2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #5


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

A Route Z Route
cabbage, Nu Way Farm baby beets with greens, Nu Way Farm
blueberries, Dawson’s Orchards garlic scapes, Pucker Brush Farm, CNG or Clarion River Organics, OG
cucumber, Weeping Willow Farm cucumber, Weeping Willow Farm
zucchini, Weeping Willow Farm zucchini, Weeping Willow Farm
candy onions, Weeping Willow Farm green onions, Blue Goose Farm, CNG
**cauliflower, Clarion River Organics, OG savoy cabbage, Clarion River Organics, OG
kale, Clarion River Organics, OG kale, Clarion River Organics, OG
Romaine lettuce, Sunny Meadow Farm **Romaine lettuce, Sunny Meadow Farm
Rhubarb Jam, Penn’s Corner Farm Allliance

**Some A Route members received dilly beans as a substitution for cauliflower.

**Some Z Route members received extra cucumbers as a substitution for Romaine lettuce.

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Cabbage

Nu Way Farm

Store:  Cabbage should be stored in your refrigerator.  Wrapping it in plastic may keep it fresher for a longer period of time.

Recipe:  Spicy Cabbage Slaw

 

 

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Baby Beets with Greens

Nu Way Farm

Store:  Cut the greens from the roots and store in separate plastic bags in the refrigerator.  The greens are edible and delicious!

Recipe:  Roasted Beets and Sauteed Beet Greens

 

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Blueberries

Dawson’s Orchards

Store:  Keep blueberries refrigerated, unwashed, in a rigid container covered with clear wrap

 

 

 

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Garlic Scapes:  Pucker Brush Farm or Clarion River Organics

Store:  Garlic scapes will keep for about 3 weeks in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  They can also be chopped and frozen in plastic freezer bags.

Uses:  Though scapes are milder than regular garlic they can be substituted for garlic in any recipe.  They can also be added to salads and eaten raw.

 

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Cucumber

Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Keep cucumbers in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.  Wrapping them in plastic may keep them fresher for a longer period of time.

 

 

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Zucchini

Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Place zucchini in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  It should stay fresh for at least 4 – 5 days.

Recipe:  Zucchini and Ricotta Galette

 

 

 

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Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  These onions have not been cured so they should be stored in the refrigerator and used within a couple weeks.

 

 

 

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Green Onions

Blue Goose Farm 

Store:  Wrap your green onions in a slightly damp paper towel. Place them inside a plastic bag or storage container.

Uses:  Can be chopped and eaten raw or lightly sauteed.  Both green and white parts are edible.

 

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Cauliflower

Clarion River Organics

Store:  Refrigerate in a plastic bag, use within a week or so.

 

 

 

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Savoy Cabbage

Clarion River Organics 

Store:  Cabbage should be stored in your refrigerator.  Wrapping it in plastic may keep it fresher for a longer period of time.

Recipe:  Spicy Cabbage Slaw

 

 

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Kale

Clarion River Organics

Store:  Place kale in an airtight bag in the refrigerator.

Uses:  Eat raw in salads, saute, add to soups or bake into kale chips.

 

 

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Romaine Lettuce

Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Place dry, unwashed lettuce in an airtight plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.  If you notice that the lettuce is wet, pat dry before storage or place a paper towel around the lettuce inside the bag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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