This summer I have an organic urban farm in my back yard. It is the first time in my adult life that I have grown anything edible, beyond a few herbs in flower pots. It is a stretch to say that I am growing any of it because I am part of a pilot project for Backyard Harvest and Stefan, aka the garden ninja, actually does all of the farming for me. I watch, mostly through the lens of my camera, and learn from him, but he shows up twice a week to make sure everything is thriving.
It was Stefan who gave me the idea for this recipe. He described a loaf he buys at the farmer’s market that is stuffed full of garlic, chard and Parmesan cheese. Because my garden is just teeming with chard and kale right now I thought it the perfect thing to make. (more…)