FARM BLOG

CSA Week #20

THIS WEEK IN THE BOX - week of October 12th

VEGETABLE SHARE 

Red Batavian or Green Crisp Lettuce or Spinach - 1 head/bunch
Fennel - 2 pieces
Carrots - 1 bunch
Chioggia or Red Beets - 1 bunch
Peppers - 2 pieces 
Green Beans - 3/4 lb. bag
Potatoes - Keuka or Russet Variety - Keuka is great for boiling and mashing, Russet is best for baking - 2 lb. bag
Garlic - 1 piece 
Winter Squash - Sweet Dumpling or Acorn variety - 2 pieces
Broccoli - 2 pieces 

FRUIT SHARE
Bosc Pears & Apples - 1 bag - Bosc pears are ripe when they turn an even brown color. They are still firm when ripe!  Refrigerate immediately when ripe. If left to soften, they will be rotten when you cut them open, so be careful!

Be sure to remove fruit from plastic bags immediately when you get them home.  They can ripen out on the counter or in a paper bag.  Store ripe fruit in the fridge.  

NEWS FROM THE FARM

THIS WEEKEND!!!  CSA HARVEST FESTIVAL - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 11am-3pm!

Please join us for our annual CSA Harvest Festival!  RAIN or SHINE!  

When: Sunday, October 18th from 11am to 3pm
Where: At the Farm in Jamesport.  Map & Directions
Activities: Walking Tours, Animal Shearing, Open Farmstand, Kids Haystack
Details: Please wear sturdy shoes for touring our fields.  Bring your own picnic lunch and blanket/chairs. No potluck this year due to the unusual flu season.

THIS WEEK'S RECIPE SUGGESTIONS

Fennel Mashed Potatoes
Maple Glazed Winter Squash

More recipes for all the week's produce can be found here on our RECIPES page.