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Week 12

Whats in the box?! cherry tomatoes heirloom tomatoes apples plums eggplant OR cucumbers cooking greens (kale, chard, collards) garlic herbs   Last week, we started to cure the acorn squash. These little green gems are closely related to pumpkins, butternuts as well as cucumbers and zucchini. The splash of orange Read more

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Week 10

Week 10 This week’s share includes Green Tomatoes Cherry Tomatoes Heirloom Tomatoes Kale OR Collards Swiss Chard Herbs Carrots (Full Shares ONLY) Cucumbers (Half Shares ONLY) We love to identify the different varieties of pollinators that frequent our garden, and to plant things that encourage them to bring their friends. Read more

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Week 9

Week 9 Tuesday’s shares include; cherry tomatoes tomatoes beans hot peppers cucumbers (for Friday) shallots basil kale  Here is a great recipe we have tried for marinated green beans. Prep 30 mins Cook 10 mins Ready In 3 h 40 mins Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat and drop in the Read more

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Week 6

Week 6   This week’s share Swiss Chard Green Onions Carrots Cucumbers Garlic Celery Potatoes Gooseberries (Tuesday Only) Cherry Tomatoes (Friday Only) Heat wave It’s time to jump in the pool! The phrase is often heard at Occupy Yourselves garden.  While a lot of folks would think of a cool Read more

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Seminole Pumpkins

Every year it is nice to try a new vegetable (or variety of vegetable) or two. This year one of the ones we tried out over at Fields of Plenty was a Seminole Winter Squash. There were a few things that attracted me to trying this out. One is that Read more

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Week 20

Detroit is a beautiful place to be in October(at least when the sun is shining). The bright colors of changing leaves remind us by contrast how verdant our city is during the growing season. Of course, we feel sad that this is our last week of the CSA. But, it Read more

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Week 19

This week at City Commons we have a great and delicious share for you. Last night we had the season’s first frost and tonight is going to be even colder. I don’t know about you but I love this season. When it gets chilly, somehow I feel even warmer. I Read more

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Week 17

As the season nears its conclusion, we are happy to provide so our long season goodies in the last few shares of 2018. A few surprises are sweet potatoes and winter squash.   This weeks shares include Mushrooms from the Mushroom Factory potatoes from Buffalo Street rutabaga and herbs from Fields Read more

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