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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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Box #4

This week we have more conventional produce to offer.  Most items are probably self-explanatory except perhaps the cherries.  The cherries in the box are sour cherries.  While some people think they are yummy out of the box, general consensus seems to point towards cooking them.  The most common use of Read more

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Box # 3

My garden is a pretty amazing place.  It is set six blocks away from my house and tucked down a side street that dead-ends into the open lot that was once a school.  There are many wild things there, rabbits, pheasants, deer, chickweed, wild peas, dogs, my daughters.  Sometimes it Read more

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Box #2

This week we have lovely things for you to eat.  The weather has been tolerable, a little dry, but after last season which was drier than normal, most of us farmers sorted out our water problems.  In some ways it is easier to farm when it is dry and the Read more

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Pause on 2017 Sign-Ups

We are happy to announce that we have reached membership capacity for the 2017 growing season. We will evaluate our crop production capabilities in July and determine if we can take on new members. Thanks for helping us meet our membership goal!    

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Box #1 2017

Hello and welcome to the 2017 season of City Commons CSA!  This year marks our fifth season in business and we can’t wait to share our fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers with you.  We have been extremely busy over the last several weeks, prepping beds, planting seeds and transplants and Read more

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Storage Share 2016

The storage share is amazing this year.  One bushel box so chock full of vegetables, we couldn’t even close the flaps. Contents: 4 squash (pie pumpkin, butternut, acorn, red kuri, and/or spagetti squash) Rutabaga Turnips Celery Root Storage Radishes Parsnips Sweet Potato Leeks Sage Mixed Herb Bouquet Canned Tomatoes Sauerkraut Read more

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