2014-15 Winter CSA Share Week #2

 This will be the last CSA delivery of 2014.  Your next delivery will be the week of January 7th.  

Happy Holidays and all the best to you in 2015!



 OG- certified organic          CNG- certified naturally grown


1# crimini mushrooms, Wild Purveyors

1/4# spinach, Nu Way Farm

1# sunchokes, Clarion River Organics (OG)

3# fuji apples, Dawson’s Orchards

hydroponic bibb or romaine lettuce, Harmony Grove Farm

2 oz. ginger, Crighton Farm

2# sweet potatoes, Sunny Meadow Farm

1# beets or turnips, Nu Way Farm

1/3# kale, Nu Way Farm

1# red onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)

1/2# dill and garlic chèvre, River View Dairy

**Vegan members will receive chopped tomatoes and salsa in place of the chèvre**

*Please remember to take a vegan box ONLY if you have signed up for a vegan share* 


criminiCrimini Mushrooms

Wild Purveyors

Storage:  Keep mushrooms refrigerated in the bag provided.

Recipe:  garlic butter roasted mushrooms 




Nu Way Farm

Storage:  Keep spinach in a plastic bag in your refrigerator.  If the spinach appears wet, place a paper towel in the bag to absorb some of the moisture.




sunchokesSunchokes (a.k.a. Jerusalem Artichokes)

Clarion River Organics

Storage:  Sunchokes may be stored in a paper bag in a cool, dry, dark place or in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

Uses:  Sunchokes have a texture similar to water chestnuts when raw.  They can be eaten raw, boiled, steamed or roasted.  

Recipe:  Scalloped Ginger Sunchokes

fujiapplesFuji Apples

Dawson’s Orchards

Store:  Keep apples in a plastic bag in your refrigerator.

Recipe: Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips



bibb lettucecrop

Hydroponic Bibb or Romaine Lettuce

Harmony Grove Farm

Store:  Keep lettuce in the refrigerator.  Place in a sealed plastic bag to prevent wilting.






Crighton’s Farm

Store:  Place ginger in a zip-top bag in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.  For additional, innovative storage ideas check out this article about ginger storage.

Recipe:  Noodles with Mushrooms and Lemon Ginger Dressing



sweet-potatoesSweet Potatoes

Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Keep sweet potatoes in a cool, dark place like a basement or root cellar.  Keep them away from onions, garlic and shallots.

Recipe:  Curried Carrot, Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup




Nu Way Farm

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

Recipe:  Roasted Beet, Sunchoke and Arugula Salad with Orange Vinaigrette 



Turnip Golden Ball


Nu Way Farm

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

Recipe:  Turnip, Apple and Jerusalem Artichoke Soup 



vates kaleKale

Nu Way Farm

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

Recipes:  Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Kale and Cranberries,

Garlic Roasted Kale




Red Onions

Blue Goose Farm

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





Dill and Garlic Chèvre

River View Dairy

Store:  Chèvre may be refrigerated or frozen.  

Uses:   Chèvre is an extremely versatile cheese.  Try spreading it on crackers or bread, crumbling it onto a salad or mixing it into mashed potatoes.


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