Winter CSA – Week of February 1st


 

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

Check out the yummy harvest for the upcoming week below!

 2# polenta or cornmeal, Weatherbury Farm (OG)
 1/2# buttercup cheese, Hidden Hills Dairy
 3# braeburn or rome apples, Dawson’s Orchards
 hydroponic lettuce, Harmony Grove Farm
 2 oz. pea shoots, Crighton Farm**
 3# red or white potatoes, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) or Weeping Willow Farm
 1# parsnips, Tuscarora Organic Growers (OG)
 1/2# popcorn, Hostetler Farm
 dilly beans, Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance
 1# butternut or delicata squash, Blue Goose Farm (CNG) or River View Farm (OG)**

**Some members will receive apple butter in place of the pea shoots and strawberry jam in place of the squash

OG = Certified Organic, CNG = Certified Naturally Grown 

**This week’s VEGAN share will substitute salanova for the buttercup cheese.

**This week’s GLUTEN-FREE share will substitute salanova for the polenta/cornmeal.

 



polentacornmealPolenta or Cornmeal

Grower: Weatherbury Farm

Store: Store in a cool, dry place. Once opened, and to extend shelf life, store polenta/cornmeal in the refrigerator.

Recipes: Skillet Margarita Polenta Pizza, Cranberry and Cornmeal Upside-Down Cake, Boston Brown Bread, Rosemary Lemon Polenta Cookies

 

buttercupButtercup cheese

Grower: Hidden Hills Dairy

Store: Refrigerate.


 

 


braeburncropromeapplesBraeburn or Rome apples

Grower: Dawson’s Orchards

Store: Refrigerate.

Recipes: Slow Cooker Applesauce, Kale & Apple SoupBrown Butter Apple Loaf

 

 

 

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Pea Shoots

Grower: Crighton Farm

Store: Refrigerate as you would other greens.

Recipes: Pasta with Pea ShootsStir-Fried Pea Shoots

 

 

redpotatoesWhite-potatoesRed or  White Potatoes

Grower: Blue Goose Farm or Weeping Willow Farm

Store: Store in a cool, dry, dark location.

Recipes: Accordion Potatoes, Stuffed Parmesan Potatoes

**And check out this interview published a few days ago from The Splendid Table! “The dynamic world of cooking with potatoes”

 

parsnipsParsnips

Grower: Tuscarora Organic Growers Coop

Store: Refrigerate in a  plastic bag. To freeze, (1) wash, peel, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes, (2) blanch for 2 minutes and then place quickly into ice water, (3) drain off excess moisture, place in freezer bag or other airtight container, (4) freeze immediately.

Recipes: Vegan Parsnip Chowder, Carrot, Parsnip, and Lentil Casserole, Creamy Parsnip Soup (Vegan & GF)

 

 

Hydroponic Lettuce

Grower: Harmony Grove Farm

Store: Refrigerate in a plastic bag.

Recipes: Lettuce is so much more than salad. Here are 10 more ways to eat it!

 

 

dillybeans

Dilly Beans

Grower: Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance

Store: Refrigerate after opening.

 

 

 

 

6a00d8341c4ea853ef017ee9cab9ae970d-700wiPopcorn!

Grower: Hostetler Farm

Store: Store in a cool, dry place. 

 

 

 

butternutdelicatasquashButternut Squash or Delicata Squash

Grower: Blue Goose Farm or River View Farm

Store: Winter squash can be stored on your counter top, no need to refrigerate. For best results, use within two weeks.

Recipes: Butternut Squash Black Bean EnchiladasSalmon with Roasted Vegetables & Quinoa, Stuffed Delicata Squash

 

 

salanovaSalanova Mix

Grower:  Crighton Farm

Store:  Refrigerate.

Recipes: More ideas! Creative ways to use tender greens, because salad fatigue is real!

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