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Wednesday
Jul292015

Sharecast for July 29th, 2015

Here is the sharecast for our seventh distribution of the season. See below for details about what you can expect this evening. 

Great to see some of you at the picnic this past Saturday! We will have more events later in the season, so keep your eyes open for those announcements.

Thanks to all our morning volunteers for setting up this morning. We look forward to seeing the rest of our members at the distribution this evening!


VEGETABLES

  • 1/2 Cabbage: 1 piece

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Cucumber: 4 pounds

  • Eggplant: 2 pieces

  • Fava Beans: 1 pound

  • Kohlrabi: 1 piece

  • Lettuce: 3 heads

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 3 pieces

Are you tired of the hassle of shelling and peeling your fava beans? Try blanching them with baking soda or freezing them to speed up the peeling process. Or you can even leave the peels on.

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Apricots: 1 quart

  • Yellow Sugar Plums: 1 quart

  • AveryMac Apples: 2 pieces

Additional fruit for weekly fruit shares only (backordered from last week):

  • JonaGold Apples: 2 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly and biweekly shares

  • Eggs

  • Yogurt

  • Milk

  • Cheese

  • Butter 

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Jul222015

Sharecast for July 22nd, 2015

Here is the sharecast for our sixth distribution of the season. See below for details about what you can expect this evening. 

We are having a picnic! The annual Harvest Astoria CSA summer picnic will be held this Saturday, July 25th, from 1-4 pm in Astoria Park. We hope to see you there!

Thanks to all our morning volunteers! We look forward to seeing the rest of our members at the distribution this evening.

VEGETABLES

  •  Cucumber: 2 pounds

  •  Fava Beans: 1 pounds

  •  Fennel: 1 piece

  •  Kohlrabi: 1 piece

  •  Onion: 2 pieces

  •  Pac Choi: 1 piece

  •  Pepper: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 3 pieces

  • Beans: 1 pound

  • Napa Cabbage: 0.5 head


Kohl-what? Here is a quick primer on kohlrabi that includes five healthy recipe ideas.

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Dark Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 1 pint

  • Crispin Apples: 3 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week

  • Eggs

  • Yogurt

  • Milk

Wednesday
Jul152015

Sharecast for July 15th, 2015

Here is the sharecast for our fifth distribution of the season. See below for details about what you can expect this evening. 

A quick note for members this week:

We are having a picnic! Mark your calendars now -- the annual Harvest Astoria CSA summer picnic will be held from 1-4 pm on Saturday, July 25th in Astoria Park. More details will follow in the coming weeks.

Thanks to all our morning volunteers for braving the rain! We look forward to seeing the rest of our members at the distribution this evening!

VEGETABLES

  • Cabbage: 1 piece

  • Cucumber: 4 pounds

  • Fava Beans: 1 pound

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Squash: 5 pieces

  • Swiss Chard: 0.75 pound

  • Hakurei Turnips: 1 pound

  • Eggplant: 1 piece

Don't know how to use 4 pounds of cucumbers? Make pickles! Here is a good recipe for pickling beginners.

FRUIT

Weekly and Bi-Weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Tart Cherries: 1 pound

  • Dark Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 1 pint

ADD-ONS

Weekly and biweekly shares

  • Eggs

  • Yogurt

  • Milk

  • Cheese

  • Butter 

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Jul082015

Sharecast for July 8th, 2015

Here is the sharecast for our fourth distribution of the season. See below for details about what you can expect this evening. 

Here are a few notes for members this week:

1. We are having a picnic! Mark your calendars now -- the annual Harvest Astoria CSA summer picnic will be held on Saturday, July 25th in Astoria Park. More details will follow in the coming weeks.

2. Want to learn more about how the CSA is run? The core group will be meeting tomorrow night,July 9th, from 7-8pm at The Strand Smokehouse on Broadway between 29th and Crescent Streets. All members are welcome to attend the meeting.

Thanks to all our morning volunteers for unloading the vegetables and setting up the church. I look forward to seeing the rest of our members at the distribution this evening!

