Archive | September, 2014

2014 Week15

Happy Fall 2014! Instead of listing all the things we like (or don’t like) about fall, I’ll just list what’s in the box this week. =)   Sweet potatoes from Food Field   Baby mustard greens from Buffalo Street (good for salads or wilting in soups or pasta dishes)   Cherry tomatoes from Buffalo Street/ […]

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Pick Up Day FAQs:

City Commons Pick Up Day FAQs: I’m running late/can’t get my share during pick-up time window.  What do I do? If you are running late, let us know via phone or e-mail as soon as you know you will be late to pick up. That way we can keep the cooler open or leave your […]

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City Commons CSA Member Handbook

A number of people have been e-mailing and calling to ask questions that are answered in our member handbook. We always welcome questions, but we did spend a lot of time creating this document, so we want to make sure people are reading it. Just in case you didn’t get it in our e-mail this […]

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How to cook sweet potato greens

I’m not an expert at cooking sweet potato greens, but here is a link that looks like it could be helpful. I know they can be cooked any way you would cook spinach–in omelettes, stir fries, curries, etc. http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/blogs/editor/2012/08/cooking-with-sweet-potato-greens.html

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Recipes, recipes, recipes

Just like you, we, the farmers, have been eating a lot of seasonal vegetables. In the winter, I feel like I’ll never get tired of stuff like kale, arugula, or tomatoes. But after two weeks of trying to incorporate the seasonal vegetables into meals, I find myself getting repetitive with certain recipes, and ultimately bored. […]

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2014 Week 14

The most unusual vegetable in the box this week (for us Americans)  is the sweet potato greens.  It is a cooking green used in a lot of world cuisine across many continents from Africa to South America to Asia.  Comparable to spinach or Swiss chard but with a milder flavor. Here is the full list […]

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Potluck at Fields of Plenty this Weekend

Our summer/fall CSA member potluck is this weekend at Fields of Plenty! When: Saturday 530 PM Where: Fields of Plenty is located on Clairmount between 3rd and the Lodge.  If you are trying to find it on Google Maps you can use 860 Clairmount or simply the intersection of Clairmount and 3rd.   There is a […]

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2014 Week 13

  This week the tomatoes continue despite all the rain (tomatoes don’t really like wet weather) and the rain loving crops like kohlrabi and arugula are flourishing! As “harvest season” approaches bringing a change in weather, we are celebrating a successful growing season with a potluck this weekend!   We would  love to see you […]

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We are full for now- but planning to add more members at a pro-rated cost after July 4. Please e-mail citycommonscsa@gmail.com and we will put your on our list and be in touch in early July.