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2013 Week 15

Here’s what’s in your box this week: Green Beans from Vinewood Knoll, Singing Tree Gardens, and Buffalo Street Peppers from Vinewood Knoll, Buffalo Street, Farnsworth You’ll have A LOT of peppers this week.  If you can’t use them all at once, just slice them up and stick them in a Read more

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Week 7 Box Contents

The first tomatoes are here!  Enjoy this preview of the summer bounty to come.  These tomatoes are sweet and juicy straight off the vine.  Enjoy them popped in your mouth on their own (bite size!) or with salad or pesto.  Here’s everything you’ve got: Tomatoes from Farnsworth and Buffalo St Read more

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Slow Roasted Tomatoes

1 1/2 pounds tomatoes (ideally a paste variety) 2 to 3 Tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp chopped oregano, thyme or marjoram 1 garlic clove, minced Pre-heat oven to 300 F.  Lightly oil a large shallow baking dish.  Slice the tomatoes in half lengthwise.  Set them Read more

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Robust End of the Summer Spaghetti

1  to 2 pounds eggplant, peeled and sliced 2 large sweet peppers or equivalent.  Halve lengthwise 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 1 garlic clove, minced 3 anchovies, chopped 1/3 cups parsley 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup Kalmata or Gaeta olives, pitted and chopped Read more

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Week 10: September 15

Another soggy harvest but our summer harvest keeps coming as we try to plan out salad greens, storage crops and other goodies for our fall harvest.  Farmers keep busy busy right up until the first frost.  Enjoy your herbs (parsley and mint) along with all the summer veggies this week, Read more

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Pepper and Tomato Soup

This recipe originally called for yellow or orange tomatoes and yellow or orange peppers, but will taste great with whatever you have on hand. 1 pound tomatoes 1/3 cup white rice salt and pepper onion garlic 3 medium size sweet peppers or equivalent 2 Tbs olive oil saffron 2 thyme Read more

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Week 8: September 1

The tomato avalanche continues (see Attack of the Killer Tomatoes for photos of the fallout).  As farmers we’re always learning and tweaking our plans.  One of the limits of the seasonality of our work is that many times we have to wait a whole year to put into practice something Read more

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