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Wednesday
Sep142016

Sharecast for September 7th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Tomatillos: 0.5 pounds

  • Cabbage: 1 half head

  • Lettuce: 2 heads

  • Leeks: 0.75 pounds

  • Soybeans*: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Potatoes: 1 pound

  • Purslane: 0.75 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound


Did you like the malabar spinach last week? Today's purslane is another green in the succulent family, which has a unique tart and peppery flavor. Here are several ways to use your purslane.

*A member brought it to my attention that consuming raw soybeans can be dangerous. Please cook or ferment your soybeans before eating.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Italian Plums: 1 quart

  • Bartlett Pears: 4 pieces

  • Gala Apples: 5 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

Wednesday
Aug312016

Sharecast for August 31st, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Onion: 1 pounds

  • Husk Cherries: 0.33 pounds

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Corn: 2 pounds

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Malabar Spinach: 0.75 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound

  • Celery: 1 piece

  • Carrots: 1.5 pounds


Did you know that Malabar Spinach is a succulent and only distantly related to common spinach? Try cooking this tropical vegetable in an Indian curry or this Indonesian-style dish.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Nectarines: 3 pieces

  • Gala Apples: 4 pieces

  • Italian Plums: 1 quart

This torte is my favorite way to use Italian plums. The recipe is delicious as written, but I have also had good luck substituting ground almonds for some of the flour or using other stone fruit.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons this week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug312016

Sharecast for August 24th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Celery: 1 piece

  • Melon: 1 piece

  • Pepper: 2 pieces

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Onion: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Dandelion: 0.5 pounds

  • Soy Bean: 1 pound

  • Egglplant: 2 pounds

  • Lettuce: 1 head


Dandelions might be a weed, but they certainly aren't a pest in the kitchen. Here are several delicious recipes to try.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Ginger Gold Apples: 6 pieces

  • Yellow Peaches: 6 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

Wednesday
Aug172016

Sharecast for August 17th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Tomatillo: 0.50 pounds

  • Tomato: 1.5 pounds

  • Melon: 2 pieces

  • Eggplant: 1.5 pounds

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Leeks: 2 pieces

  • Beans: 1 pound

  • Corn: 1 bag

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Cucumbers: 1.5 pounds


Are you looking for a way to use a lot of vegetables in one recipe? Try ratatouille or caponata.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Granny Smith Apples: 3 pieces

  • Ginger Gold Apples: 3 pieces

  • White Peaches: 5 pieces

  • Yellow Peaches: 5 pieces

I am going out of town this weekend, so I will be freezing most of my peaches, rather than letting them spoil. If I were at home, I would definitely make this salad.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons this week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug102016

Sharecast for August 10th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Cucumber: 1 pound

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Tomatoes: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Eggplant: 3 pieces

  • Beans: 1 pound

  • Leeks: 3 pieces


    I usually make salsa with my CSA tomatillos. Here are several recipes for salsa and other dishes to make with yours.

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Cherries: 1 clamshell

  • Watermelon: 1 piece

  • Honeydew: 1 piece

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

    We will also have replacement butter and cider for those members affected by the shortfall last week.

Wednesday
Aug032016

Sharecast for August 3rd, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Peppers: 0.75 pounds

  • Eggplant: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Melon: 1 piece

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds

  • Beans: 2 pounds

    Have you been throwing out your carrot tops for the past few weeks? Try cooking with them instead.

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 1 pint

  • Currents: 1/2 pint

Are you getting tired of cherries and blueberries? Here are two interesting articles from the NYTimes and AccuWeather about how last winter's weather is affecting fruit harvests this summer.

 

ADD-ONS

We FINALLY have granola. Pick up all of your back-ordered shares tonight.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug032016

Sharecast for July 27th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Lettuce: 2 heads

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds

  • Carrots: 2 pounds

  • Eggplant: 1 piece

  • Mixed beans: 2 pounds

Not a fan of fennel? Maybe one of these recipes will change your mind.


FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Sweet Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 2 pints

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk 

Wednesday
Jul202016

Sharecast for July 20th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 3 pounds

  • Fava Beans: 1.5 pounds

  • Greens: 1 pound

  • Green Beans: 1.5 pounds

  • Lettuce: 2 heads

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Kohlrabi: 2 pieces

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cucumber: 3 pounds

    We tend to think of beets as cold weather vegetables. Here are some ideas of how to use your summer beets.

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 2 pints

Do you ever have problems with your berries going bad before you can eat them? Try this unique washing technique to extend their shelf life.


ADD-ONS

Market Day orders plus regular weekly and bi-weekly shares this week. Granola is still back-ordered.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Creme Fraiche

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Jams

  • Pickles

Wednesday
Jul202016

Sharecast for July 13th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 1 piece

  • Fennel: 1 Piece

  • Cabbage: 1 half head

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds

  • Kohlrabi: 1 piece

  • Squash: 3 pieces

  • Fava Beans: 1 pound

  • Swiss Chard: 1 pound

  • Basil: 0.5 pounds

  • Spinach: 0.5 pounds

Don't be intimidated by the fava beans! Here are clear instructions on how to prepare them.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Sweet Cherries: 2.5 pounds

  • Organic Blueberries: 1 pint

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week, plus back-ordered chicken.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk 

  • Chicken (2 each)

 

Wednesday
Jul202016

Sharecast for July 6th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 3 pieces

  • Radicchio: 2 pieces

  • Lettuce: 4 heads

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Mixed Greens: 1 pound

  • Kohlrabi: 2 pieces

  • Garlic Scapes: 7 pieces

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cucumber: 2 pieces

How will you use your radicchio? I plan to try this salad using CSA cherries instead of grapes. Not into pickled fruit? Here are 19 other radicchio recipes.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Cherries: 4 pounds

Want to bake some of your cherries? Here is a recipe for a flawless cherry pie.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly shares this week. Chicken and granola are back-ordered. We hope to have replacements delivered next week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Honey

  • Cheese

  • Maple Syrup

  • Eggs

  • Beef

  • Cider