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How Do You Cook This Stuff?
    Recipes for Locally Grown Foods

So what to do with all those strange and wonderfully nutritious things you bought at the FarmBoat Floating Market? These recipes are focused on utilizing foods that grow here in the Northwest during the different seasons. Seasonal eating assures you get the very most out of your food. The best flavors and highest degree of nutrient value is achieved when you eat natural foods that are ripened at the peak of the season the way nature intended.

Local Recipes Support Local Food Providers

Learning to cook with local ingredients helps improve your health, supports the local economy, and reduces the impact on the planet by reducing food transportation costs. It's a multi-win situation. Become a master chef of local foods and you will be a hero to your family, friends and neighbors as well as the rest of the planet.

About Our Local Recipes

Each recipe is crafted of local ingredients. Consider these recipes to be a general guideline for your culinary repertoire. The number one rule when cooking with local foods is to experiment and find the flavor combinations you enjoy most. Cooking should be like art. Swap out ingredients and add different seasonings. Each time you create a meal, it should be a little different than before.

FarmBoat Forty-League Diet Plan

We encourage everyone to take the challenge of the popular "100 mile diet". However, we relax the rules just a little bit to ensure that the idea of eating local is sustainable for a lifetime--(40 leagues is about 140 miles). LEARN MORE >>

Contribute Your Local Recipes!

Got a great recipe that uses local ingredients? Send it to us so we may share it with others! The more people know about the nutritional value and flavor opportunities of cooking with local foods, the better for us all! Learn More>>

The FarmBoat Floating Market aboard the Virginia V at Lake Union Park is closed due to City of Seattle adverse policies against small businesses. For more information, see "FarmBoat Under Siege."

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