2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #14


 

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 or 1 cantaloupe, Sunny Meadow Farm
1# green beans, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 1.5# eggplant, Clarion River Organics (OG)
1/3# vates kale, Nu Way Farm 1/3# arugula, Nu Way Farm
2# slicing tomatoes, Matthews Family Farm 1.5# heirloom tomatoes, Weeping Willow Farm
hot pepper medley, Crighton’s Farm 2 carmen peppers, Weeping Willow Farm
1# candy onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 1# leeks, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
sun sugar tomatoes, Nu Way Farm 2 zucchini or cucumbers, Weeping Willow Farm
2# red bartlett pears, Dawson’s Orchards 2# gala apples, Kistaco Farm


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Sweet Corn**

**The corn in this week’s share is a variety called Mini Mirai.  It may be small, but it’s delicious!

Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Keep corn in the refrigerator with the husks on.

Recipe:  Corn, Cheddar and Scallion Strata 

 

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Green Beans

Blue Goose Farm

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

Recipe:  Szechuan Tofu and Green Bean Stir-Fry

 

 

 

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Eggplant

Clarion River Organics

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

Recipe: Alice Waters’ Ratatouille

 

 

 

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Vates Kale

Nu Way Farm

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

Recipe:  6 Tips for Flawless Kale Chips

 

 

Arugula

Arugula

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.

 

 


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Slicing Tomatoes

Matthews Family 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.

Recipe:  Confit of Tomatoes (Preserved Tomatoes) 

 

HeirloomsHeirloom Tomatoes

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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Hot Pepper Medley

Crighton’s Farm

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

Recipe:  Easy Jalapeno Poppers (Try this with any hot pepper!)

 

 

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Carmen Peppers

Weeping Willow Farm

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

 

 

  

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Candy Onions

Blue Goose Farm

Store:   How to store onions, garlic and shallots.

 

 

 

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Leeks

Blue Goose Farm

Store: Place leeks in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  They will stay fresh up to two weeks.

Recipe:  Leek & Tomato Tart  

 

 

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Sun Sugar Tomatoes

Nu Way Farm

Store:  Tomatoes store best at room temperature, not in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

 zukes cukesZucchini  or Cucumbers

Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Zucchini and cucumbers may both be stored in your refrigerator in a plastic bag.

 

 

 

 

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Bartlett Pears

Dawson’s Orchard

Store:  Pears can be stored in a plastic bag in your refrigerator.  If they are unripe, allow them to ripen at room temperature.

 

   

 

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Gala Apples

Kistaco Farm

Store:  Keep gala apples in a perforated plastic bag in the bottom drawer of your refrigerator.

 

 

 

 

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