Local Basil Lemonade

What could be more thirst quenching on a hot summer day than a mason jar full of homemade lemonade filled with ice? There’s just something about the taste of lemonade that lets our body and mind know that it’s summer. Something about the sweat dripping off the cold class and the smell of sweet lemons that naturally refreshes us.

With the abundance of local basil in Virginia right now, especially the harvest from Victory Farms, mix up your traditional lemonade recipe with some fresh basil leaves for a taste that will soon make it’s home on your palate.

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Come Get Your Basil Fix

Local, fresh Victory Farms Basil is in season right now. Stop by the store to get your fix – at just $2.99 a bunch, you definitely don’t want to miss out! If you would like to buy in bulk, we will also be taking special orders at customer service with a 10% discount, so don’t hesitate to ask.

“Basil, originally from India, is best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, and also plays a major role in the Northeast Asian cuisine of Taiwan and the Southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.” We recommend making a big batch of pesto, freezing it in an ice cube tray and saving it for later! Click here for a fresh, quick recipe.