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Kohlrabi: Vegetable from Mars

I love Kohlrabi for its strangeness.  The part that you eat is actually a swollen stem that grows just above the surface of the ground, giving the impression of some alien being. This vegetable is in the cabbage family.  Its name in fact comes from the German Kohl for cabbage Read more

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Using Your Turnips

At City Commons, we’re not that big of fans of those big, purple topped turnips you’ll see at a lot of farmer’s markets in the fall.  We’re more into the small salad turnips, or Hakurei Turnips, that you Tuesday members see in your box this week (don’t worry Saturday folks, Read more

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Hakurei Turnips!!

For those of you who swear you don’t like turnips, it’s time to rethink your outlook!   The turnips in your box are hakurei turnips–a japanese  specialty turnip that is sweet, creamy and full of flavor! The leaves of hakurei turnips are glossy and tender, unlike other turnip greens you Read more

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2013 Week 3

“How do you grow such nice turnips?”  “Holy cow those are huge kohlrabi!” “I wish my salad mix looked that good.”  Our CSA packing days often turn into a mutual admiration session as all us farmers compare notes.  One of the beauties of our CSA being cooperative is that when Read more

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Week 18: November 10

Due to the time change we moved our box packing up a an hour this week so we wouldn’t be packing in total darkness.  The days are getting shorter though so all the plants that are actually still alive are growing VERY SLOWLY.  So you’ll notice this week lots of Read more

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