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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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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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Week of July 4th

Just a friendly reminder, we are taking a week-long pause for the July 4th holiday.  Friday the 30th and July 4th we will not be distributing boxes.  Last year and the years prior, we had very low attendance for the two pick up dates surrounding this holiday, so this year, Read more

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