Week 18

This week’s box is filled with delicious goodies.  All the rain we got made our greens lush and the cool nights have killed off some of the pests that like to munch our leaves.  Greens are especially good for your blood and bones so eat up before the winter wipes green off the earth and […]

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Week 17

We’re looking towards a strong homestretch for the CSA. Meteorologists are saying it will be unseasonably warm for the next month, and while a few of the hot crops are fading, many of our fall crops are coming on very strong. With that in mind we still have storage and Thanksgiving shares available for purchase […]

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Week 16

Do you have enough peppers yet?  Who likes hot sauce?  Some like a lot and some like a little but almost everyone likes hot sauce from time to time.  So, make some!  Take stems off peppers and throw them into a blender or food processor.  Add garlic, acid (lime, lemon, vinegar) and a generous amount […]

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Fall Crops, Not Quite Fall Weather (Week 15)

This Week’s Harvest: Tomatoes – Food Field and Iroquois Ave Farm Celery (Tuesday Only) – Food Field Beans (Purple or Yellow Wax) – Fields of Plenty Radishes – Dulce Diamente Eggplant – Fields of Plenty and Iroquois Ave Farm Peppers – Food Field and Iroquois Ave Farm Sweet Potato Greens – Food Field Beets (Saturday […]

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Week 14

Week 14 The CSA season is winding down but the veggies in our gardens aren’t.In this week’s box: Arugula Bell Peppers Ghost Peppers Purple or Yellow Beans Cherry Tomatoes Eggplant Tomatoes Cilantro Radishes Holy cow.  My mouth is watering just looking at today’s goods.  Try arugula pesto with walnuts, olive oil, lemon juice, parmesan and […]

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Weeds

This week, we had to extract veggies from the massive weeds that are overtaking this part of the world.  The rain and heat have made crops bump into serious production but unfortunately, the weeds are out of control too!  Here are some common weeds one might find in the Detroit garden:     Purslane   […]

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Ah Rain! (Week 10)

Finally, the rain came.  They said it was coming and it did.  The growers at City Commons are more than happy, we are back in business.  Let’s just hope it stays wet.  Of course the subject was brought up while we were packing boxes today and we realized something spectacular.  Seeds that we had planted […]

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Week 9

Week 9 brings beautiful bounty to your table.  In this week’s box you’ll find: Kale Cucumbers Swiss Chard Beets Tomatoes Cherry Tomatoes Summer Squash Basil Leaf Celery   One of my favorite dishes to make in the summer utilizes many of the ingredients from this box.  This dish is pretty too! Squash Party  Heat two […]

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We are full for now- but planning to add more members at a pro-rated cost after July 4. Please e-mail citycommonscsa@gmail.com and we will put your on our list and be in touch in early July.