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Week 2 2018

As farmers wait eagerly for our summer crops to blossom and fruit, we are also appreciating these last few days of spring weather, with plenty of morning rain and cool evening breezes. I know I am also going to miss some of these springtime vegetables, which are showcased in this Read more

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Week 1 2018

Welcome to the first box of the 2018 season. As you can tell from this week’s box, us farmers managed to catch up after a long winter! This time of the year greens rule the harvest in Michigan. For the next few weeks you can expect to see lots of Read more

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Storage Share 2017

Many of you ordered one of our special storage shares for the 2017 season.  This means that the goodness of the CSA can last for a little bit longer even after our regular season is over. Included in this year’s storage share: Squash Beets Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Garlic Leeks Kohlrabi Read more

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Week 20, Final Week 2017

Hello! This is the last week for our 2017 CSA season.  The first frost finally came Wednesday morning, a little later than usual.  Some of our more tender crops saw their final day and some of our hardier crops enjoy a little cold to build additional sweetness.  We have had Read more

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Week 18

Hi again.  We are nearing the end of the season here at City Commons.  In the boxes this week: Tulsi Basil (Tuesday) Sage (Friday) Cooking Greens Tomatoes Garlic Potatoes Sweet Potato Greens Kohlrabi or Bok Choi (Tuesday) Daikon Radish or Hakuri Turnips (Saturday) Onions   For this week’s recipe, I Read more

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Week 17

Another week passed me by and here is a late post.  In case anyone was wondering what was in the boxes last week, they contained: Dill Eggplant Salad Mix Cooking Greens Peppers Turnips (hakurei, salad style turnips) Tomatoes Garlic  

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Week 16

Here’s to another delicious week at City Commons CSA.  Cheers! This week we have: Swiss Chard Apples Tomatoes (cherry and heirloom mix) Beets Salad Mix Parsley or Lemongrass Collards or Mustard Greens or Spinach Green Tomatoes or Eggplant   Spinach or Swiss chard recipe idea.  So, I’ve noticed that pine Read more

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Week 15

There is plenty to enjoy this week as you work your way through another delicious box.  Lots of greens are testament to the late summer cool weather we’ve had. Swiss Chard Braising Greens (including, collards, chard, kale, mustard) Tomatoes (either cherry or heirloom) Eggplant Savory Salad Mix Apples Garlic I Read more

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Week 14

This week’s box contains lots of goodies!  There is one item with which many people are unfamiliar, sweet potato greens. Other items include: Tomatoes (cherry or heirloom) Basil (last week) Beans or Salad Mix Eggplant Collard Greens Peppers (The little ones are shishito, larger ones are bell) Parsley Sweet Potato Read more

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Week 13

This week, we have an abundant harvest which is sure to require a larger bag for picking up. Beets or Carrots Eggplant or Summer Squash Celery or Hot Peppers Salad Mix Kale Cherry Tomatoes Green Tomatoes Grab your share and get cooking!   My youngest daughter is a little bit Read more

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