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Week 20

Week 20   The growers of City Commons would like to thank the people that support what we do, and that would be you. We look forward to continuing to serve our community of members in 2020 and beyond, while implementing super sustainable practices that we gain a better understanding Read more

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Week 18

­ These cold nights have slowed down the growth rate of just about everything in the field, but the frosts have been gentle on our warm weather plants. The bachelors button above are still standing strong, as are our tomato and dahlia plants. We were sure all the zinnias would Read more

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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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Thoughts on Fresh Winter Veggies

Many people might think that seasonal eating means only meat (or beans) and potatoes (or other stored root veggies) all winter, but until it gets super cold there are also plenty of fresh greens and freshly harvested root vegetables to be eaten as well. Those getting a Thanksgiving CSA this week Read more

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