Summer CSA – Week of June 15


Strawberries are here! Welcome to Week 2 of our Summer CSA. We hope you enjoy this week’s harvest. Please remember to always wash your produce before eating it.

 THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

 

A Route Z Route
1 pint strawberries, Byler Farm 1 pint strawberries, Byler Farm
butterhead lettuce, Clarion River Organics (OG) 1/3 lb. lettuce mix, Nu Way Farm
blue scotch or red russian kale or green kale, Kistaco Farm or Clarion River Organics (OG) 3/4 lb. lacinato kale, Clarion River Organics (CRO)
1/4 lb. garlic scapes, Clubhouse Gardens 1/4 lb. garlic scapes, Clubhouse Gardens
radish bunch, Nu Way Farm radish bunch, Nu Way Farm
1/2 lb. green onions, Nu Way Farm 1/2 lb. green onions, Nu Way Farm or Blue Goose Farm
4 oz. chevre,*** River View Dairy 4 oz. chevre,*** River View Dairy
1 lb. zucchini, Clarion River Organics (OG) 1 lb. zucchini, Clarion River Organics (OG)
3/4 lb. swiss chard, Blue Goose Farm 1/4 lb. mizuna greens, Blue Goose Farm

*** OG = Certified Organic, CNG = Certified Naturally Grown

*** Vegan members will receive snow peas.  

If you are unsure of your delivery route, click HERE.



strawberriescropStrawberries

Grower: Byler Farm

Store: The Best Ways to Store Strawberries If you don’t plan to eat your strawberries the day you bring them home, the best place for them is in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. It helps to maintain humidity and keep the berries from losing moisture and becoming dry.

Recipe: Simple Strawberry Syrup, Old Fashioned Strawberry ShortcakeBalsamic Roasted StrawberriesStrawberry Kale Salad

 

Lettuce Mixlettuce mix

Grower: Nu Way Farm

Store: Line a plastic storage container with paper towels. Dump in the lettuce in an even layer on top, add more lettuce and cover until the box is full but not jam packed.

Recipe: Garlic Scape Dressing20 Summer Salad Recipes

 

 

garlicscapesGarlic Scapes 

Grower: Clubhouse Gardens

Store: Keep refrigerated.

Recipe: 10 Plus Ways to Use Garlic ScapesSpring RollsGarlic Scape PasteSummer Crostini with Garden Pesto

 

 

redbutterheadcropButterhead Lettuce

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Rinse and dry the leaves before refrigerating. Line a plastic storage container with paper towels. Dump in the leaves in an even layer on top, add more leaves and cover until the box is full but not jam packed.

Recipe: 5 Ingredient Honey VinaigretteFrench Vinaigrette

 

Kale-VatesBlueCurledScotsBlue Scotch Kale

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: How to Store Kale Store kale in the coldest part of your refrigerator. Wash as you’re using it. If it begins to wilt, give the ends a chop and place it in a container filled with lukewarm water until the leaves are crisp. 

Recipe: Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with KaleKale and Chard Green Power Salad

 

redrussianRed Russian Kale

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: How to Store Kale Store kale in the coldest part of your refrigerator. Wash as you’re using it. If it begins to wilt, give the ends a chop and place it in a container filled with lukewarm water until the leaves are crisp. 

Recipe: Strawberry Kale Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, 

 

kalegreenredGreen Kale

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: How to Store Kale Store kale in the coldest part of your refrigerator. Wash as you’re using it. If it begins to wilt, give the ends a chop and place it in a container filled with lukewarm water until the leaves are crisp. 

Recipe: Strawberry Kale SmoothieKale Salad with Balsamic, Pine Nuts and Parmsan

 

greenonionsGreen Onions

Grower: Nu Way Farm

Store: Wrap in a damp paper towel, cover with plastic and store them in the vegetable crisper.

Recipe: Spicy Korean Green Onion SaladGrilled Green Onions with Walnut RomescoGreen Onion Pancakes

cherryBelleRadishRadish Bunch

Grower: Nu Way Farm

Store: Store radishes in a plastic bag in the crisper of the refrigerator and they should keep for at least a week. If your radishes have leaves attached, it is best to remove them, as they tend to leach moisture from the root.

How to: How to Roast Radishes

Recipe: Roasted Radishes with Balsamic VinegarStrawberry and Radish Salad

ZucchiniZucchini

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Store freshly picked, unwashed zucchini in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to one week. The bag should be perforated or loosely tied, not sealed tightly. Do not cut the zucchini until you are ready to use it or freeze.

Recipe: Kale Pesto Baked ZucchiniKale and Zucchini Lasagna

 

Mizuna Greens. Image shot 2000. Exact date unknown.

Mizuna Greens

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Rinse and dry the leaves before refrigerating. Wrap them in a paper towel and store them in a plastic bag.

Recipe: Almost Spring Salad with Honey Roast Garlic and LemonetteSauteed Mizuna

 

SwissChard_PeppermintcropSwiss Chard

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Do not wash Swiss chard before storing as the exposure to water encourages spoilage. Place chard in a plastic storage bag and wrap the bag tightly around the chard, squeezing out as much of the air from the bag as possible.

Recipe: Easy Swiss ChardSwiss Chard and Kale FritataOven Roasted Swiss Chard

 

chevrecropChevre

Grower: River View Dairy

Store: Refrigerate

Recipe: Strawberry Goat Cheese SconesStrawberry Goat Cheese PaniniStrawberry Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

 

 

**Cheese Share Members will receive Halloumi cheese from River View Dairy. Halloumi is a brined cheese made from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk. Because of the way Halloumi is made it has a very high melting point and can be sauteed, fried or grilled. Please  remember to take CSA cheese only if you’ve signed up for a cheese share and find a piece with your name on it. 

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