NOTES ON THE SHARE
Thanks to everyone who came out to the farm on Sunday! It was a spectacular day and we really enjoyed seeing so many of you!
This week's share is heavy on the greens! I got a phone call from a member about a month ago who was inquiring about the lack of greens in her share. I explained that most leafy greens don't grow well in the summer heat (except for Swiss Chard) and that if she waited just a few more weeks she would be inundated with them. She was very happy to hear this! Well, dear member, while I don't recall your name, this week's share is dedicated to you!
Do you want to know what I'm going to be doing with all these greens? Here's my menu run-down for the week... The bunch of toscano kale is going in a big pot of kale & white bean soup. The broccoli is going to be steamed gently and topped with butter and salt & pepper - my kids' favorite! I'm going to indulge in a fabulous kale salad (again) with the baby kale, I'll make a nice autumn salad with cranberries, scallions and toasted almonds to top off the mixed baby lettuce (there's probably enough lettuce for 2 of these salads this week), the leeks will be braised and the bok choi is going into a stir-fry! What are you cooking up with your box this week? Share it with us on Facebook or Instagram. #cookyourshare @goldenearthworm
THIS WEEK IN THE SHARES
October 21, 22, 23 & 24
*The contents of the share may change through the week.
In a bag in the fridge...
Kale, Lettuce Mix, Leeks, Broccoli, Arugula & Bok Choi
JUST ONE PORTION THIS WEEK!
Mixed bag of Bosc Pears & Golden Delicious and Empire Apples
FRUIT STORAGE TIPS
"The best way to ripen the fruit is to take it out of the plastic bag and let the condensation dry off so the moisture doesn't encourage any spoilage. As soon as it is ripe, eat it right away or put it in the fridge." - Farmer Clark, Briermere Farms