Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Notes from the Field: CSA Week 4

Since I began farming I’ve noticed that my sense of hearing has become more acute. With our heads bent, often focused on the task at hand, be it hand weeding carrots, navigating a narrow pass with the tractor or focusing on bunching greens, my eyes are often drawn downward, and […]

Summer Squash are here!

At the Stand Today:  Summer Squash! Kohlrabi Cucumbers Lettuce Kale Collards Chard New bags of fresh-roasted, whole bean Karma coffee and more!   Our summer squash is beautiful and firm and sweet and nutty right now. Don’t limit yourself to sauteing and grilling! Shaved thinly, this vegetable is delicious eaten […]

Amazing Slaw Recipe!

This one is courtesy of Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman’s cookbook, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. I was looking for dinner tonight and this hit everything we currently have at the Farm Stand, so I had to share it right away!   Slaw is more than soggy, mayo-soaked cabbage and carrots. Don’t hold it […]

Notes from the Field: CSA Week 3

Today is the summer solstice: the longest day of the year. Summer on the farm is an exhilaratingly busy and productive time, when every task you get done is satisfyingly crucial. It’s exciting for us to see the fields change as the days and weeks go by, and sometimes I […]

Using Your CSA: Recipes for weeks two and three

This week’s featured recipes: Ellen Touart-Grob’s Garlic Scape Pesto Uses: Garlic Scapes and olive oil from the Farm Stand Ellen Touart Grob’s Pickled Beets Uses: Beets Joanna Horobin’s Turnip Green Spanakopita Uses: Turnip Greens, Tatsoi, Spinach, Arugula, Beet Greens, Chard, Scallions, Garlic Scapes, Carrot Tops Stir-fried Chicken with Chinese Cabbage […]

Notes from the Field: CSA Week 2

After a very cold wet and cloudy start to the season we are finally seeing some seasonable temperatures. All the cool weather crops have been enjoying the weather and we have been making extensive use of floating row cover. Although it is extremely labor intensive, it pays off with earlier […]