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Week 8 2018

This week’s share: Tomato(Iroquois Avenue, Buffalo Street, and Food Field) Grapes(Buffalo Street) Pears(Singing Tree) Garlic(Fields of Plenty and Buffalo Street) Cucumbers(Occupy Yourself and Fields of Plenty) Fennel(Iroquois Avenue) Chard(Fisheye) Zucchini or Summer Squash(Occupy Yourself and Iroquois Avenue) Shishito Peppers(Food Field) Carrots or Cabbage(Food Field) Wowzers, have we been having great Read more

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Week 7 2018

While watching our local weather reports, we are sometimes put off by the disappointment the broadcasters view reporting rainy days. We on the other hand are excited and appreciative it comes. Rain is very vital to our operations and the success of our crops. This weekend’s precipitation made for happy Read more

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Week 6 2018

This week we’ll be featuring an unusual treat, heirloom sweet corn from the Farmer Joneses of Occupy Yourself. Sweet Corn is an unusual offering for urban farmers, because it is difficult to grow at a small scale. Therefore we are all excited by the success Donny and Roxanne have had Read more

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Week 4 2018

Since next week is the July 4th holiday, please remember that there will be no CSA distribution July 3rd-7th. Hopefully this week’s yield will be enough to supply your barbecues and potlucks until we return July 10th! This week’s bounty: Beets(Fields of Plenty) Chard(Fields of Plenty) Kale(Occupy Yourself and Buffalo Street) 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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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 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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