What’s in the Box for 10/17/17 October 18, 2017

Hello everyone, i hope everyone is enjoying the cooler weather! In your boxes today: sweet potatoes radishes kohlrabi salad greens eggplant green beans those big purple kohlrabi are delicious peeled and sliced and eaten raw or with hummus. they would also be nice roasted with your sweet potatoes! kindly, ivor

What’s in the Box for 10/3/17 October 4, 2017

hello everyone, In your boxes today: tomatoes cherry tomatoes winter squash (treat like acorn) salad mix kale chinese cabbage potatoes chinese cabbage makes great slaw, much in the same way as regular cabbage. Enjoy this beautiful day! kindly, ivor

What’s in the Box for 9/26/17 September 27, 2017

Hello Everyone, Happy Fall! such a strange season, a good one, for sure, but more strange more unpredictable and unpredicted than ever…I am still working on the winter csa information and should be getting that info out soon. I am optimistic about the winter also participating in this best season ever situation we’ve been having. In your boxes today: baby bok choy salad greens turnips potatoes cherry tomatoes corn green beans lots of cool simple options here: marinated baby bok…

What’s in the box for 9/5/2017 September 6, 2017

a fun box today! i hope everyone enjoys eating it as much as i liked seeing it come together. tomatoes cherry tomatoes arugula radishes potatoes okra corn a paw paw or two starting with the paw paw, north america’s largest native fruit. if you think of the ripening like a banana, it will help you. it can be too green (probably more so than a banana). it should be yellow, maybe a little dark, the latter if you like ripe…

What’s in the box for 8/29/17 August 30, 2017

Thanks for your patience while we get in position for fall! So far so good!! In your boxes today: Corn! tomatoes garlic potatoes and, likely, 2 or more of the following: squash okra cukes just a quick note on corn, it’s delicious, and an older variety, so should be eaten soon (today or tomorrow, preferably), most new varieities are bred for sugar, sometime at the expense of good corn flavor. also, there will be some worms, i encourage cutting the…

What’s in the Box for 8/15/17 August 16, 2017

tomatoes are continuing to thrive, squash are back, and okra is coming on strong! tomatoes cherry tomatoes squash garlic onions okra russet potatoes russet potatoes are great mashed, baked, and fried!! i hope everyone is well and staying cool! kindly, ivor

What’s in the Box for 8/1/17 August 2, 2017

hello folks, i hope everyone did well while i was away. I have great confidence in the leadership at the farm right now, so excited that they got to show their metal! sorry to be a little late with this. in your boxes: celery tomatoes potatoes okra cherry tomatoes garlic onions most of what you get in super markets that you think of as celery is actually celery hearts which is a little more tender and a little more bland….

What’s in the box for 7/25 July 27, 2017

in your boxes for tuesday: tomatoes cherry tomatoes garlic onions squash okra basil there are lots of great combinations there. if you’ve never done okra and tomatoes, you should try. saute several cloves of garlic and an onion, add chopped okra, then tomatoes, salt and pepper, a good cup of red wine. you may need to add water…serve over rice. prep time, about 30 minutes. have a great week! kindly, ivor

What’s in the box for 7/18 July 19, 2017

i just wanted to give everyone a heads up, boxes will have around 12# of tomatoes today. these are good times. some are fragile and need to be used right away. overall, i would suggest either freezing or cooking down some of them. freezing is really quick and efficient. i will often just core and remove any soft spots and put them in a zip lock freezer bags (3# in a bag works well for me for future sauces). or,…

What’s in the box for 7/4/17 July 6, 2017

i hope everyone is having a great holiday weekend! tomatoes are starting to come in just in time!! add to that: squash potatoes cukes onions carrots fennel don’t be afraid of fennel. the bulb is the main show, thinly sliced in slaws or salads or maybe carmelized with onions (on pizza pehaps). the stems are good thinly sliced and cooked, the tops are nice finely chopped in salads or as a garnish. fennel is great with mussels…

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