Spinach, beets and more at the Veggie Sale, this week

Available this week at the Veggie Sale

Enjoy some large leaved spinach! This beautiful green spinach is an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. It packs high amounts of carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid, iron, and calcium. It is mild enough to toss in any smoothie to increase your daily vegetable intake! It is also great to incorporate in salads, pasta dishes, and more!

Mixed Greens-$4/bag
Enjoy this lovely mix of organic salad greens that have a dynamic range of leaf shapes and colors.The flavors are equally diverse: spicy to mild to slightly sweet. This mix includes red mustard, green mustard, arugula, Chinese cabbage, pac choi, and tatsoi. Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.

Enjoy a bundle of these beautiful deep reddish/purple beets. These beets are perfect pickled, fresh, cooked, or in borscht. Enjoy the health benefits of fiber, folate, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C. Beetroots and beetroot juice have been associated with numerous health benefits, including improved blood flow, lower blood pressure, and increased exercise performance

Chamomile Flowers-$2/bundle
Looking for a way to relax on a breezy summer night? Look no further! Make your very own chamomile tea with these flower bundles. This is a great option for those of you who are looking to avoid the chemicals and additives that most store bought teas steep into your water. We will have the flowers bundles ready for you. All you have to do is pop the tops off, dry them for a few days, and that’s it! You’re ready to brew some fresh and organic chamomile tea.

Get a large bag of these chives which are a wonderful addition to many of your staple dishes. Chives are rich source of vitamin K, C, and folic acid. They are also high in minerals such as manganese, magnesium and iron. If you are worried about having too many you can always freeze some for a later date!

Potted Chive, Dill, or Cilantro-$8/pot
Get your very own little potted herb! This is a great choice for people who don’t have the space or time to garden but want the fresh taste that only hand picked herbs have to offer. You can harvest whenever you need from the comfort of your own living space. We currently have a selection of dill, cilantro, and chives for sale. Please specify in your email which potted herb you would like. A picture is included down below for further reference.

Dark Opal Basil Microgreen-$5/bag
Adds robust, sweet-and-spicy flavor and visual interest to summery cocktails and makes a colorful dessert garnish.

Mild Microgreen Mix-$5/bag
This blend of mildly flavored brassicas contains mizuna, cabbage, kale, and kohlrabi. Mostly green with a touch of purple.

Spicy Microgreen Mix-$5/bag
A colorful blend of red and green mustards with various textures. Spicy flavor pairs well with the Mild Micro Mix.

Red Russian Kale- $4/bag
Add some variety to your greens life with this kale. Stems are purple; leaves are flat, toothed, and dark green with purple veins. This plants also has leaves that are more tender compared to other kales. Great for salads and light cooking!

This variety has long, dark, lobed leaves which add nice shape to salads. With fresh, tart, bitter, and peppery flavor my favorite way to incorporate these is in sandwiches.

Send a direct email to Libby Courchaine, schmem01@uwgb.edu to place your order! If you do not send your request to this email I will not receive your order. You will receive a confirmation email to ensure your request can be met. Supplies are limited.

This Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from Noon to 1 p.m., please come to the plaza gardens outside of the University Union in between the Cofrin and Theater Hall. If it is raining, I will be outside the Union bookstore on the couches.

If you request produce, please remember to come pick it up so it does not go to waste. If these times do not work for you, please send me an email in advance with your order and we can arrange something!

UW System seeks funding for fast-growing program at UW-Green Bay – The Press Times

UW President Ray Cross, UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, John Katers, discussed funding to improve instructional spaces Monday, June 10. The Press Times has the story.

via UW System seeks funding for fast-growing program at UWGB – The Press.

Salt Lake City economic development official named CEO of Greater Richmond Partnership | Local | richmond.com

The head of the economic development department in Salt Lake City has been named the new president and CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership. Lara Fritts ’93 (Regional Analysis) will become the top executive of the Richmond regional economic development organization effective Aug. 12, the group announced Monday.

via Salt Lake City economic development official named CEO of Greater Richmond Partnership | Local | richmond.com.

Larry the Cable Guy to ‘Git-R-Done’ with Weidner Center show Nov. 30

Heck ya, sleeveless plaid goes perfectly with the velvet seats at the Weidner Center, according the Press-Gazette. Comedian Larry the Cable Guy will play the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay performing arts center at 8 p.m. Nov. 30. Tickets are $59.50 and $39.50 and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at ticketstaronline.com, 800-895-0071 and the Resch Center box office.

via Larry the Cable Guy to ‘Git-R-Done’ with Weidner Center show Nov. 30, Press Gazette

‘Git-R-Done’: Larry the Cable Guy coming to Green Bay | WLUK

One of the country’s top comedians is coming to Green Bay, reports Fox 11. Larry the Cable Guy will be at the Weidner Center on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. for his Remain Seated tour. After rising to fame through the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Larry the Cable Guy became well-known for his country stand-up comedy act, which always includes his signature catchphrase, “Git-R-Done.”

via ‘Git-R-Done’: Larry the Cable Guy coming to Green Bay | WLUK.

Green Bay Partners With NASA To Monitor Blue-Green Algae | Wisconsin Public Radio

Green Bay is now one of three freshwater locations where NASA is monitoring blooms of blue-green algae. WPR talks with a local researcher — Prof Kevin Fermanich ·(NAS) about how the program will work and the types of water pollution the area is dealing with.

via Green Bay Partners With NASA To Monitor Blue-Green Algae | Wisconsin Public Radio.

UW-Green Bay Prof. Sarah Detweiler has photo chosen as ‘top 40’

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Sarah Detweiler (Art and Design, Photography) had a photograph she created chosen as one of the top 40 digital images of the year internationally by the Los Angles Center for Digital Art. This image “Self-Portrait with Buddha. Phillips, Nebraska” will be on exhibit this summer in Los Angles along with the other 39 winning images. (R.I.P to dog model Buddha — the one eyed pug wonder — who passed this last winter.)

Sarah Detweiler and Buddha