Eating Greeneville

Farming, bartering and foraging for meals in East Tennessee.


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Greens Reign Supreme. Nettle Soup with Green Garlic and Anchovies, Butter and Radish Toast.

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The first few meals of the season to be had from the farm or forest make me positively giddy.  This here is one of them.  My friend Jon once made me this nettle and potato soup at his farm, Azolla Farm, just north of Sacramento and I have been making it ever since.  Stinging nettles when cooked have a creamy consistency that is unrivaled by any other green in my opinion. 

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