2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #8


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
3/4# tomatillos, Beccari’s Farm 4 ears corn, Matthews Farm
kale, Clarion River Organics (OG) kale, Clarion River Organics (OG)
2 cucumbers, Nu Way Farm or Kistaco Farm 2 cucumbers, Weeping Willow Farm
2 zucchini, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 2 zucchini, Weeping Willow Farm or Kistaco Farm
red beets, Hostetler Farm celery, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
buttercrunch lettuce, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 1# Roma beans, Sunny Meadow Farm or Beccari’s Farm
1.5# red onions, Weeping Willow Farm 1.5# red onions, Crighton’s Farm
1.5# green tomatoes, Nu Way Farm 1.5# green tomatoes, Nu Way Farm

 

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Dawson’s Orchards

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

 

 

 

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Tomatillos

Beccari’s Farm

Store:  Store in the refrigerator in paper husks.  Remove husks and rinse tomatillos when you’re ready to use them.

Recipe: Baked Shrimp with Tomatillos

 

 

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Corn

Matthews Farm

Store: Refrigerate corn with the husks on.

 

 

 

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Kale

Clarion River Organics

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

 

 

 


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Cucumbers

Weeping Willow Farm, Nu Way Farm or Kistaco Farm.

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

 

 

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Zucchini

Weeping Willow Farm, Nu Way Farm, Kistaco 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.

 

 

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Beets

Hostetler Farm 

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

 

 

 

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Celery

Blue Goose Farm

Store: Place celery in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.

 

 

 

 
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Buttercrunch Lettuce

Blue Goose Farm

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.

 

 

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Roma Beans

Sunny Meadow Farm or Beccari’s Farm

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

Recipe:  Braised Roma Beans 


 

 

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Red Onions

Weeping Willow Farm or Crighton’s 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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Nu Way Farm

Store:  Store tomatoes on a counter top or window sill, not in the refrigerator.

Recipe:  Fried Green Tomatoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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