2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #12


Please join us for the September 3rd CSA member event that we’ve planned in conjunction with the good folks at Wigle Whiskey! There you’ll find great food, fantastic drinks, live music, and the opportunity to meet your fellow CSA members as well PCFA staff and farmers. Attendees will get first crack at signing up for 2014 Winter Shares!

*If you are a Penn’s Corner CSA member, simply email  jillc@wiglewhiskey.com for you and a guest to be added to the attendance list for FREE!*

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THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

 

A Route Z Route
4 ears sweet corn, Sunny Meadow Farm 4 ears sweet corn, Matthews Family Farm
cantaloupe or sugar baby watermelon, Weeping Willow Farm baby eggplant, Sunny Meadow Farm
arugula, Nu Way Farm arugula, Nu Way Farm
heirloom tomatoes, Nu Way Farm or Weeping Willow Farm sun sugar tomatoes, Nu Way Farm
peaches, Kistaco Farm** peaches, Dawson’s Orchards**
grape tomatoes, Clarion River Organics (OG) juliette tomatoes, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
green beans, Nu Way Farm or Weeping Willow Farm tomatillo and jalapeño pepper salsa mix, Beccari’s Farm
2 garlic bulbs, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) red, green or savoy cabbage, Crighton’s Farm or Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
kohlrabi, River View Farm


**The extremely cold winter wiped out this year’s peach crop in western Pennsylvania so our growers have been working with other growers to fill the gap.  The peaches you will receive in this week’s share were purchased from growers in other parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

 

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Sweet Corn

Kistaco Farm or Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Refrigerate corn with the husks on.

Recipe:  Summer Corn Chowder

 

 

melonCantaloupe or Sugar Baby Watermelon

Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Whole melons may be stored outside the refrigerator in a cool, dark place until they are fully ripe.  Once cut, place plastic wrap over the cut edge and store remaining melon in the fridge for up to four days.

 

 

ArugulaArugula

Nu Way Farm 

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

Recipe:  Arugula Pasta Salad 

 

Heirlooms

Heirloom Tomatoes

Nu Way Farm or Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Tomatoes store best at room temperature, not in the refrigerator.  If they aren’t fully ripe when you get them, allow them to ripen on a window sill or counter top.

 

 

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Sun Sugar Tomatoes

Nu Way Farm

Store:  Tomatoes store best at room temperature, not in the refrigerator.  If they aren’t fully ripe when you get them, allow them to ripen on a window sill or counter top.

 

 

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Peaches

Kistaco Farm or Dawson’s Orchards**

Store: Peaches should be stored at room temperature until they have become fully ripe.  Once they have ripened they will stay fresh another week in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

Gragrape-tomatoespe Tomatoes

Clarion River Organics

Store:  Tomatoes store best at room temperature, not in the refrigerator.  If they aren’t fully ripe when you get them, allow them to ripen on a window sill or counter top.

 

 

 

 

julietJuliette Tomatoes

Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Tomatoes store best at room temperature, not in the refrigerator.  If they aren’t fully ripe when you get them, allow them to ripen on a window sill or counter top.

 

 

 

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Green Beans

Nu Way Farm or Weeping Willow Farm

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

Recipe:  Greek Green Beans in Tomato Sauce

 

 

 

salsamix

Tomatillo and Jalapeño Pepper Salsa Mix

Beccari’s Farm

Store:  Keep tomatillos in the refrigerator in paper husks.  Remove husks and rinse tomatillos when you’re ready to use them.  Store jalapeños in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Recipe:  Tomatillo Salsa Verde

 

GarlicBasketGarlic

Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Store garlic uncovered, in a cool, dry place with good circulation.

 

 

 

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Cabbage

Crighton’s Farm or Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Keep cabbage in the refrigerator.  Wrap with plastic wrap to prolong freshness.  

 

 


kohlrabitwoKohlrabi

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.  Kohlrabi is delicious raw, but can also be cooked in a variety of ways.

 

 

 

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