the vine, branch, or even underground. It’s the perfect time to try a new recipe with your state’s in-season produce. Any Michelin-star chef will tell you that fresh ingredients are the first requirement for creating a mouth-watering dish. By using products grown in your home state, your ingredients could only be fresher if you grew them yourself.

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AgAmerica Recipe Card: Red Chili Con Carne

Few dishes are as universally popular as chili, and this “Red Chili Con Carne” from Forrest Pritchard’s new book, Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey, brings together the best in produce and protein! Going back to the roots of the dish, who better to offer culinary advice on these farm recipes than the growers themselves? This recipe requires a few basic ingredients and your choice of ground meat to whip up a culinary delight.

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AgAmerica Recipe Card: Honey-Orange Drumsticks

There’s no finer way to honor agriculture’s fruits (and vegetables!) of labor than with a really tasty farm recipe; double points if you’re using nutritional produce you grew yourself or bought from a Farmers’ Market. Renowned sustainable farmer and author, Forrest Pritchard, knows some of the best recipes out there using nutritional produce, and he’s included some of the most delectable in his new book, Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey.

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