2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #7


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

A Route Z Route
1 pint blueberries, Dawson’s Orchards 1 pint blueberries, Dawson’s Orchards
4 ears corn, Matthews Farm 3/4# carrots or kohlrabi, River View Farm
2 zucchini, Weeping Willow Farm 2# new white potatoes, Nu Way Farm
cilantro, Nu Way Farm basil, River View Farm
2 cucumbers, Weeping Willow Farm or Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 2 cucumbers, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
1# Roma beans, Sunny Meadow Farm 1# green, yellow or dragon tongue beans, Hostetler Farm
Swiss chard, Nu Way Farm Swiss chard, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
1# candy onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 1# candy onions, Weeping Willow Farm
red or green butterhead lettuce, Clarion River Organics (OG) red or green butterhead lettuce, Clarion River Organics (OG)
garlic, Clarion River Organics (OG) garlic, Clarion River Organics (OG)
2# new white potatoes, Nu Way Farm

 

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Blueberries

Dawson’s Orchards

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

 

 

 

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Corn

Matthews Farm

Store: Refrigerate corn with the husks on.

Recipe:  Mexican Corn on the Cob

 

 

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Carrots

River View Farm

Store:  If the greens are attached, remove them and store the carrots and greens in separate plastic bags in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

kohlrabiKohlrabi

River View Farm

Store:  If greens are attached, remove and place bulbs and greens in separate plastic bags in the refrigerator.  Both parts are edible.  

 

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Zucchini

Weeping Willow Farm, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose Farm

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

Recipe:  Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies 

 

 

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Cilantro

Nu Way Farm 

Store:  Keep cilantro in the refrigerator in a plastic bag.

 

 

 

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Basil

Nu Way Farm

Store:  To keep basil fresh, trim the stems and place them in a glass or jar of water, just like cut flowers.  Don’t refrigerate your basil, the delicate leaves may turn black.

 

 

 

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Cucumbers

Weeping Willow Farm, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose 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.

Recipe:  Cucumber Yogurt Salad 

 

 

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Roma Beans

Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Place beans in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

 

 

 
mixed beanscropGreen, Yellow or Dragon Tongue Beans

Hostetler Farm

Store:  Place beans in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

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Swiss Chard

Nu Way Farm, Weeping Willow Farm or Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Place dry, unwashed chard in an airtight plastic bag in your refrigerator.  If the chard begins to wilt, submerge the wilted greens in cold water and keep in the refrigerator overnight.

Recipe:  Sauteed Swiss Chard with Onions

 

 

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Candy Onions

Blue Goose Farm or 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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Red or Green Butterhead Lettuce

Clarion River Organics

Store:  Keep lettuce in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  If the lettuce is wet place a paper towel in the bag to absorb some of the moisture.

 

 

fresh-garliccropGarlic

Clarion River Organics 

Store:  This garlic is fresh and has not been cured.  Be sure to store it in your refrigerator and use it within a couple of weeks.

 

 

 

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New Potatoes

Nu Way Farm

Store:  These freshly harvested potatoes should be kept in the refrigerator in a brown paper bag.

Recipe:  Tuscan Potato Salad

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One thought on “2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #7

  1. The candy onions were amazing! I just sliced them into quarters, drizzled them with olive oil and put them in the oven under the broiler for 5 minutes. They softened beautifully and tasted like, well, candy!

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