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Week 5, 2020

This week’s share:  Salad mix Kale Cucumbers Beets Basil Dill Garlic Zucchini or Carrots Hakurei Turnips Check out the links for lots of recipes Update from Fields of Plenty This week at Fields of Plenty we are catching up on a lot of planting! At my farm we don’t have Read more

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Week 3 2020

This Week’s Share Salad Mix Green Garlic (last week) Strawberries – small boxes (last week) Snap Peas Cooking Greens (Swiss Chard or Kale) Head Lettuce Garlic Scapes (last week) Tarragon Cilantro Radishes Before and after trellising the hoophouse tomatoes Goings on at Iroquois Ave Farm This week is going to Read more

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Week 2 2020

This week’s share: Salad Mix Strawberries (double pints for Friday and Saturday) Hakurei Turnips Cherries (Tuesday only) Radishes Garlic Scapes – Double Bunches Head Lettuce Cucumbers Thyme Freshly Weeded Turnips, Head Lettuce, and Fennel Goings on at Iroquois Ave Farm The hot weather last week definitely slowed me down, but Read more

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Week 1 2020

Trellising Cucumbers at Iroquois Ave Farm Welcome to the first week of City Commons CSA! This week’s share: Salad Mix Strawberries Head Lettuce Garlic Scapes Green Garlic Cooking Greens Sweet Cherries OR Sugar Snap Peas Chamomile Oregano Scallions (TUESDAY ONLY) Baby Beets OR Turnips (FRIDAY/SATURDAY ONLY) Goings on at Iroquois Read more

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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 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 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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Week 8

This week’s  share include: Mushrooms Honey Tomatoes Chard Beets (full share) or Onions/Scallions (half share) Cucumbers (full share) or Hot peppers (half share) Edible Flowers *Please note weekend share altered As summer begins to end, the 22nd Annual Detroit Urban Farm and Garden Tour with Keep Growing Detroit will take Read more

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Week 7

From Noah at Food Field: This is my last week of urban farming–it’s been an honor growing for you all the past 8 years! Don’t worry, produce from Food Field will keep coming, grown with love by our new farmers: Leandra, Eli, Lauren & Crystal from Finding Our Roots. I’ll Read more

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