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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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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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Week 11

Great eats this week from City Commons.  I hope you’re not sick of tomatoes yet because we have another dose of cherries and large slicing tomatoes.  Also included in this week’s box: Green beans Lemon grass Swiss Chard Collards Asian pears, or early apples Eggplant or Summer squash Potatoes Cherry Read more

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Week 10, the halfway mark

Cool weather has been great for keeping veggies looking good in this last half of summer.  This week we present you with a beautiful array of classic vegetables to entice your eyes and mouths. This week: Cherry Tomatoes Basil (Genovese, lemon or holy) Summer Squash (Patty pan, yellow crookneck or Read more

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