Photographer: Kristin Celeste Shroeger
Northern Michigan Recipes: Local foodie Kristin Celeste Shroeger is an aspiring minimalist who creates farm-to-table recipes based on her 9 Bean Rows community supported agriculture (CSA) weekly farm share. Recipes feature seasonal CSA greens, fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs and artisan breads paired with zero-waste organic pantry staples from Traverse City's Oryana Natural Foods Cooperative and weekly organic farmer’s market finds.
Kristin bases her recipes on infused organic oils, organic vinegars and organic pestos that she makes in her minimalist kitchen from seasonal CSA herbs, vegetables and fruits. Visit Kristin’s food blog, The Intentional Minimalist, at http://
9 Bean Rows organic baby greens
9 Bean Rows organic red onion
9 Bean Rows organic turnip
Food for Thought organic dried cherries
Leelanau Cheese raclette cheese
Organic sweet and spicy candied walnuts (recipe link)
Food for Thought organic cherry raspberry preserves
Food for Thought wild leek vinegar
Food for Thought organic cherry honey mustard
Organic green onion infused olive oil (recipe link)
Oryana bulk organic sea salt
Whisk dressing together with two tablespoons preserves, one tablespoon vinegar, one tablespoon mustard and one tablespoon oil; season with sea salt. Chop red onion, turnip and cheese. Plate greens with vegetables, cheese, walnuts and drizzle with dressing.