winter squash

Autumnal Scenes

October 10, 2013 · 2 comments

Well, fall is here for realz. We’ve mostly gotten over mourning the loss of summer and are now embracing all things autumnal. Delicata squash, leeks, and kale are back in our regular meal rotations. I tried to hold off on those three because I know that’s mostly what I’ll be eating for the next six […]


First off, what follows involves no canning and no pumpkins. I just wanted to clear that up. So many autumnal recipes call for “a can of pumpkin,” and while that’s all well and good, what if you’re interested in using an actual squash? How exactly do you get from large hard object to creamy puree? […]


Gathering Together Farm winter squash display at the Corvallis Farmers’ Market Gathering Together Farm in Philomath, Oregon grows (among other things) eight varieties of winter squash on about five acres of fertile ground. Planting, tending, harvesting, washing, packing, and delivering the bounty to market requires a lot of time and a lot of laboring, but […]