2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #15


 

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

 

A Route Z Route
1# baby eggplant, Sunny Meadow Farm 1# green beans, Clarion River Organics (OG)
1/3# arugula, Nu Way Farm 1/3# vates kale, Nu Way Farm
1.5# heirloom tomatoes, Weeping Willow Farm 2# slicing tomatoes, Matthews Family Farm
beets with greens, Nu Way Farm 1# carmen sweet peppers, Weeping Willow Farm
1# leeks, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) 1/2# shallots, Crighton’s Farm
1 pint ground cherries, Sunny Meadow Farm 1# celeriac, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
1# kohlrabi, River View Farm 2# gold potatoes, Clarion River Organics (OG)
1.5# peaches, Kistaco Farm** 1.5# nectarines, Dawson’s Orchards**

**The extremely cold winter wiped out this year’s peach and nectarine crop in western Pennsylvania so our growers have been working with other growers to fill the gap.  The peaches and 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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Baby Eggplant

Sunny Meadow Farm

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

Recipe:  Roasted Baby Eggplant

 

 

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Green Beans

Clarion River Organics

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

 

 

 

 

Arugula

Arugula

Nu Way Farm

Store:  Keep 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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Vates Kale

Nu Way Farm

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

 

 

 

 


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Heirloom 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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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.

 

 

 

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Beets with Greens

Nu Way 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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Carmen Sweet Peppers

Weeping Willow Farm

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

Recipe:   Sweet Pepper Panzanella

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

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Shallots

Crighton’s Farm

Store:  Keep shallots in a cool, dark, dry place with plenty of air circulation.

 

 

 

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Ground Cherries

Sunny Meadow Farm

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

Recipe:  The 10 Minute Ground Cherry Coffee Cake 

 

 

 


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Blue Goose Farm

Store:  Kept loosely wrapped in plastic in the refrigerator celeriac will last up to several weeks.

Recipe:  Smashed Celeriac

 

 

 

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Kohlrabi

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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Clarion River Organics

Store:  Keep potatoes in a cool, dark, dry place with plenty of air circulation, away from onions or shallots.

 

 

 

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Peaches

Kistaco Farm**

Store:  Peaches 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:  Peach Pancakes

   

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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