2014 Harvest CSA Share Week #16


 

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown

 

A Route Z Route
1# carrots, Sunny Meadow Farm 1# eggplant, Crighton’s Farm
1/2# rainbow chard, Nu Way Farm 1/2# rainbow chard, Nu Way Farm
2# slicing tomatoes, Matthews Family Farm 1.5# heirloom tomatoes, Weeping Willow Farm
1# carmen sweet peppers, Weeping Willow Farm beet bunch, Nu Way Farm
delicata or kabocha squash, River View Farm delicata or kabocha squash, River View Farm**
2# gala apples, Kistaco Farm 2# seckel pears, Dawson’s Orchards
2# gold potatoes, Clarion River Organics (OG) 1.5# white onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
garlic, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) garlic, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
sage, River View Farm parsley or sage, Crighton’s Farm

 **some members received Farmer’s Market Salsa in place of the squash

 

carrotscrop

Carrots

Sunny Meadow Farm

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

 

 

 

 

eggplant-varietiesEggplant

Crighton’s Farm

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

 

 

 

babychard

Rainbow Chard

Nu Way Farm

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

Recipe:  What To Do With Swiss Chard 

 

 

tomatoescropSlicing 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.

 

 


Heirlooms

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.

 

 

sweetcarmenCarmen Sweet Peppers

Weeping Willow Farm

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

 

 

 

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Beet Bunch

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.

Recipe:  Roasted Beet, Pear and Walnut Salad

 

 

delicatasquash

Delicata Squash

River View Farm

Store:  Delicata squash do not need to be refrigerated.  Store them in a cool, dry place.  There is no need to peel delicata squash, the skin is thin and edible.

Recipe:  Maple Sage Roasted Delicata Squash

 

 

kabocha

Kabocha Squash

River View Farm

Store:   Kabocha squash do not need to be refrigerated.  Store them in a cool, dry place.

Recipe:  Thai Red Curry with Kabocha Squash

 

 

gala-apples

Gala Apples

Kistaco Farm

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

 

 

 

seckel-pears

Seckel Pears

Dawson’s Orchards

Store:  Allow firm, unripe pears to ripen at room temperature.  Once they are ripe they may be refrigerated for about 5 days.

 

 

 

Gold Potatoesgoldpotatoes

Clarion River Organics

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

 

 

 

White-OnionWhite Onions

Blue Goose Farm

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

 

   

 

GarlicBasket

Garlic

Blue Goose Farm

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

 

 

 

sageSage

River View Farm

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

 

 

 

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Parsley

Crighton’s Farm

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

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