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Week 10

This week’s share includes: Cherry Tomatoes (multiple farms) Heirloom & Slicer Tomatoes (multiple farms) Cipollini or Green Onions (Occupy Yourself & Fisheye Farms) Kale (Occupy Yourself) Zucchini & Squash (Occupy Yourself & Iroquois Avenue) Basil (Food Field & Iroquois Avenue) Salad Mix (Food Field) Jalapeños (Occupy Yourself) Potatoes (Singing Tree Read more

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Week 9

This week’s grower spotlight is Emily Brent, a founding member of City Commons and the owner of Singing Tree Garden.  Singing Tree Garden is family farming operation and Emily specializes in producing perennial herbs, flowers and tree fruit from her orchard. You may have seen her over the years at 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 5 2018

Now that the fireworks are over, we would like to take the time to recognize and celebrate Independent Growers in Detroit and abroad. But what makes a group or an individual independent? For the most part, the group or person will do the work, confront the cost, and despise short 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 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 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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