2015 Summer Harvest CSA Share Week #11


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST 

A Route Z Route
zucchini,Weeping Willow Farm lettuce mix, Nu Way Farm
heirloom tomatoes, Nu Way Farm heirloom tomatoes**,Weeping Willow Farm
basil, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) carrots, River View Farm (OG)
sun sugar tomatoes, Nu Way Farm leeks**, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) and Hostetler Farm
poblano peppers, Clarion River Organis (OG) fingerling potatoes, Hostetler Farm
tomatillo salsa, Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance jalapeno peppers, Becarri Farm or Clarion River Organics (OG)
candy onions, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) field tomatoes, Kistaco Farm
peaches, Dawson’s Orchards tomatillos, Sunny Meadow Farm


OG = Certified Organic, CNG = Certified Naturally Grown

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peachessquarePeaches

Grower:  Dawson’s Orchards

Store:  Place them on the counter (as long as it’s cool and not in direct sunlight) until they reach your desired ripeness.  After they ripen, store them in the refrigerator.

Recipe:  grilled peach and goat cheese salad

 

leekscropLeeks** some members will receive apple butter in place of the leeks

Grower:  Hostetler Farm and Blue Goose Farm

Store: Fresh leeks should be stored unwashed and untrimmed in the refrigerator where they will keep fresh for between one and two weeks.  Wrapping them loosely in plastic bag will help them retain moisture.

Recipe:  pan seared salmon with creamy leeks

 

basilchivescropBasil – If you notice a black powdery substance on the underside of your basil simply wash it off, it should not affect the quality or taste.

Grower:  Blue Goose Farm 

Store: The Best Way to Keep Basil Fresh

Recipe: basil lemonade  basil lime cocktail

 

 

poblanoPoblano Peppers

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Place peppers in a paper bag and store in the crisper drawer.

Recipe: poblano stuffed peppers

 

 

sunsugarcropSun Sugar Tomatoes

Grower:  Nu Way Farm

Store: Keep them cool, not cold.  When you refrigerate tomatoes, any ripening you want them to do will stop because of the cold.  Unless your tomatoes are very ripe and you’re going to eat them quickly, keep them out of the refrigerator. 

Recipe: cherry tomato and basil angel hair pasta

 

heirloom_tomatoHeirloom Tomatoes** some members will receive chopped tomatoes in place of the heirlooms

Grower: Nu Way Farm or Weeping Willow Farm

Store: At room temperature on a plate not in plastic, keep out of sunlight.  Keep in mind that storing in a refrigerator can make tomatoes mealy and the skin dry. If you find that your tomatoes are not yet ripe, let them ripen on your counter top for a few days.

Recipe: heirloom summer herb frittata

lettuceLettuce Mix

Grower: Nu Way Farm

Store:  Wrap greens in a dry paper towel and place in plastic bag in the fridge.  The paper towel will absorb any excess moisture that makes the lettuce rot and will keep it fresher for much longer.

 

carrotsCarrots

Grower:  River View Dairy

Store:  Refrigerate and keep them in a plastic bag.

Recipe: carrot potato leek soup 

 

 

FingerlingPotatoesFingerling Potatoes

Grower:  Hostetler Farm

Store:  Store in a cool, dark place with good ventilation.

Recipe:  herb roasted potatoes  warm mustard and herb fingerling potato salad  lemon kale pesto-roasted fingerling potatoes

 

 

candy_onionsCandy Onions

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store:   In a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

Recipe: red russian kale and onion squares

 

 

jalapenocropJalapeno Peppers

Grower:  Becarri Farm and Clarion River Organics (OG)

Store:  In a paper bag in the vegetable crisper in your refrigerator

Recipe:  deep fried jalapeno slices

 

 

tomatoescropField Tomatoes

Grower: Kistaco

Store: At room temperature on a plate not in plastic, keep out of sunlight.  Keep in mind that storing in a refrigerator can make tomatoes mealy and the skin dry. If you find that your tomatoes are not yet ripe, let them ripen on your counter top for a few days.

Recipe:  

 

tomatilloscropTomatillos

Grower:  Sunny Meadow Farm

Store:  Store briefly at room temperature or refrigerate in a paper bag.  Be sure to remove the husks before cooking.

Recipe:  easy salsa verde

 

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