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Wednesday
Aug152018

Sharecast for August 15th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Shishito Peppers: 0.75 pounds

  • Beets: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Leeks: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Cucumber: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pound (8 oz)

  • Potatoes: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Watermelon: 1 piece

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound (16 oz)

One of the morning volunteers suggested using cucumbers in a Sichuan-style salad. Here is a recipe.

 

FRUIT

Weekly Fruit Shares only this week

  • Apricots - 1 clamshell

  • Donut Peaches - 1 clamshell

  • Red plums - 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

Wednesday
Aug082018

Sharecast for August 8th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Cucumbers: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Fairytale Eggplant: 1 pound

  • Celery: 1 piece

  • Carrots: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Leeks: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds (8 Oz)

  • Artichokes: 3 pieces

  • Melon: 1 piece

Here is a relatively easy and adaptable recipe for baby artichokes. And here are several ideas for how to use your tomatillos.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Fruit Shares This Week

  • Blueberries - 1 clamshell

  • Red Plums: 1 clamshell

  • Yellow Plums: 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Granola

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

Wednesday
Aug012018

Sharecast for August 1st, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Carrots: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Nabachen Onion: 1 pound

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Cauliflower: 1 piece

  • Cucumbers: 2 pound (32 oz)

  • Green Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Sun Jewel Melon: 1 piece

  • Cabbage: 1 piece

Wondering how to use a pound of green onions? Here are several recipe ideas.

 

FRUIT

Weekly Fruit Shares only this week

  • Apricots - 1 clamshell

  • Red Currents - 1 clamshell

  • Blueberries - 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly Shares This Week (Except as noted)

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Milk

  • Yogurt *

We received bi-weekly delivery of 6oz yogurt this week. Please pick up your share today.

Wednesday
Jul252018

Sharecast for July 25th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 1 piece

  • Cucumbers: 3 pieces

  • Green Bell Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Eggplant: 2 pieces

  • Broccoli: 1 piece

  • Artichokes: 2 pieces

  • Nabachan Onions: 1 pound (16 Oz)

  • Carrots: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Yellow Romano Beans: 1 pound (16 oz)

Artichokes are delicious, but they require a bit of preparation before you can eat them. Here is a helpful step-by-step guide.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Fruit Shares This Week

  • Blueberries - 1 clamshell

  • Sugar Plums: 1 clamshell

  • Apricots: 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Granola

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

Wednesday
Jul182018

Sharecast for July 18th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds (32 oz.)

  • Broccoli: 1 piece

  • Lettuce: 1 piece

  • Radish: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Romano Beans: 1 pound

  • Leek: 1 pound

  • Basil: 0.75 pounds (12 oz)

Basil is as fragile as it is delicious. Have you ever used this technique to keep it fresh?

 

FRUIT

Weekly Fruit Shares only this week

  • Apricots - 1 clamshell

  • Blueberries - 2 clamshells

ADD-ONS

Weekly Shares This Week (Except as noted)

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Milk

  • Yogurt *

  • Honey *

We received bi-weekly deliveries of honey and 6oz yogurt this week. Please pick up those items today.

Wednesday
Jul112018

Sharecast for July 11th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Greens: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Lettuce: 2 pieces

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Cucumbers: 2 pounds (32 oz)

  • Squash: 2 pounds (32 oz)

  • Beets: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Cabbage: 1 piece

  • Romano Beens: 2 pounds (32 oz)

Our greens this week are purslane. Here are some ideas for how to use this unique plant.
Fun fact: everything in your share this week can be pickled - including the lettuce and purslane. Here is a great primer on how to pickle anything.

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Fruit Shares This Week

  • Dark cherries- 1 quart

  • White cherries: 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Granola

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

Wednesday
Jul112018

Sharecast for July 5th, 2018

VEGETABLES

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds (32 oz)

  • Romano Beans: 1 pound (16 oz.)

  • Fava Beans: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Carrots: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Beets: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Lettuce: 3 pieces

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds (24 oz)

Fava beans take a bit of preparation, but they are well worth the effort. Here are simple instructions for fava prep. Romano beans are another item that may be unfamiliar to new members. Here are some ideas for how to use them.

 

FRUIT

Weekly Fruit Shares only this week
  • Red Cherries - 1 quart PLUS 1 clamshell

ADD-ONS

Weekly Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

Wednesday
Jun272018

Sharecast for June 28th, 2018

Here are a few notes before you get to the church this evening:

1. 
CSA delivery will be rescheduled next week due to the holiday. Delivery will be on Thursday, July 5th rather than 7/4/18. The pick up time will be at the regular time: 5:30-8:00pm.

2. There was a mix-up with the size of the cucumber share this morning. The correct share size is 2 pounds (rather than 2 pieces). Morning volunteers can visit the church this evening to pick up the remainder of their cucumber share.

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 2 pieces

  • Garlic Scapes: 0.75 pounds (12 oz.)

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Pac Choi: 2 pieces

  • Cucumbers: 2 pounds (32 oz)

  • Summer Squash: 3 pieces

  • Radish: 1 pound (16 oz)

  • Parsley: 0.5 pound (8 oz)

It can sometimes be difficult to know how to use the same vegetables week after week. Here are recipe ideas for cucumbers, lettuce and summer squash.

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Fruit Shares This Week

  • Strawberries - 1 quart

  • Rhubarb: 1.9 pounds (30.4 oz.)

Not going to eat all of your strawberries tonight? Here are two simple tricks to make your berries last longer in the fridge.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Fruit Shares This Week

  • Eggs

  • Cheese

  • Granola

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

Wednesday
Jun202018

Sharecast for 6-20-18

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 2 pieces

  • Garlic Scapes: 0.75 pounds (12 oz.)

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Red Kale: 0.75 pounds (12 oz)

  • Cucumbers: 4 pieces

  • Summer Squash: 2 pieces

  • Beets: 1 pound (16 oz)

Garlic scapes are a delicious item that may not be familiar to new CSA members. This article has a great explanation and some recipe suggestions. The beets we received this week have greens attached. Here are some ideas for how to use your beet greens.

 

FRUIT

No fruit this week. We anticipate the first delivery will be on 6/27/18.

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares of Eggs and Cheese. Other add-ons are back-ordered.

Wednesday
Jun132018

Sharecast for 6-13-18

VEGETABLES

  • Garlic: 3 pieces

  • Nabachen (Spring) Onion: 0.75 pounds (12 oz.)

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Red Kale: 0.75 pounds (12 oz)

  • Kohlrabi: 1 piece

  • Pac Choi: 2 pieces

  • Lettuce: 3 pieces

  • Red Dandelion: 0.5 pounds (8 oz)

Not familiar with everything in your share? Try this easy (and flexible) recipe with your dandelions.

 

FRUIT

No fruit this week. We anticipate the first delivery will be on 6/27/18.

ADD-ONS

Eggs only this week - both weekly and bi-weekly shares. We anticipate delivery of all other add-ons beginning next week.