FARM BLOG

CSA 2011 - Week #23

What's in the Box - November 1, 2 & 3

VEGETABLE SHARE

The contents of the box may change this week.  Please check back daily for an updated list. You can click on a crop below for recipes and storage information. 

Broccoli - 2 pieces 
Batavian Lettuce - 1 head
Lettuce Mix -OR- Bunched Carrots - 1 bag/1 bunch
Broccoli Raab -OR- Kohlrabi - 1 bunch
Baby White Salad Turnips - 1 bunch
Baby Bok Choi - 1 bunch

FRUIT SHARE - Final Week of the Fruit Share for Jamesport & Thursday Groups

The listing for the fruit share is for our Long Island sites ONLY.  Please contact your core group if you belong to a Queens pick-up site for your updated weekly share. 

1 Bag Cortland Apples
1 Bag Golden Delicious Apples

notes on the share

Our greens survived the frost on Monday morning (see below), so we have delicious baby bok choi, lettuce and parsley for everyone.  The broccoli planting is still coming in strong, as is the baby turnip crop.  Enjoy!

News from the Farm

The first frost of the season hit the farm on Monday morning.  This is about 2 weeks earlier than we usually experience it, so it took us by surprise!  Luckly, even our most tender greens survived, although we had to delay our morning picking until later in the day to allow everything to defrost in the sun.  Matthew captured some beautiful photos of the frost on the crops when he went out to survey the fields early Monday morning...

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Explore our Website
We welcome you to explore our website to learn more about our farm and the wonderful things you can do with your weekly share. Check out our CROP GUIDE to find tips on maximizing the life of your veggies, and our RECIPE section to search for ways to cook up your box!

RECIPES

Stir-Fried Tofu with Bok Choi
Broccoli with Garlic & Parmesan

NEW COOKBOOK PICK!

I am currently obsessed with this cookbook- and you will be too!  So many delicious recipes and fresh ideas to use many of the items regularly popping up in your CSA shares.  If it's not already on your cookbook shelf, it should be!  Click below...