Archive | October, 2014

2014 Storage Share

Vegetables with longer shelf lives to keep you eating seasonally into the cold weather!   Storage shares have: 1. Cherry tomato salsa (Tuesday) or pickled beets (Saturday)  and cucumber pickles (both days)  all canned this summer. Good up to 1 year if left sealed; refrigerate after opening.   2. Daikon radishes. Can store for several weeks. […]

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2014 Week 20

Well, our regular CSA season is coming to a close this week, just before the first real freeze.  Hope you enjoyed the season and will join us next year! This week’s pick up will be the last of 2014  unless you signed up for a  Thanksgiving share, which will be ready for pick up on […]

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2014 Week 19

Well, we’ve almost come full circle–when we started the season in June, the boxes were full of green, leafy, frost-resistant  vegetables, and here we are in October again with more leafy boxes. But, as Alice brought to our attention, there are no sweet potatoes, butternut squash, or peppers in the spring! I guess that’s why […]

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2014 Week 18

Another soggy Tuesday harvest but we’ve got veggies for you rain or shine! Here’s what’s in today’s box: “Florida Broadleaf” cooking mustard greens from Buffalo Street Farm   Scallions from Buffalo Street Farm (Tuesday only) OR Radicchio (Sat. only)   Cherry tomatoes OR tomatillos from Food Field (Tuesday) Cayenne peppers from Food Field (Saturday) Salad […]

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Wash for Slugs in Lettuce

I’ve grown to accept it as a fact of life–the sky is blue, water is wet, and organic head lettuce is likely to contain a slug or two. We do our best to control slugs in the garden, but we can’t keep every single one out without spraying something toxic. So when you go to […]

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2014 Week 17

This being week 17, there are only 3 more weeks left in our CSA season!! We sent out last day reminders via e-mail, but if you are still unsure about when your last pick up day is, send us an e-mail at CityCommonsCSA@gmail.com. While we are all sold out of storage shares, we do have […]

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2014 Week 16

One day it’s 80 degrees, the next it’s 60. This week the box contents reflect a sample of both hot and cool weather– we have tomatoes and peppers, which are hot loving crops, and bulb fennel and radishes, which do just fine even in frosty weather. Speaking of frost, we’re due for the first fall […]

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