Week #16 2023 (B)

In your CSA share this week:

  • Celeriac (celery root) with tops
  • Purple Daikon Radish
  • Lacinato Kale
  • Green Giant -Komatsuna (tatsoi)
  • Mini Sweet Peppers
  • Green Tomato
  • Yellow Onion
  • Scallions
  • Garlic
  • Bell Pepper
  • Jalapeno
  • Summer Squash

Storage and usage tips and recipes can be found in the Vegetable Directory there is a page for each veggie (well almost)

Do you need inspiration and ideas? Pinterest Boards for many of the veggies we grow
  • CSA shares continue until Week #20. There are 4 more weeks to go. The final week of the regular season is Tuesday, October 24th – Friday, October 27th.
  • We will accept 2024 Membership renewals beginning October 14th at the Gratitude Gathering on the farm.
  • Any new members wishing to join can get on the waiting list – can join after Nov 1st
  • Yes, we will have a CSA Extension share this season. The CSA Extension is 4 more weeks excluding Thanksgiving week and begins as soon as the regular season ends.  Limited to 40 shares- more details are coming soon about anticipated veggies.

Weekly recipes by Dean Lane Food & Farmstead – Check their website for their upcoming events and dinner reservations

Veggie Notes:

  • Celeriac – ugly but delicious, must peel; braised, mashed, pureed, roasted, soups, shredded in salads; use tops too in soups, roasts, strong celery flavor; tops can be frozen for veggie stock
  • Purple daikon radish– beautiful on the inside too; thinly slice to add to sandwiches; roasted, stir-fry, gratins, salads, fried daikon cakes-recipes on the vegetable directory-Daikon radish
  • Lacinato Kale – braised, salads, soups, stews, smoothies, chips – massage for raw salads
  • Green Giant -Komatsuna – similar to tatsoi- wash at home, raw salads, smoothies, soup, stirfry,
  • Jalapeno – quick pickle, cornbread, add to pickles; slice/dice and freeze; the heat is in the seeds and white pith -use gloves to remove and don’t touch your eyes
  • Summer squash – yellow & zucchini – very versatile; raw, grilled, pickled, quick bread, sauté, oodles of zoodles; baked stuffed boats
  • Green Tomato – store in fridge to discourage ripening; fried green tomato, green tomato soup, tomato pie (hint*-it is just like apple pie-mind blowing)
  • Garlic-add to everything!!; roasted
  • Mini Sweet peppers-raw or cooked, minimal seeds, frittata, stuffed, omelets, salads, pizza, pasta

Show us what your are cooking in the private FB Veggie Group!!

Quick Tips: – What is a quick pickle? A process to pickle with vinegar and does not have to be canned but must stay refrigerated. Recipe: How to quick pickle any vegetable

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Show your support of your CSA farm!

$28 inc. sales tax (exact cash at your CSA delivery)

Unisex Sizes available: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Text me how many and what size – I will bring them to your next delivery!!

CSA MEMBER FARM EVENTS:

  • Fall Gratitude Gathering – Saturday, October 14th 1-3

RSVP for events is required. You are welcome to bring your family and friends but please leave pets at home.

Private Facebook Group: request to join the group and turn on notifications https://www.facebook.com/groups/egfcsa 

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