Vegetables & Salads

Market day and beets
Vegetables & Salads

Market day and beets

My favorite neighborhood farmer’s market is on Thursdays.  This market consists of only two stalls, I think run by two brothers. One of the brothers, Soner, quite a charming guy I must add, brings most of produce from his family farm located in the outskirts of Istanbul. Every Thursday morning before my classes begin, right […]

Asparagus Officinalis
Vegetables & Salads

The call of Spring; Asparagus Officinalis

Last week I was invited to attend an “asparagus harvesting” trip in Sarıcakaya district of Eskişehir (located approximately 240 km west of Ankara). My friend Arman Badur, who is the founder of NOMAD Agriculture, has been growing asparagus for the past 10 years. Arman has set his heart on asparagus after falling in love with […]