Archive | October, 2015

Storage Share 2015

All of the below items can be stored for 1-12 months if stored properly.   Celeriac from Fields of Plenty- Store for several weeks, stems trimmed in the crisper of your refrigerator Watermelon Radish from Fields of Plenty- this relative of the Daikon can store wrapped in plastic with leaves removed in the crisper of your […]

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Week 20, 2015

And now your weary farmers will take a break and get ready for some winter rest (relatively speaking). First of all- thanks to all of you for participating in the fourth season of City Commons CSA. Like most farm endeavors we continue to be a work in progress, and your support continues to help us […]

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Week 19 2015

It is almost the end and that frost arrived Friday evening right on time. While those sorts of below freezing temperatures spell the end of tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants outdoors- they don’t yet mean the end of those planted in high tunnel greenhouses.  The cool temperatures also sweet up many greens and root vegetables.  We […]

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Broccoli Greens

New to Broccoli Greens? Here are four simple ways to prepare your greens in this week’s box: Roasted: Are you as addicted to crispy, crackly kale chips as we are? Well, you don’t have to stop there. Just about any leafy green, including broccoli leaves can be turned into an easy and, oh yes, healthy […]

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Week 18 2015

The first frost of the year is predicted for this Saturday night which means that this is definitely the last week for ripe tomatoes. Us farmers will be spending the rest of the week harvesting all of our hot crops  such as peppers, eggplant, and green tomatoes,  before the frost. We’re continuing to put our […]

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Week 17 2015

Winding down, winding down.  Tomato vines aren’t dead yet, but certainly looking a little worse for wear. The sun gets up later and so do these farmers.  That being said there’s still tons to harvest and we’ll be busy getting our garden beds ready for winter. Prepping and mulching them well now will make life […]

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