Monthly Archives: August 2014

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.

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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