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Week 13, 2020

This week’s box: Beets Cherry Tomatoes Dill Eggplant Green Beans Bell Peppers Heirloom Tomatoes Parsley Summer Squash Swiss Chard News from Ambassador Fridge: The first cold night in late summer always takes me by surprise. I find myself shivering out in the field – sweaters and sweatshirts still packed away Read more

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Week 12

This week’s share: Cherry Tomatoes Concord Grapes OR Pears Cooking Greens (Kale, Collards, OR Swiss Chard) Cucumbers  Eggplant Green Beans Heirloom Tomatoes Rosemary Summer Squash News from Food Field: Food Field blog As the plants continue to bloom here on the farm we tread silently into fall nurturing our storage Read more

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Week 10 2020

This Week’s Share: Chard Cherry Tomatoes Cucumbers or Eggplant Green Beans Mixed Peppers (Poblano, Sweet, or Mixed Bag) Heirloom Tomatoes Parsley Pears Summer Squash Introducing Greydale Farms Greydale Farms is a new grower with City Commons this year. You may have seen their squash, beans, tomatoes, or potatoes in your Read more

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Week 9 2020

This Week’s Share Beets Basil Cherry Tomatoes Heirloom Tomatoes Cucumbers OR Eggplant Pears (smaller units than we planned, something ate all the pears at Singing Tree) Oregano Green Peppers Nasturtium (Tuesday Only) Cilantro Flowers (Friday/Saturday Only) Summer Squash OR Green Beans (Tuesday Only) Carrots (Friday/Saturday Only)   This week fall 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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City Commons and Covid-19

City Commons Supporters- First of all, we hope that you and your families are physically and emotionally well. Us farmers are very happy that it is spring time and that gardening is a safe activity to do at a social distance. Even if we can hang out with tomato plants 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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