Winter Menu: Movie Night!

Whether you’re snowed in or just feel like staying in, add a twist to your Movie Night this winter by using products locally grown in the Pioneer Valley! Rather than ordering out, make a pizza and salad yourself with similar local ingredients to make it simple. Then enjoy your favorite movie with sweet, local popcorn.

Pizza with Squash, Spinach, and Goat Cheese from the Happy Valley Locavore Blog: This pizza highlights local products, spinach and squash, that are still available during the winter months. Use our online database to find local cheese for your pizza.

Use our online database to search for particular vegetables, or look for nearby farmers’ markets, retailers, or farm stands. – See more at: https://www.buylocalfood.org/spring-menu-cookout-with-a-local-twist/#sthash.eylcDz4p.dpuf
Use our online database to search for particular vegetables, or look for nearby farmers’ markets, retailers, or farm stands. – See more at: https://www.buylocalfood.org/spring-menu-cookout-with-a-local-twist/#sthash.eylcDz4p.dpuf

If you’re feeling ambitious, make your own homemade dough with these recipes, and use local flour!

Green Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese also from the Happy Valley Locavore Blog: With the squash, spinach, and goat cheese you used for the pizza, build a salad with local greens to perfectly compliment your pizza. Check out these local retailers to find products locally grown!

Now for the best part!

Michele’s Maple Popcorn from the Eating from the Ground Up Blog: Get your popcorn at Pioneer Valley Popcorn or through these other local popcorn producers. The recipe calls for a mixture that includes local maple syrup to pour over the popcorn for a sweet, finishing touch. Who knew popcorn could be made with local products?