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Week 18

If you enjoy cooking and baking, this is the time of year to start firing up the oven again! The warmth and aroma is the perfect compliment to chilly October nights. What to cook though? Consider the recipe below for a roasted pepper spread. In Poland and eastern Europe, peppers Read more

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Week 12

The late summer means pepper season to us! Depending on your pick-up, you have already received in previous weeks some combination of shishitos, green bell peppers, hatch chiles, and/or jalapeños, but the abundant diversity continues to expand into September. This week will be our first addition of red and yellow Read more

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Storage Share 2017

Many of you ordered one of our special storage shares for the 2017 season.  This means that the goodness of the CSA can last for a little bit longer even after our regular season is over. Included in this year’s storage share: Squash Beets Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Garlic Leeks Kohlrabi Read more

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Week 16

Do you have enough peppers yet?  Who likes hot sauce?  Some like a lot and some like a little but almost everyone likes hot sauce from time to time.  So, make some!  Take stems off peppers and throw them into a blender or food processor.  Add garlic, acid (lime, lemon, Read more

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Cabbage

Cabbage is in the same family as broccoli, kale, collards, and many other health power houses.  It was domesticated in Europe before 1000 BCE, but can now be found in food from all over the world. Cabbage is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and dietary fiber. I Read more

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2014 Storage Share

Vegetables with longer shelf lives to keep you eating seasonally into the cold weather!   Storage shares have: 1. Cherry tomato salsa (Tuesday) or pickled beets (Saturday)  and cucumber pickles (both days)  all canned this summer. Good up to 1 year if left sealed; refrigerate after opening.   2. Daikon radishes. Read more

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Vegetable prep and storage tips

It happens all the time–I walk into the kitchen with every intention of making potato leek soup (or something delicious), but then I see the potatoes are dirty and unpeeled and  the leeks are still bunched up in the fridge with their roots on. I look at the clock and Read more

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Storing the Harvest

2013 Storage Share

Here’s what is in your storage share, along with tips to store it: The farmers of City Commons salute your wisdom in buying a storage share. This box of goodies will keep you eating delicious, organic food into the fall and maybe even winter months. Below find a few tips Read more

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