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!

 

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

 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 

 

 

spinach2Spinach

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.

 

  

 

ginger

Ginger

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

 

 


beets-trimmedBeets

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

Turnips

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_Onion

Red Onions

Blue Goose Farm

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

 

 

 

chevrecrop

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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