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10/11/22 – CSA Week #18

CSA Membership Renewal Week : 10/8 – 10/15

Current members get the first opportunity to renew for 2023.

Our farm is a “CSA Farm” meaning that all of our sales come directly from CSA Members. We do not attend farmer’s markets or sell to restaurants. Our members support the production costs to run our farm and in return our CSA members are our main priority. Without members, our farm would cease to exist. Our early renewal initiative is required for us to make necessary purchases for the upcoming season and aids us in our crop planning.

Do you plan to attend our Gratitude Gathering? Please let us know

2022 CSA EXTENSION SHARE

CSA EXTENSION SHARE – Offered for current members only. These shares are limited to 40 members. This CSA Extension continues for 4 more weeks directly after the regular season. Deliveries will be for 3 weeks in November, break for Thanksgiving week, and return for the final delivery week and ends on Friday, December 2.

What is in a CSA Extension Share? Cabbage, Butternut Squash, Garlic, Kale, Potato, Leeks, Arugula, Bok Choy, Lettuce, Swiss Chard, Celeriac, Rutabaga, Parsley, Mustard Greens, Onion, Radish, and our limited supply famous garlic powder. $150 – BUY NOW with credit card ($5 processing fee)

T-Shirts

Hmmmm……you didn’t earn a shirt, but you still want one. You can’t get the exclusive Something Saturday 2022 Crew Shirt but, you can buy an Ever Green Farm CSA shirt. We will have them for sale at the Gratitude Gathering – $20. We have S, M, L, XL, and XXL. If we have shirts remaining, we will bring them to your weekly delivery spot beginning week #19. Let us know if you would like one. ORDER FORM

October 11, 2022 – Week #18

2022 CSA continues until Week #20

This week in your CSA Share:

Each item in the list is a direct link to the Vegetable Directory that has more details about storage and recipes. On each page you will also find a link to a Pinterest Board for that vegetable. **Featured in this week’s custom KP Holistic Chef recipes or past weeks with links below.

Broccoli- please soak in cool salted water before cooking to dislodge/remove any inhabitants. Hey-it’s organic and no pesticides. Excellent broccoli soup – use stems too! If eating peel outer skin of stem for tender inside.

Adirondack Red Potato-red inside and out; high in antioxidants; roasted, mashed, smashed; yes you can eat the skins.

Watermelon Radish – gorgeous pink on the inside; raw or cooked, shredded or sliced thin; excellent roasted, sautéed with butter and rosemary

Arugula – We did not wash it. It will store better. Wash before use if needed. Great in salads or quickly wilted in to pasta or veggie sautés or on pizza.

Green Tomato – our intention is for you to use these green. Try the recipe this week or fried green tomato or tomato pie (apple pie but with green tomato- sounds crazy but delicious)

Italian Flat Beans – great braised, stews, soups, sautéed; These beans are great for soup. Beans can be cleaned, trimmed, blanched and frozen.

Weekly Recipes: KP Holistic Chef – Katie Peterson has created 2 custom recipes to compliment your CSA share. The recipes are always listed on her website too www.kpholistichef.com @KPholisticchef

Don’t forget that you can look back to previous recipes as many veggies appear more than once!

Something Saturdays:

We accomplished quite a bit on Saturday! Thank you Jay (& his mom), Karen & Tom for all of your hard work!! We removed all of the old tomato plants, cages, and stakes in the field and the hoophouse. End of season clean up is in full swing.

FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM tag us in your photos: @egfcsa @KPholisticchef

We have a new Facebook Page. We will continue to post on both pages for a while as we transition to using just one. Please like and follow our new page

We have also added a new private Facebook Group. We are up to 23 members!! We would like this to be a place where we can all share general cooking and preservation tips, CSA related ideas, recipes, and photos of our culinary creations made with our CSA veggies. It is set up so you can post anonymously if preferred. You can request to be added at the link below.

MEET THE FARM CREW:

This season’s produce is brought to you by this crew. We are a small family farm and grow 4-7 acres of over 40 varieties of vegetables. This bunch works hard to get your veggies to you every week.

2022 FARM CREW – JOSEPH, JOELY, PEARL, JOE, MARCUS
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