Summer CSA – Week of June 22


 THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

 

A Route Z Route
1 pint strawberries or tomatillo salsa, Sunny Meadow Farm/Penn’s Corner 3/4 lb. swiss chard, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
1 lb. fennel, Clarion River Organics (OG) 1 lb. fennel, Clarion River Organics (OG)
1 pint snow peas, Clarion River Organics (OG) 1 pint snow peas, Nu Way Farm
bibb lettuce, Nu Way Farm bibb lettuce, Nu Way Farm
1 pint snap peas, Hostettler Farm 1/2 lb. snap peas, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) or Hostettler Farm
lacinato kale, Clarion River Organics (OG) bella luna turnips, Blue Goose Farm (CNG)
rhubarb jam, Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance rhubarb jam, Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance
red lollo lettuce head, Clarion River Organics (OG) red lollo lettuce head, Clarion River Organics (OG)
1/4 lb. garlic scapes, Crighton Farm/Blackberry Meadows Farm (OG), River View Dairy 1/4 lb. garlic scapes, Clubhouse Gardens/River View Dairy

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

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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

BabyFennelFennel 

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Similar to carrots, if you’re storing fennel in the fridge, you’ll want to separate the stalks from the bulb and store the two parts separately in plastic bags. For a non-plastic option, try storing fennel upright in a cup of water on the counter.

Tips: How to Cut Fennel Like a Pro

Recipe: Roasted Fennel RecipeFennel Slaw SaladLettuce with Fennel and OrangesGrilled Fennel with Parmesan

 

 

garlicscapesGarlic Scapes 

Grower: Clubhouse Gardens, Blackberry Meadows, River View Dairy

Store: Keep refrigerated.

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

 

 

bibb lettucecropBibb Lettuce

Grower: Nu Way Farm

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: Strawberry and Bibb Lettuce SaladLettuce Wraps

 

Peas-snow1cropSnow Peas

Grower: Clarion River Organics (OG) or Nu Way Farm

Store: These peas are fairly perishable and will decrease in flavor if stored for more than a few days. Keep them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Use snow peas within a couple of days of purchase, Sugar-snap peas should last for up to 5 days after purchase, both will be better if eaten sooner.

Recipe: Seared Sugar Snap PeasSpicy Stir-Fried Sugar Snap Peas with Soy Sauce, Sesame Oil, and Sriracha

 

 

snappeasSnap Peas

Grower: Hostettler Farm or Blue Goose Farm

Store: These peas are fairly perishable and will decrease in flavor if stored for more than a few days. Keep them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Use snow peas within a couple of days of purchase, Sugar-snap peas should last for up to 5 days after purchase, both will be better if eaten sooner.

Recipe: Beef and Snow PeasChili Chicken with Snow Peas SaladSpicy Snow Peas and Quinoa

 

 

lacinato kaleLacinato 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

 

white lady turnipsBella Luna Turnips

Grower: Nu Way Farm

Store: Cut the greens off and store in a cool spot.

Recipe: Creamed TurnipsSesame Roasted Turnips with Barley

 

 

red lollo lettueRed Lollo Lettuce

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Keep covered in the crisper drawer. 

Recipe: Roasted Radishes with Balsamic VinegarStrawberry and Radish Salad

 

 

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

 

***Cheese Share Members will receive Smoked Galen’s from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar.

clover_creek_smoked_galens Smoked Galen’s

Grower: Clover Creek Cheese Cellar

Description: Smoked Galen’s is our Galen’s Good Old (Gouda style) complimented with a smoked flavor that brings back memories of cool mornings and a warm wood stove brightening the day. It continues to be one of our best sellers at farmers’ markets.

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