When faced with an overabundance of summer produce, gardeners choose to do many things. The most obvious choice is, of course, custard.

Other options include an unrelenting parade of salads. Pies. Muffins. Gift baskets to friends. Or, for the truly desperate, shoving all your extra tomatoes, zucchini, or what-have-you into the first unlocked car you can find and booking it out of there , desperately hoping the police do not dust for your green thumbprints.

But back to that custard. The good earthy folks in Del Ray, Alexandria had a simple solution for their zucchini abundance: Take it to the Dairy Godmother. (more…)