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2022 CSA Week 20 Recipes

This week we included honeynut squash, which is a newer variety that has a richer, nutier taste than regular butternut. Your shares contain a mix of peppers including poblano, which has a mild, smokey heat, and a mix of green large sweet peppers. We've been waiting patiently for our pepper plants to start yielding more, and they're begining to reward us, so we'll be including a variety of peppers from now through the end of the season. We're feeling great about this temperature shift, though we still have a seedling house full of plants we need to get into the ground over the next few weeks, so we still have a lot of work ahead of us.  We hope you enjoy the vegetables, have a great week!

2022 CSA Week 19 Recipes

This week we included spaghetti squash, which we would recommend eating within a week or two. We’ve found that once it starts to develop a blemish, it’s best to try and use it within a few days. Their thin skin doesn’t lend well to long term storage. The squash is quite versatile, and unlike real spaghetti, it can be used in sweeter applications, such as baked with brown sugar, or in muffins, cake, pie, etc. It’s feeling like soup weather, so we included three soup recipes on this week’s blog. We highly recommend the borscht below. We made a blonde borscht with golden beets, but the purple beets included in the share are also delicious and add a savory, earthy flavor. We hope you enjoy the vegetables, have a great week!

2022 CSA Week 18 Recipes

We’ve got a great mix of vegetables for you this week. We included okra for the first time this season. We recommend using the okra in gumbo, with either chicken or the more classic andouille sausage. It’s also great roasted or fried on its own.   We included a small amount of lunchbox peppers, which are insanely sweet and wonderful for fresh eating. Now that the weather is cooling down, it’s the perfect time to make soup. We have great butternut soup recipe on the website, If you would like to make the squash soup a little richer add 1/2 cup heavy cream at the end.  Cabbage pairs really nicely with tomatoes in soups and stews, so if you have tomatoes piling up, that’s a great way to use them. Thank you all and have a wonderful week!

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Vegetable Groups

Below are the different groups of vegetables included in our CSA shares, and that we bring to the farmers' markets. Please click on the titles to find out more about our vegetable groups.






Firm Greens
Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage, Collard Greens
Root Vegetables
Carrots, Parsnips, Fennel, Radishes, Turnips, Rutabaga, Celeriac, Kohlrabi, Beets
Legumes & More
Peas, Beans, Okra, Sweet Corn, Strawberries
Leafy Greens
Lettuce, Endive, Kale, Arugula, Tat-soi, Pak choi, Mizuna greens
Allium
Onions, Leeks, Garlic, Chives
Summer Cucurbits
Summer squash, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Patty pan squash
Herbs
Basil, Mint, Oregano, Thyme, Marjoram, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, Lovage, Dill
Solanaceae
Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Potatoes, Ground Cherries
Fall Cucurbits
Pumpkins, Watermelons, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Acorn squash, Butternut squash
Toil and sweat, Nova our pet, farmer’s tans, and garden plans, these are a few of our favorite things.
Come see us at the Farmers Market!

Click the link to see what markets we will be at. We go to a number of markets throughout the year. If you would lie to come talk to us about our CSA program or if you would likr to buy our seasonal produce all grown on our farm Click the link.