The mission of Sustainable Solano’s Local Food initiative is to create an environmentally sustainable, economically viable and socially just local food system in Solano County. You can help us build a local food system. Find out how below!
Seasonal Spotlight: Winter Squash
Why Eat Winter Squash?
Winter squash, such as butternut, kabocha, pumpkin, delicata and acorn, are rich in Vitamin C, A, B Vitamins, potassium and magnesium.
How to Prepare it?
Try butternut squash with sage, nuts and seeds, chili flakes, apples and pears. It can be roasted, steamed or added to soups and stews.
Try kabocha squash roasted on a spinach salad, in Asian curries, on a pizza with goat cheese or in a “pumpkin” pie.
Try delicata squash roasted. For this winter squash, you can eat the skin!
Where to Find it?
Find winter squash
- at your local farm stands and open farmers markets
- in your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box from local farms
- at restaurants that source locally
- find these and more on the local food map
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News and Updates
Learn more about Wilkinson Acres and the people behind it in this Q&A with co-owner/farmer Courtney Wilkinson.
Permaculture educators Anne Freiwald and Lydia Neilsen talk permaculture and working with soil, water, plants and community.
In the weeks since the LNU Lightning Complex wildfires tore through many of Solano County’s family farms, we have been humbled by the number of you who poured in donations to help those who had lost homes, animals and crops to the devastation.