Summer CSA Week #22


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

This is the twenty-second 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
Butternut Squash – Gid’s Produce, Blue Goose Farm and Pucker Brush Farm Curly Parsley (2oz) – Crighton Farm
Celeriac – Blue Goose Farm, Clarion River Organics (Daniel Miller Farm)** Celebration Squash – Gid’s Produce
Potatoes, white – Blue Goose Farm Celeriac – Clarion River Organics (Daniel Miller Farm)**
Bok Choy – Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)** Potatoes, white – Blue Goose Farm
Idared Apples (1lb)- Kistaco Idared Apples (2lb) – Kistaco Farm
Curly Parsley (1oz) – Gid’s Produce Arugula- Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)**
Carrots – Clarion River Organics (Daniel Lengacher Farm)** Carrots – Clarion River Organics (Daniel Lengacher Farm)**
Homesteader Cheese – Pasture Maid Creamery
Bell or Anaheim Peppers – Grow Pittsburgh or Clarion River Organics (Matthew Schwartz Farm) **
(Vegans) Swiss Chard – Crighton Farm

**Indicates farm is certified organic

All shares this week are Gluten Free, Shares include cheese, vegan shares will receive Swiss Chard instead.

Cheese Shares will receive Old Gold Cheese from Hidden Hills Dairy

Egg Shares will receive eggs from Jarosinski Farm


 

Butternut Squash

Growers: Gid’s Produce, Blue Goose Farm and Pucker Brush Farm

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

Recipe: Butternut Squash and Sausage Stuffed Shells, Crock-pot Butternut Squash, Chicken and Quinoa Soup, Butternut Squash Fritters

 

Celebration Squash

Grower: Gid’s Produce

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

Recipe: Grilled Honey Acorn Squash, Brown Sugar and Mustard Glazed Acorn Squash, Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

 

Celeriac

Grower: Blue Goose Farm, Clarion River Organics (Daniel Miller Farm)**

Store: Refrigerate unwashed and covered for up to a week.

Recipe: Garlic and Herb Celeriac Fries, Potato and Celery Root Rosti, Zombie Brain

 

Potatoes, white

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Storage: Store in a cool, well-ventilated space for weeks. Don’t store in the refrigerator as it causes the starches to turn to sugar. 

Recipe: Crispy Potato Roast, Parsley Potatoes

 

Idared Apples

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store: Refrigerate apples in the crisper in a plastic bag with holes in it. Use up old or damaged apples and store apples separately as the ethylene gas they produce can help speed up the decay process of other fruits and vegetables.

Recipe: Maple, Apple, and Blueberry Crisp, Apple Cinnamon Apple Buns, Ultra-Thin Apple Pie

 

Curly Parsley

Grower: Gid’s Produce

Store: To store, snip off the ends and place in a jar with a small amount of water for up to a week. If storing in the refrigerator, store in jar with water with a plastic bag over top.

Recipe: Easy Potato Pancakes with Chives and Parsley, Parsley and Garlic Butter, see carrots and potatoes for additional parsley uses

 

Carrots

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Daniel Lengacher Farm)**

Store: Carrots can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month if stored properly. Cut off carrot greens, place carrots in a containers with lid and cover completely in water. Keep container in the refrigerator, changing the water ever 4-5 days.

Recipe: Roasted Carrots with Garlic Parsley Butter, Curried Carrot and Coconut Soup, Carrot-Apple Bread

 

Arugula

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)**

Store: Wash and dry arugula. Lay on paper towels, roll up and place into a plastic bag. Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Change paper towel when wet.

Recipe: Arugula and Apple Salad, Arugula Pesto, Brie, Apple, Arugula Quesadilla

 

Bell or Anaheim Peppers

Grower: Grow Pittsburgh or Clarion River Organics (Matthew Schwartz Farm)**

Store: Place fresh peppers in a brown paper bag in the crisper section of the refrigerator. Peppers will store well for up to a week.

Recipe: Lightly Smothered Chicken, Potato Hash with Peppers and Onions

 

Bok Choy

Grower: Clarion River Organics (Riverbend Acres)**

Store: Store Bok Choy in a plastic bag in the crisper section of the refrigerator for up to a week. Wash before serving. 

Recipe: Bok Choy, Carrot and Apple Slaw, Sesame Ginger Carrot Noodle Stir-Fry with Bok Choy and Crispy Tofu, Roasted Garlic Bok Choy

 

Homesteader Cheese

Grower: Pasture Maid Creamery

Store: Store in the refrigerator for up to four weeks. 

Recipe: Philly Cheese Steak Stuffed Bell Peppers, Cheese Crisps, Sausage Cheese Scones

 

Swiss Chard (Vegans)

Grower: Crighton Farm

Store: Do not wash chard before storage. Place chard in a plastic bag with no air in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 

Recipe: Swiss Chard Onion Frittata, Roasted Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

 

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