Justin Aiello, Farmer
Asheville, North Carolina
Former farmer at Skylight Farm - just moved to a new farm. Growing organic vegetables, herbs, flowers and microgreens in Asheville, NC.
Baby radishes - fall is here! We mix these into our baby lettuce mix.
Little baby butternut squash.
I'm a big fan of growing these personal sized ones. They're a little sweeter than larger ones and a bit easier to manage when cooking.
So many tomatoes!
Tomatoes come in such a wide variety of colors, flavored and textures. It's one of my favorite parts about growing tomatoes. What are some of your favorite tomato varieties?
The best time of year. At least until I'm sick of picking them :)
Fairy tale eggplant.
Our favorite eggplant variety. We love to simply cut these in half and pop them on the grill. How do you like your eggplant?
Mini golden and green zucchini with blossoms still attached. A rare and delicious treat for us! It's hard to consistently catch them in this stage. #nofoodwaste
Chou Farci - last night's dinner.
My lovely wife made this amazing chou farci using our Napa cabbage. It's a French cabbage cake filled with layers of spiced pork, beef, carrots onions, thyme, and red wine. #NoFoodWaste
Eat your turnip greens!
Don't get rid of your turnip greens! Chop them off of your turnips before storing in the fridge in order to help the greens and roots last longer. We like to lightly sauté the greens in garlic and ...
I love the seemingly endless options for lettuce colors and textures. Here's just a few of the varieties we're growing.
Baby bunching onion.
We like to crisp up the roots in a pan and add them to our greens/salads. #nofoodwaste