Winter CSA Week #3


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

This is for the third week of the 2018/19 Winter CSA!

Barese – Harmony Grove Farm
Beets (red or gold) – Tuscarora Organics Cooperative*
Butternut Squash/Squash  Medley – Gid’s Produce/Crighton Farm
Crimson Crisp Apples – Kistaco Farm
Garlic –  Blue Goose Farm
Gold Potatoes – Clarion River Organics*
Watermelon Radishes –Clarion River Organics*
Shallots –Gid’s Produce
Carrots  –Harvest Valley Farm
Unbleached Spelt Flour- Weatherbury Farm*
Maple Syrup – Weeping Willow Farm

*Items from Clarion River Organics, Tuscarora Organics Cooperative, and Weatherbury Farm are certified organic

Gluten Free Shares will receive popcorn from Tuscarora Organics Cooperative in place of flour.


Barese

Grower: Harmony Grove Farm

Store : Store in plastic bag in the crisper drawer.

Recipe: Sauteed Swiss Chard with Onions, Barese Chard Gratin, Barese Chard Stir Fry

 

Beets

Grower: Tuscarora Organics Cooperative

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: Beet Crostini with Goat Cheese, Roasted Beets and Apple Salad, Gold Beet Marmalade

Squash Medley

Grower: Crighton 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:  Roasted Kabocha Squash, Hubbard Squash Bisque, Buttercup Squash Risotto

*You can expect buttercup, kabocha, butterkin, or blue hubbard squash in your share

 

Butternut 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: Butternut Squash Alfredo, Butternut Squash Fries, Butternut Squash Quesadillas

 

Crimson Crisp 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: Apple Cinnamon Bread, How to Preserve Apples, Apple Quesadilla

 

Watermelon Radishes

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Store in a moist towel/cloth bag or a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator. Enjoy radishes within 3-5 days. Watermelon radishes are edible all the way through– from skin to core. Scrub well before eating.

Recipe: Roasted Watermelon Radishes, Quick Pickled Watermelon Radishes, Watermelon Radish Citrus Salad

 

 

Gold Potatoes

Grower: Clarion River Organics

Store: Store in a cool, well ventilated place

Recipe: Oven Roasted Herb, Garlic and Parmesan Potatoes, Scalloped Potatoes, Ham and Potato Soup

 

Shallots

Grower: Gid’s Produce

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

Recipe: Shallot Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms and Shallots, Balsamic Shallots

 

Carrots

Grower: Harvest Valley Farm

Store:Carrots can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month if stored properly. 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: Carrot “Fettuccine” , Carrot Cranberry Salad, Carrot Celery Root Puree

 

Garlic 

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Store in a cool, dark, well-ventilated area

Recipe: How to Roast Garlic, Baked Fries with Garlic Sauce, Garlic Parmesan Monkey Bread

 

Unbleached Spelt Flour

Grower: Weatherbury Farm

Store: Store in cool dry area

Recipe:  Spelt Chocolate Chip Cookies, Spelt Brownies, Cinnamon Spelt Donuts

 

 

Maple Syrup

Grower: Weeping Willow Farm

Store: Store in refrigerator

Recipe: Maple Pie, Maple Chai Tea Latte, Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

 

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