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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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Week 7

Mid-summer brings you some classic veggies as well as pears!  We hope you enjoy the contents of this week’s box. Tuesday: Beets or carrots Saturday: Carrots Both days: Cucumbers or onions Cabbage or collard greens Tarragon Basil Tomatoes Swiss Chard Pears Try making refrigerator pickles with your cucumbers.  Slice in Read more

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Kohlrabi!

Kohlrabi can be intimidating looking if you’ve never encountered it before, but it’s actually a very mellow tasting veggie with a cool, crisp flavor that is perfect for these hot days. If you’re looking to experiment it is most similar in taste and texture to a broccoli stem. The other Read more

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Week 6

Swiss Chard Pie Another week packs yet more delicious items in your box. Tomatoes Green Beans Hakuri Turnips Swiss Chard Thyme Beets Garlic Cucumbers or Zucchini Kohlrabi Swiss Chard again! If you have any left over from last week, combine the quantity to make Swiss Chard Pie.  I made it Read more

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Week #5

This week we see the start of our tomato crop.  Hoop houses at Buffalo St. Farm and Food Field have allowed for ripening ahead of the field grown ones.  That’s something to be excited about.  Flower shares also started this week, pretty! In the boxes: Swiss chard Kale Tomatoes or Read more

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Box #4

This week we have more conventional produce to offer.  Most items are probably self-explanatory except perhaps the cherries.  The cherries in the box are sour cherries.  While some people think they are yummy out of the box, general consensus seems to point towards cooking them.  The most common use of Read more

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Box # 3

My garden is a pretty amazing place.  It is set six blocks away from my house and tucked down a side street that dead-ends into the open lot that was once a school.  There are many wild things there, rabbits, pheasants, deer, chickweed, wild peas, dogs, my daughters.  Sometimes it Read more

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Box #2

This week we have lovely things for you to eat.  The weather has been tolerable, a little dry, but after last season which was drier than normal, most of us farmers sorted out our water problems.  In some ways it is easier to farm when it is dry and the Read more

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