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A bowl of 7-Layer Salad is shown.

I can’t think of another region I’ve visited that has a farm stand devoted almost entirely to fresh peas.

But every year, for a very short period, Falak Farms at 7699 Cleveland Ave., in Baroda is the place to go for fresh, shelled peas.

Book cover

"Lush: A Season by Season Celebration of Craft Beer and Produce" by Jacquelyn Dodd

English Pea Bock Risotto

English Pea and Bock Risotto is featured in “Lush: A Season by Season Celebration of Craft Beer and Produce.”

English Pea Pilsner Crepes

English Peas and Pilsner Crepes are featured in "Lush: A Season by Season Celebration of Craft Beer and Produce."

Jane Ammeson can be contacted via email at janeammeson@gmail.com or by writing to Focus, The Herald-Palladium, P.O. Box 128, St. Joseph, MI 49085.