Cohasset Mariner & Hingham Journal

BELBER: Scapes Spruce Up Local Fare July 1, 2015 Here at the Corner Stop, the only thing that makes us happier than bringing local farms to table is to bring school gardens to table. Our friends at Holly Hill have been doing sacred work for years getting school children’s hands dirty and and giving them an appreciation of sustainable farming. We’re proud to play a part through our composting program, feeding the earth that feeds us. Come in to taste the fruits of their labor with Walnut Crusted Halibut + Garlic Scapes + Yukon Gold Puree.  Read Jonny’s column here…  
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Jon Belber, Education Director, Holly Hill Farm

   

We’ve got Garlic Scapes Grown at Hingham High

1619487_10153520982460757_463928582306204305_n   Janice from Holly Hill farms showed up today with a pile of garlic scapes grown at Hingham High School, making us pretty giddy… 11048698_10153520982245757_2737039666855158732_n   If you’re not familiar with garlic scapes, they’re the flower stalk of the garlic plant that are usually cut to allow the plant to focus its energy on the bulb.  Besides being nearly too pretty to eat, the garlic scapes are delicious, with a milder garlic flavor and a slight sweetness.  We’re thinking Garlic Scape Pesto for the Halibut…

Green Initiatives at The Corner Stop

earth-day-300x289   Hope you had a Happy Earth Day! Thought we’d share just a few ways we love our Mother at The Corner Stop… * We collect all our kitchen scraps and coffee grinds and, once a week, our good friend Jonny from Holly Hill Farm picks it up to add to their luscious compost pile. * Our fryer oil is collected and processed into biodiesel fuel. * We recycle everything we possibly can- bottles, cans, plastic, cardboard… You’d be surprised how many restaurants choose not to. * Our takeout supplies are fully biodegradable. Sure, there are easier ways of doing things, but it’s important to us to have our business reflect our values.