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August 11th-wk #9 2020

CSA Share this week

Vegetable Directory

For more information about the above items, you can find storage and usage tips on the Vegetable Directory. There are also links to recipe search sites. This can be found from the menu on the website or the link above.

Quick Tips Eggplant – Excellent on the grill! Be sure to look at the vegetable directory Eggplant Page or Pinterest board for ideas Tomato – store at room temperature for best flavor. They will continue to ripen so keep an eye on them. Ripeness is determined by firmness. Tomatoes ripen from the inside out. Can be refrigerated if necessary but allow them to come to room temp before eating for the best flavor. Tomatoes that are super ripe are great for cooking with. Swiss Chard – eaten raw or cooked. Add the stems first when cooking; separate the greens and add at the end of cooking as they cook quickly Scallions – after you clean them up they can also be sliced and frozen -place in a freezer baggie and grab a handful when you need them for cooking. Peppers of all kinds can be cleaned, seeded, diced, or chopped and frozen without blanching.

All posts this season and past seasons can be found in the archives are searchable at the bottom of this page. Also, find info in the vegetable directory and on our Pinterest Boards. As always — if you have any questions –please feel free to ask – text or email too.

Farm Update: Last week our all morning sprinkle only amounted to 1/4″. We have not had any other measurable rain in the past weeks. The pond is still very, very low. We are continuing to water what we can and hope for the best.

Crops that we expect to be ready soon are….Sweet Corn, Delicata Squash

The field tomatoes are beginning to ripen. The varieties of tomatoes we are growing this season are

This is our favorite custom blend. Although we have never had one we don’t like!

Did you Know? Did you know that you can have Seneca Sunrise Coffee delivered with your CSA share? Yes, I know,! Isn’t that amazing? If you are not familiar with their small-batch roasted coffee, then you don’t know what you are missing. If you desire organic coffee beans that are roasted in small batches to perfection, look no further. We couldn’t get all of our farm work done without that morning cup (and afternoon). This is by far the best coffee we have ever tasted. We order the 5# bag! There are many options of single-origin, house, and custom blends. Well, all you need to do is an order by phone or email and let them know that you are an Ever Green Farm CSA member. Please CC us on the email so that we also know what you ordered. If the coffee you desire is in stock, we will pick it up on Wednesday and deliver it to your CSA location the following week. Your payment is due by check made out to Seneca Sunrise Coffee. No shipping charges or extra trips. Support Local! You can visit the website for more information.

Farm Events — Potato Harvest – Cancelled due to poor crop conditions. Our potato harvest will be less than stellar as anticipated due to a lack of sufficient rain.

We have our annual farm events scheduled. We will decide at a later date if they will go on depending on how the current distancing requirements evolve. These events are held outside for CSA members and their families.
Saturday, June 27th – Celebrate the Season – CANCELLED
Saturday, July 18th – Glorious Garlic Harvest – 9-12 – SUCCESS!!!
Saturday, August 8th – Can You Dig It? #2 – Potato Harvest 10-2 – CANCELLED
Saturday, October 17th – Gratitude Gathering 1-6

Thank you for supporting our small farm!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Feel free to email or text. Our cell phone number is listed on your weekly email update.

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