Veggie Snapshot – August 25, 2014

This week’s newsletter will be handed out hardcopy at your pickup site. In lieu of a newsletter, we have a quick snapshot of what veggies you’ll be seeing this week.

This is week 11 of an 18 week season. You are getting red potatoes, yellow onions, watermelon radishes, squash, slicing cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, green bell peppers, jalapenos, beans and muskmelon. You could also get either black or Nubia eggplant (or both) and either Charleston Gray or Crimson Sweet watermelon (or both)! We hope to give each of you one tomato from the coldframe.

Newsletter – August 18, 2014

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Dear Friends of the Farm,

It appears to have been an exciting week while I was gone!  Corn, melons and peaches…very, very exciting!  This week you are getting Yukon Gold, red onions, cabbage, squash, cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, jalapeno, bell peppers and muskmelon.  There isn’t enough corn for everyone, so only a few of you will receive it.  And half of you will get yellow watermelon and half of you red watermelon. Continue reading

Newsletter – August 10, 2014

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Dear Members,

This week you are getting:  red potatoes, yellow onions, Chioggia beets, daikon radish, carrots, squash, cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, cinnamon basil, Swiss chard and sweet corn.  A few melons are just starting to come on and some of you might get them.  Fruit shares will get about 5lbs of a variety of peaches this week!!!

Reminder:  Jacquie is out of town through the 14th of August.  I would like to make a request for no changes to your shares during this duration.  Dani will be coming into the office on Sunday.  If for some reason changes have to occur during this week, I ask that all phone calls (no email) are made by Sunday noon.  Thank you for your patients with the men folk while I am gone! Continue reading

Newsletter – August 3, 2014

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This week you are getting:  Yukon potatoes, red onions, orange, yellow and purple carrots, red beets, summer squash, cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, cauliflower (Wednesday only), peppers, garlic, green beans, green basil and dill.  Dilly squash:  sauté squash, onion, garlic, salt and pepper and fresh dill weed (leaves) for a great side dish!

New:  You are getting a new sweet pepper called Canario.  It is a long, slender pepper similar in shape to an anaheim pepper.  It can be green, yellow or red in color and can be used like a bell pepper.  It is known for its frying and roasting compatibility.  Something new for our stir-fries!! Continue reading

Newsletter – July 28, 2014

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Dear Friends of the Farm,

Can you believe we are one third of the way through the season?!  The farm looks terrific too.  We are so relieved the rain has stopped and the temperatures are warmer.  All your fruit and vegetable plants are starting to take off and get bushy.

This week you are getting red potatoes, white onions, garlic, red beets, squash, slicing cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, broccoli or cauliflower, a bunch of Swiss chard and green beans.

Did you know that oregano, basil, mint and lavender can be added to iced tea or lemonade to make a flavored drink? Continue reading

Newsletter – July 21, 2014

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Dear Friends,

This week you are getting Yukon Gold potatoes, Walla Walla onions (very much like a Vidalia), carrots, Golden beets, garlic, squash, green beans and some of you will get cucumbers. The cucumber plants are struggling to produce because of the hailstorms earlier in the season.

FYI: There will not be as many beans or corn to give out this season. The continual rain showers are rotting the seed before it can even sprout! (And we have planted them every week!) Continue reading

Newsletter – July 14, 2014

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New this week – Banana fingerling potatoes, red onions, scarlet turnips, green kohlrabi, cucumbers, green beans, and basil.  Some of you may also be getting some broccoli, but the whole field did not come on at the same time! Hopefully, those of you who do not get it this week will have it next week.  You are also getting white onions, garlic, carrots and squash.

Oh Yum!!! Summer is here! Continue reading