2015 Summer Harvest CSA Share Week of September 22

This Friday, September 25 – Let’s Celebrate!

The family friendly event will be held at Wigle Whiskeys Barrelhouse on Friday, September 25th from 6 – 9pm. There will be live music and Wigle Whiskey will be whipping up some tasty cocktails (cash bar).

Puerto Rican street food will be available for purchase from chef Jamilka Borges’ Swing Truck. Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream will also be there serving up their delicious ice cream. Penn’s Corner staff and farmers would love to celebrate with you!

All of our current CSA members (and their families) are invited to attend for free!

RSVP here: http://wiglewhiskey.com/end-summer-csa-celebration and enter the promo code CSAMember at check out.


A Route Z Route
carmen sweet peppers, Weeping Willow Farm yellow, green or dragon tongue beans, Hostetler Farm
shallots, Crighton Farm eggplant medley, Crighton Farm
garlic bulbs, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) heirloom tomatoes, Nu Way and Weeping Willow Farm
tat soi, Nu Way Farm tatsoi or broccoli raab, Nu Way/Blackberry Meadow Farm (OG)
ground cherries, Sunny Meadow Farm gala apples, Kistaco Farm
yellow Bartlett pears, Dawson’s Orchards white lady turnips, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
green kabocha squash, Clarion River Organics (OG) gold potatoes, Clarion River Organics (OG)
potatoes, Nu Way and Weeping Willow Farm carrots, River View Farm (OG) and Blue Goose Farm (CNG)


OG = Certified Organic, CNG = Certified Naturally Grown

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mixed beanscropYellow, Green, or Dragon Tongue Beans

Grower:  Blue Goose Farm

Store: Store unwashed beans in a reusable container in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.  They should keep for 7-10 days.

Recipe:  green beans with miso butterroasted green beans with beets and feta



fresh-garliccropGarlic Bulbs

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store:  how to store garlic, shallots and onions

Recipe: roasted garlic aiolicreamy garlic chickenroasted garlic oil



eggplant-varietiesEggplant Medley

Grower: Crighton Farm

Store: Keep eggplant in a cool spot, away from direct sunlight, and use it as soon as possible. You can place it in a vented bowl, but avoid sealing it in a plastic bag, which can increase decay. If you’re not using it promptly, store it in the refrigerator.

Recipe: spinach, eggplant, and feta quinoaroasted eggplant with seasoned potatoesgarlic roasted eggplant



Grower:  Nu Way Farm

Store: Wrap the leaves in a damp paper towel, and store them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days. Prepare fresh tatsoi by separating the leaves (if you have a whole head) and washing well

Use: Tatsoi is in the same family as spicy mustard greens like rapini and mizuna. It’s often used for salad or sandwich greens, but like most of these spicy mustards, is always great sauteed with garlic or wilted with pasta.

Recipe: grilled halibut with tatsoitatsoi stir fryeverything you need to know about tatsoi


heirloom_tomatoHeirloom Tomatoes

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: 16 summer tomato recipes,   


white lady turnipsWhite Lady Turnips

Grower: Blue Goose Farm 

Store: Refrigerate the roots unwashed in a plastic bag. They should keep for anywhere from 1 week to 2 weeks in the fridge, depending on your refrigerator.

Recipe: glazed turnips



gala-applesGala Apples

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: Store as cold as possible. Keep them in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator. A perforated plastic bag works best, as it allows some of the moisture to escape while keeping the apples crisp.

Recipe: apple oat crispspiced apple cinnamon cookiesapple, pear green smoothieapple, oatmeal pancakes


bartlett_pearsYellow Bartlett Pears

Grower:  Dawson’s Farm

Store:  Pears will continue to ripen off the tree (indeed, they really have to ripen off the tree to avoid a woody texture). So if your pears are a little green and firm, just leave them at room temperature and they’ll finish up nicely. Then you can refrigerate them.

Recipe: roasted pear and arugula saladautumn pear salad

sweetcarmenCarmen Sweet Peppers

Grower: Weeping Willow Farm

Store:  Refrigerate peppers, unwashed, in a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer. Keep them dry, as moisture will eventually cause them to rot.

Recipe: stuffed sweet peppers




Grower: Nu Way and Weeping Willow Farms

Store: Refrigerate peppers, unwashed, in a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer. Keep them dry, as moisture will eventually cause them to rot.

Tips: hot pepper hands – stop the burn!

Recipe: beet salad with quinoa and spinach



broccoli raabBroccoli Raab

Grower:  Blackberry Meadow Farm

Store: Similar to most greens, broccoli rabe stores well in a plastic bag in your crisper drawer for 3 to 5 days.

Recipe: broccoli raab and potato pizzaSicilian sardine and broccoli raab pastabroccoli raab in lemon cream

kabochaKabocha Squash

Grower:  Clarion River Organics

Store:   Kabocha squashes can be kept at room temperature for up to a month without refrigeration. After cooking, however, the leftovers must be refrigerated.

Recipe: 10 killer kabocha squash recipes




Grower: Crighton Farm

Store:   in a dark, cool, dry, well-ventilated place, and they will keep for about a month. Alternately, you can store them in the refrigerator, but they will only last for about 2 weeks 

Recipe:  shallot, pear and delicata squash soup


goldpotatoesGold Potatoes

Grower: Clarion River Organics

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

Recipe: crispy outside, creamy inside herb roasted gold potatoesbaked spicy garlic potatoes




Grower: River View Farm and Blue Goose Farm

Store: Refrigerate and keep them in a plastic bag.

Recipe: slow cooker honey garlic chicken and veggies


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