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Week 4

First off, please note that because of the holiday this is Week 4, an EVEN pick up week if you have a half share. One extra week of waiting if you have an ODD share. Second, thanks for supporting us farmers in taking a “week off”. Of course, as a Read more

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Week 3, 2019

It is spring fruit week! This week’s standard share includes: strawberries cherries salad mix cilantro beets bok choi head lettuce garlic scapes Check out last week’s blog post if you need some garlic scape inspiration. If you’re not familiar with bok choi, it is a lovely Asian green in the Read more

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Week 3 2018

With temperatures soaring higher and higher, working outside becomes more challenging. Knowing that all of us City Commons growers are enduring the same conditions and prevailing together gets us back into the fields and keeps us positive and upbeat. We lean on each other for the incentive to stay inspired Read more

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes are my FAVORITE.  This is a little poem/celebration I wrote on the blackboard at a farm I worked on a few years ago: Give thanks to the Mother Earth from whom all blessings flow. Give thanks to the Sun, Moon and Stars. Give thanks to the rain and the Read more

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Farm News

Chances to see the farms

Hello CSA members- We hope you have been enjoying all of your vegetables and fruit and flowers so far this year.  Now with some hot weather we can see about getting tomatoes and peppers coming at you soon. A few of you have pointed out that our spring potluck never Read more

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Thanksgiving 2014 Box

It’s a little delayed due to our early snow storm, but here are the herbs and vegetables that will make your feast extra special.  Some crops we had originally planned to give you (chard, more beets, more lettuce, fennel) were damaged by the early extreme cold, but that left extra Read more

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Carrots

Carrots are the best!  Or at least that’s how I feel.  They’re crunchy, or you can cook them and they get soft, but not mushy.  You can use them in soups and salads and more.  They’re good straight out of the garden all by themselves or dressed up in something Read more

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Winter Squash

Pumpkins, butternut, delicata, acorn, spaghetti, kabocha… They’re all hard squashes that store well and are SUPER HARD to cut open but totally worth the time and energy.  They can be sweet in pies, or savory with curries.  They store very well at a temperature slightly below room temperature, save the Read more

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