NOTES ON THE SHARE
I thought I'd share some photos of the farm with you this week. You can see a bit of this week's harvest, and the fall crops that will be coming along in the shares over the next 2 months.
CSA HARVEST FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19th from 11am-3pm
This is a private event open to all current CSA Members and their guests only. Please wear sturdy walking shoes for touring the farm. Food will be available for sale, but you are also encouraged to picnic. No dogs allowed on farm property.
Hayride Farm Tours
Q&A with Farmers
Storytelling & Singing with Barbara Garriel
GIANT Haystack Game
Cooking Workshop with Stacey Ornstein (see above)
Yummy food for sale including our own handmade tamales, soups, organic baked goods and more! Limited supply, so PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PICNIC TOO!
THIS WEEK IN THE SHARES
September 30 & October 1, 2 & 3
Acorn Squash - 1 piece
Baby Spinach - 1 bag
Japanese Salad Turnips - 1 bunch
Baby Bok Choi - 1 bunch
Pink Beauty Radishes - 1 bunch
Zucchini - several pieces
Shallots - 1 pint
Red & Plum Tomatoes - several pieces
*The contents of the share may change through the week.
In a bag in the fridge...
Spinach, Turnips, Radishes, Bok Choi, Zucchini
On the counter (for a few days)...
Tomatoes, Shallots (eat within a few weeks)
In a cool, dark place...
Winter Squash (eat within a week!)
JUST ONE PORTION THIS WEEK!
Mixed bag of Bosc Pears & 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
• Salad Turnips with Miso
• Braised Baby Bok Choi
• Scrambled Eggs with Shallots -- This is an easy one, and one of our family favorites! Saute sliced shallots in a little butter in a frying pan. After about 5 minutes it will be soft and turning a bit brown. Scrape them into your bowl of cracked eggs and whisk. Pour back in the pan with another touch of butter and cook as you would regular scrambled eggs.