VEGETABLES

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Dandelion: 0.5 pound

  • Fava Beans: 1 pound

  • Fennel: 2 pieces

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • White Kale: 1 pound

  • Cucumber: 0.75 pound

Never cooked with dandelions before? Those weeds can be delicious! Here are some recipe suggestions.

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • White Cherries: 1 pint

  • Dark Cherries: 3 pints

Note: For the second week in a row, some of the cherries took a tumble when they were being brought into the church this morning. They are all accounted for and have been rinsed, but you should make sure to wash your cherries carefully before eating.

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Eggs

  • Yogurt

  • Milk

Wednesday
Jun172015

Sharecast for June 17th, 2015

This is our first distribution of the 2015 season!

Important notes for members: 

1. Distribution is from 5:30-8:00pm. You must be finished picking up your vegetables by 8pm, so please get to the church no later than 7:45.

2. PLEASE do not walk through the sanctuary when entering the church. Members should enter through one of the open red doors that lead directly to the parish hall.

3. We do not provide bags or boxes for your veggies. Please plan on bringing your own grocery bags to distribution each week. 

 VEGGIES:

  •  Hakurei: 0.75 pound
  • Garlic: 3 pieces
  • Black Radish: 1 pound
  • Red Kale: 0.75 pound
  • Lettuce heads: 2 pieces
  • Collards: 0.5 pound
  • Radish: 0.5 pound
  • Pac Choi: 3 pieces

FRUIT:

No fruit this week. Look for fruit shares to begin next week or the following.

ADD-ONS:

Weekly and Bi-Weekly Shares:

  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Granola
  • Cider

Milk and butter are back ordered.

 

Tuesday
Jun022015

First Vegetable Delivery 6/17/15

We have just received confirmation that our first vegetable delivery of the summer season will be on Wednesday, June 17th. Check back on the 17th for a sharecast!

Thursday
May142015

Registration Closed for Summer 2015

Thank you for your interest in Harvest Astoria CSA.

Registration is now closed for the season. 

Please contact us if you'd like to be added to our e-mailing list for next year's sign-up announcements.

Sign-ups for the 2016 spring/summer/fall season will begin in January 2016.

Monday
Apr202015

Registration Now Open for 2015 Season!

Check out pricing and basic information here.

Learn more about our additional products here.

We offer income-based subisidies for those who qualify. Learn more here.

Have other questions? Take a look at our FAQ page or email jenni@harvestastoria.com

Wednesday
Nov122014

Sharecast for November 12, 2014

Last Distribution for our 2014 Season!

 

VEGGIES:

  • Napa cabbage: 1 piece
  • Brussels sprouts on stalk: 1 piece
  • Turnip: 1 pound
  • Mixed greens: 0.75 pound
  • Fennel: 1 piece
  • Kohlrabi: 1 piece
  • Pac choi: 1 piece
  • Sweet potato: 1 pound
  • Onion: 0.75 pound
  • Carrot: 2 pounds
  • Lettuce: 1 piece
  • Winter squash: 1 piece
  • Cardoon: 0.5 pound

 

FRUIT:

Weekly shares only

  • Lady apples: 1 quart box
  • Gala apples: 1 bag
  • Cranberries: 1 bag

 

ADD-ONS:

Weekly shares

  • Eggs

 

Wednesday
Nov052014

Sharecast for November 5, 2014

Penultimate Distribution for our 2014 Season!

 

VEGGIES:

  • Winter squash: 1 piece
  • Kohlrabi: 1 piece
  • Celery root: 1 piece
  • Potato: 1 pound
  • Carrot: 2 pounds
  • Radish: 0.5 pound
  • Eggplant: 1 pound
  • Pepper: 1 pound
  • Mixed greens: 0.75 pound

 

FRUIT:

Weekly and Biweekly shares

  • Golden Russet apples: 1 bag
  • Fuji apples: 1 bag

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and Biweekly shares

  • Eggs
  • Chicken
  • Evans milk (October 22 back-order) 

**The 10 and 20 weeks of the other Add-ons shares are completed.

**Beef share members, please see my email from this morning.