Main Season 2017 CSA – Week # 14 – Distribution for 09/05/17

CSA 2017 – WEEK #14

August 28, 2017

SAVE THE DATE!
Bring your family and friends to visit the farm on Sunday, October 15th from 11am-4pm. You’ll have an opportunity to tour the fields, learn how we grow your food, watch cooking demonstration, enjoy kids’ activities and more!  More details to come…

JOIN THE CSA MEMBER GROUP!   Please share your Recipes, Cooking Tips & other ideas for getting the most out of your CSA on our FACEBOOK CSA MEMBERS PAGE!  (It’s a private group.)

THIS WEEK IN THE SHARES…

Red Tomatoes – The beefsteak tomatoes are here!  These plants were seeded way back in May and it took all this time for them to grow and produce fruit.  Enjoy!
Storage: On the counter. Uses: Raw/Cooked. When to use: Now!

Sungold Cherry Tomatoes &. Blush Cocktail Tomatoes – These little guys are perfect to pop in your mouth or throw in your favorite salad, Yum!
Storage: On the counter. Uses: Raw When to use: Now!

Zucchini – We’re now harvesting from our last zucchini planting. Enjoy them while they last.
Storage: In an airtight (plastic) bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Cooked. When to use: Within a week.

Nicola Potatoes –  These are a wonderful, waxy potato variety.  Perfect texture for salads or roasting!
Storage: In a cool, DARK place.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within a week

Onions –  These are semi-storage yellow onions.  They willl store for a few weeks in a cool, dry place, but I would recommend using them sooner.  They’re so good fresh.
Storage: In a cool, dry spot. Uses: Raw/Cooked. When to use: Within a week

Peppers – These are green frying peppers.  They are not hot!  I love using them in stir-fries, but they are also great cut up and dipped in hummus, in salads, stuffed…
Storage: In an airtight (plastic) bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked. When to use: Within a week

Red Batavian Lettuce – Rounding out the share nicely with another head of lettuce this week.
Storage: In an airtight (plastic) bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw. When to use: Within a week

FRUIT SHARE

Please be sure to remove the fruit from the bag immediately when you get them home.  They should ripen sitting out on a platter or on a dry dish cloth.
Please remember just one bag per fruit share member.
1 mixed bag of Apples/Peaches (for fruit share members ONLY)

RECIPES

Mixed Grilled Veggies with Parsley Pesto – from PLENTY – **Make this!**
Roasted Zucchini & Tomatoes
Roasted Tomato Soup
Potatoes with Salsa Verde (Parsley sauce) – Orangette (scroll down for recipe)

Tons more recipes, cooking tips and photos from fellow CSA members on our 
FACEBOOK CSA MEMBERS PAGE!

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