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Putting on the lbs

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The chefs are coming back in anticipation for the school year to begin. We are harvesting a TON of produce off the farm, literally 2,000 lbs a week. Go time was yesterday. We are really starting to see our produce in the meals throughout the kitchens in the company, which is always exciting.

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Can you say tomato? The widely anticipated crop is here, exactly three weeks ahead of schedule…… ahhhhhhhh! It’s probably a good thing they are ready now because it looks like we will be having a short year for tomatoes. Lots of rain and cool nights are no bueno!

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Local Produce Lover Chelsie, Executive Chef of Hendrick House, has been taking a lot!

Today was the first real harvest of watermelon. Like the tomatoes I purposely planted them late in the season so they would try to line up with the beginning of the school year.  Close but no cigar. I hope we have some left with the Greek Chefs get back to their houses!

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The flavor winner of the company! Yellow Doll!!! Super sweet!

The chefs have been sending me a lot of pictures of their creations and here are a few showing you what they’ve been up to this summer.

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Paige’s Zucchini Bread. It was absolutely delicious.

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Healthy and light summertime meal at Hendrick House! Avocado mayo with cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion and spinach. YUM

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Hendrick House green beans and cherry tomatoes with parsley from our roof

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4 thoughts on “Putting on the lbs

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  1. Farhan says:

    Hello, I was wondering whether Hendricks House Catering allows volunteering groups to collect leftover foods from the various student housings that HH supplies food to and serve it to Homeless Shelters around U-C?
    Thanks

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