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Storage Share

I love storage veggies, I hope you do too. Here is what is in there, in approximate order of which store the longest (at the bottom): Hot Peppers Kohlrabi Jerusalem Artichokes aka Sunchokes Storage Radishes Rutabagas Celeriac Parsnips Sweet Potatoes Potatoes Onions Garlic Winter Squash (Acorn and Butternut) Dried Herbs Read more

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Week 20

Week 20   The growers of City Commons would like to thank the people that support what we do, and that would be you. We look forward to continuing to serve our community of members in 2020 and beyond, while implementing super sustainable practices that we gain a better understanding Read more

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Week 19

Week 19   This Week’s Share: Salad Mix Sweet Potatoes Garlic Hot Peppers Cherry OR Regular Tomatoes Dill Eggplant, Potatoes OR Peppers Parsnips Herbs  

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Week 18

­ These cold nights have slowed down the growth rate of just about everything in the field, but the frosts have been gentle on our warm weather plants. The bachelors button above are still standing strong, as are our tomato and dahlia plants. We were sure all the zinnias would Read more

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Week 17

Dollia and Rasaan shelling Scarlet Runner beans This week’s share: Salad Mix Green Tomatoes Heirloom OR Cherry Tomatoes Mushrooms Kale Collards OR Swiss Chard Dill Green Onions Sweet/Green Peppers on Tuesday Carrots  on Friday These cherry tomato plants have been producing large amounts of fruit since August. The first frost Read more

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Week 15

  This is the first week of fall and we are ready to cool nights and warm days before the first frost. We are tending to hoop houses and setting up low tunnels to extend the season of some of our tender perennials and warm weather annuals.     Field Read more

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Week 12

Whats in the box?! cherry tomatoes heirloom tomatoes apples plums eggplant OR cucumbers cooking greens (kale, chard, collards) garlic herbs   Last week, we started to cure the acorn squash. These little green gems are closely related to pumpkins, butternuts as well as cucumbers and zucchini. The splash of orange Read more

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Week 11

On the agenda for this weeks blog: the produce list, some ideas on how to use borage and other veggies this week, and then some overall updates about the farm and season. This week’s produce share includes: Apples Cherry tomatoes Heirloom tomatoes Cucumbers Green beans Watercress Hot peppers Chives Borage Read more

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