Summer CSA Week #17


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


Small Share Standard Share
Stripetti Squash – Blue Goose Farm
Acorn Squash- Crighton Farm
Sweet Beauty Watermelon – Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)** Sweet Beauty Watermelon- Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)**
Sweet Banana Peppers- Gid’s Produce Gold Beets- Clarion River Organics (Daniel Miller Farm)**
Jonathan Apples – Kistaco Farm Bok Choy- Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)**
Brussel Sprout Greens – Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)** Shishito Peppers- Kistaco Farm
Red Onion- Clarion River Organics (Hidden Valley Farm)** White Potatoes- Blue Goose Farm
Prune Plums – Dawson’s Orchard’s
Grape Tomatoes- Clarion River Organics (Hidden Valley Farm)**

**Indicates farm is certified organic

All shares this week are Gluten Free and Vegan

Cheese Shares will receive Cheese Curds from Pasture Maid Creamery

Egg Shares will receive eggs from Jarosinski Farms


Sweet Banana Peppers

Grower: Gid’s Produce

Store:  Store peppers in a paper bag in the crisper section of the refrigerator. They will keep well for about a week. Can be sliced, flash frozen, placed in plastic ziploc bags and stored in the freezer for up to a year.

Recipe: Banana Pepper Salsa, Stuffed Banana Peppers, Refrigerator Pepper Rings


Prune Plums

Grower: Dawson’s Orchards

Store: To store fresh prune plums, store in refrigerator in crisper drawer in a plastic bag for up to one week. To freeze, wash and dry, remove the pit, slice and place on cookie sheet in the freezer for about an hour. Place frozen plum slices in freezer bag. 

Recipe: Plum Torte, German Italian Plum Cake, Plum Butter in Slow-Cooker, last weeks Prune Plum recipes 


Red Onions

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Hidden Valley Farm)

Store: Store in dark, cool location with ventilation. Don’t store onions in a plastic bag, and keep away from potatoes. Once cut, store in the refrigerator sealed in a container or plastic bag.

Recipe: Red Onion Chutney, Balsamic Glazed Red Onions, Creamy Roasted Red Onions


Stripetti Squash

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Store Stripetti Squash is a cool, well-ventilated area for up to three months. Wrap cut pieces in plastic and refrigerate for up to five days.

Recipe: Stripetti Squash with Sage and Romano Cheese, Brown Butter Herbed Stripetti Squash, Stripetti Squash “Au gratin”



Acorn Squash

Grower: Crighton Farm

Storage: Store squash in a cool, dry place for up to three months. Refrigeration can make the squash spoil more quickly, but it can be stored in the fridge for one to two weeks. Once cut, squash should be tightly wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in the fridge for up to a week. 

Recipe: Vegan Acorn Alfredo Pasta, Roasted Garlic Parmesan Acorn Squash, Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter


Sweet Beauty Watermelon

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)

Store: Keep whole watermelons at room temperature for up to two weeks. Once cut, wrap and store in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Recipe: Watermelon Salad Bites, Strawberry-Watermelon Popsicle’s, Salted Watermelon with Mint and Olive Oil 



White Potatoes

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight with good ventilation, in a paper bag or crate. Don’t store in the refrigerator, the cold temperatures cause the starches to turn into sugars.

Recipe: Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes, Cajun Fried Potatoes, Twice-Baked Potatoes with Gouda and Jalapeno


Jonathan Apples

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: Store apples in the vegetable crisper for up to a month with or without a plastic bag.

Recipe: Custard Apple Pie Recipe, Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup, Flaky Apple Turnovers


Shishito Peppers

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: Store unwashed and whole in a bag or container bin in the refrigerator. Once cut, store in a plastic bag and use within a few days. Peppers can be sliced, flash frozen and bagged for long term freezing.

Recipe: Grilled Watermelon and Shishito Peppers, Black Bean Quesadilla with Garlicky Shishito Peppers, Chilled Shishito Pepper Soup


Gold Beets

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Daniel Miller Farm)

Store: Store beets without their tops loose in an unsealed plastic bag in the fridge. Kept from moisture, they will last for weeks up to a couple of months. If the greens were attached, wrap them loosely in damp paper towel and keep in the crisper; the greens will last for about half a week.

Recipe: Oven Roasted Beets and Potatoes, Thyme-Roasted Beets, Golden Beets and Brussel Sprouts


Bok Choy

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)

Store: Store bok choy in a plastic bag in the crisper section of your refrigerator for up to a week. Wash immediately before serving.

Recipe: Thai Coconut Soup with Bok Choy and Mushrooms, Spicy Beef and Bok Choy, Garlic and Ginger Bok Choy



Grape Tomatoes

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Hidden Valley Farm)

Store: Grape tomatoes are best when stored at room temperature out of direct sunlight or in the refrigerator crisper in a plastic or paper bag. Tomatoes may be stored up to 5 days. Rinse tomatoes before slicing or eating.

Recipe: Creamy Prosciutto Pasta with Zucchini and Grape Tomatoes, Garlic and Balsamic Grape Tomatoes, Creamy Caprese Quinoa Bake


Brussel Sprout Greens

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)

Store: Brussels sprouts leaves will keep up to four days when stored unwashed, in a plastic bag, and in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. 

Recipe: Sauteed Brussel Sprout Greens with Bacon and White Beans, Brussel Sprout Leaves with Cheesy Polenta and Crispy EggsBasic Recipe Ideas for Brussel Sprout Greens



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