Summer CSA Week #6


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

This is the Sixth Week of the Summer CSA!  This is an Even week pick up – please click here to check your pick up schedule.

Small Share Standard Share
Peaches- Dawson’s Orchards Peaches- Dawson’s Orchards
Sugar Snap Peas- Clarion River Organics** Sugar Snap Peas- Clarion River Organics**
French Heritage Tomatoes- Weeping Willow Farm French Heritage Tomatoes- Weeping Willow Farm
Garlic- Blue Goose Farm Garlic- Blue Goose Farm
Cucumbers- Clarion River Organics** Cucumbers- Clarion River Organics**
Zucchini- Kistaco Farm Zucchini- Kistaco Farm
Kale- Clarion River Organics** Kale- Clarion River Organics**
Broccoli- Blue Goose Farm
Herbs (Variety)- Pucker Brush Farm and Blue Goose Farm
Yellow or Green Beans – Harvest Valley Farm

**Indicates farm is certified organic

All shares this week are Gluten Free and Vegan

Cheese Shares will receive Hootenanny from Goat Rodeo

Egg Shares will receive eggs from Jarosinski Farms, Keim Farm, and Crighton Farm


Peaches

Grower: Dawson’s Orchards

Care: 

Store peaches at room temperature until ripe. Refrigerating peaches before they are ripe can lead to loss of flavor and texture. After they ripen on the counter top, place them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

Recipe: Grilled Peach, Rice & Arugula Salad, Peach Pie Biscuit Bombs, Peach and Goat Cheese Bruschetta, Three Cheese Peach and Prosciutto Pizza with Basil and Honey Balsamic Reduction

 

 

Sugar Snap Peas

Grower: Clarion River Organics Certified Organic

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. Sugar-snap peas should last for up to 5 days, will be better if eaten sooner.

Recipe: Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas, Lemon Snap PeasCharred Snap Peas

 

 

French Heritage Tomatoes

Grower: 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: Ricotta Heirloom Tomato Tart (Gluten Free)Smoked Cheddar Grits with Broiled Heirloom Tomatoes,  Heirloom tomato, peach and cucumber salad

 

 

Garlic

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Garlic bulbs can be kept in a mesh or wire basket, a small bowl with ventilation holes or even a paper bag. Do not store fresh garlic bulbs in plastic bags or sealed containers. This can cause mold and sprouting.

Recipe: Roasted Green Beans with Fresh Garlic, Garlic Bread with Fresh Garlic and Parsley, Giant’s Garlic Fries

 

Cucumbers

Grower: Clarion River Organics Certified Organic

Store: Wrap each cucumber individually in a paper towel, then put all cucumbers wrapped in paper towels inside the plastic bag. Put the plastic bag with the cucumbers in a refrigerator and keep for a week.  

Recipe: Agurksalat (Cucumber Salad) Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa, Greek Tzatziki Sauce

 

Zucchini

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: To store zucchini in the fridge, keep the squash whole, dry and unwashed. Store them in a plastic or paper bag with one end open to encourage air circulation, and pop them in the refrigerator crisper drawer.

Recipe: Crustless zucchini quiche, Buffalo Chicken Zucchini BoatsHash Browns With Summer Squash

 

 

Kale

Grower: Clarion River Organics Certified Organic

Store:Wrap the bunch of kale in a layer of paper towels, and store in a  plastic bag in the refrigerator

Recipes: Green Tacos, Kale Quesadillas, Mushroom Lasagna Roll Ups in Creamy Gorgonzola Cauliflower Sauce

 

 

Broccoli

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Consume fresh broccoli as soon as you can as it will not keep long. To store, mist the unwashed heads, wrap loosely in damp paper towels, and refrigerate. Use within 2 to 3 days. Do not store broccoli in a sealed container or plastic bag.

Recipe: Greek Broccoli Salad, Magic Broccoli, Broccoli Slaw

 

Herbs (Members will receive Basil, Oregano, Mint, Sage, or Lemon Thyme)

Grower: Pucker Brush Farm and Blue Goose Farm

Store: Store herbs in plastic bag in refrigerator.

Recipes: Cucumber, Mint, and Basil Soda, Oregano Marinade, Pasta With Butter, Sage And Parmesan, Inside the Spice Cabinet: Lemon Thyme

 

Yellow or Green Beans

Grower: Harvest Valley Farm

Store: In a plastic bag in the refrigerator

Recipes: Wax Bean With Mint, Green Beans with Caramelized Onions and Tarragon, Deep Fried Green Beans, Yellow Bean, Arugula and Tomato Salad

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