CSA Box 8 – August 17

We have found some new recipes to help you with your summer bounty of zucchinis, tomatoes and chard. Try the Grilled Swiss Chard and Tomato Wraps or this lovely Thai Zucchini Soup. Any of the zucchini recipes in 101 Cookbook’s archive are fantastic, there’s tarts, pickles and more soups all featuring the versatile zucchini.

week-8-winter-squash

Some winter squash need to be cured and then stored before use. Ask any of us at market or at your CSA pickups for more info on how to store winter squash. It’s easy to do, and you can store most varieties over the winter for use in stew, soups and deserts.

What’s in your box this week?

  • Leeks 1/2 lb $1.75
  • Cucumber 1 each $1
  • Kale 1 bunch $3
  • Lettuce 1 head $3
  • Carrots 1 bunch $5
  • Herb Bunch $2
  • Tomatoes 1 box $4
  • Winter Squash 3 lbs $6
  • Summer Squash 1 lb $3

Total value: $28.75

CSA Box 7 – August 11th

Green Arrow Field Tomatoes

Kloverdalen Farm beets

We’re all glad to have had some rain in the past week! Rainy weekends make for happy farmers.

Lots of delicious winter squash coming to you from our Merville Organics squash patch on Kloverdalen Farm, which were picked by Moss, Robin and Kira this week. We have Red Kuri, Butternut and Hubbard varieties.

Wondering what to do with your parsley? Kira from Kloverdalen Farm has a recipe for chimichurri, a tasty herb sauce from Argentina for topping grilled steaks, grilled veggies and potatoes.

What’s in your box this week?

  1. Beets 1 lb $3.00
  2. Cucumbers 1 lb $1.00
  3. Chard 1 bunch $3.00
  4. Lettuce 1 head $3.00
  5. Fennel 1 bulb $2.00
  6. Parsley 1 bunch $2.00
  7. Tomatoes 1 basket $4.00
  8. Winter squash 3 lb $6.00
  9. Summer squash 1 lb $3.00

Total: $27.00

Merville Organics Squash Patch