2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #13


 

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

 

A Route Z Route
vates kale, Nu Way Farm vates kale, Nu Way Farm
juliette tomatoes, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) sun sugar tomatoes, Nu Way Farm
eggplant, Matthews Family Farm carrots, River View Farm
sweet pepper medley, Crighton’s Farm sweet pepper medley, Kistaco Farm
nectarines, Dawson’s Orchards** ground cherries, Sunny Meadow Farm
heirloom tomatoes, Weeping Willow Farm heirloom tomatoes, Clarion River Organics (OG)
lettuce, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) yellow beans, Clarion River Organics (OG)
purple bunching onions, River View Farm white onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)


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

 

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Vates Kale

Nu Way Farm

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

Recipe:  Sauteed Kale with Garlic and Lemon

 

 


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Juliette 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.

 


sunsugarcropSun 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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Eggplant

Matthews Family Farm

Store:  Place eggplant in a perforated plastic bag in the refrigerator.

Recipe:  Julia Child’s Eggplant Pizzas 

 

 

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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.

Recipe:  Carrot Ribbon Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

 

 

  

sweet peppers

Sweet Pepper Medley

Crighton’s Farm or Kistaco Farm

Store:   Store peppers in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

 

 

 

nectarines

Nectarines

Dawson’s Orchards**

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

Recipe:  Green Salad of Nectarines, Corn and Peanuts 

  

 

groundcherries

Ground Cherries

Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Ground cherries do not need to be refrigerated.  Store in a well-ventilated place for uup to six months.

Recipe:  Five Ways to Eat Ground Cherries

 

 

Heirlooms

Heirloom Tomatoes

Weeping Willow Farm or 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.

Recipe:  Avocado + Heirloom Tomato Toast with Balsamic Drizzle 

 

 

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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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Yellow Beans

Clarion River Organics

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

 

 

 

 

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Purple Bunching Onions

River View Farm

Store:  Place purple onions in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

 

White-OnionWhite Onions

Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Keep onions in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place.

 

 

 

 

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