CSA Newsletters

CSA Week #20 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Leeks--One of my favorite vegetables!  Its mellow, buttery onion flavor is wonderful in just about any soup, or in a quiche or egg tart.

Potatoes--A mix of red and yellow from our fellow farmers at Driftless Organics

Celery--Sweet, tend and flavorful--we love fall celery!

Cabbage--Choice of red or green cabbage.  

Salad Mix or Arugula--A last installment of your choice of greens

Turnips: Scarlet (roasting) and White (salad)--A … read more »

CSA Week #19 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Leeks--One of my favorite vegetables!  It's mellow, buttery onion flavor is wonderful in just about any soup, or in a quiche or egg tart.

Potatoes--A mix of red and yellow from our fellow farmers at Driftless Organics

Celeriac--Celery root is an intimidating vegetable, but take a knife to carve back the gnarly skin and you have a flavorful white root for soups and stews.  It's also nice grated with … read more »

CSA Week #18 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Apples!--Again this week we have organic apples in the share from our fellow farmers at Atoms to Apples in Mt. Horeb.  They are a newly certified organic orchard!

Spinach--It's the end of our first cutting--hopefully we'll see some regrowth!

Celeriac--Celery root is an intimidating vegetable, but take a knife to carve back the gnarly skin and you have a flavorful white root for soups and stews.  It's also nice … read more »

CSA Week #17 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Apples!--This week (and next) we have organic apples in the share from our fellow farmers at Atoms to Apples in Mt. Horeb.  They are a newly certified organic orchard!

Spinach--Hurray!  A big bag of our surprisingly bountiful fall planting.

Celery--Our fall hoop house-grown celery is huge, sweet, and beautiful.  Remember that you can freeze celery for winter soups!

Broccoli OR Brussels Sprouts--Just the start of the sprouts, but … read more »

CSA Week #16 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Spinach--Hurray!  One of the best things to come from this cool, cool summer is our success with germinating fall spinach--it's the best-looking patch we've had!

Broccoli--A big bag from our beautiful fall crop.

Fennel--Some of the most beautiful bulbs we've seen! 

Baby Bok Choi--It's a return of spring with these sweet tender greens--great for chopped salads, stir fries, and soups.

Arugula--Awesome flavor makes up for a bit … read more »

CSA Week #15 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Spinach--Hurray!  One of the best things to come from this cool, cool summer is our success with germinating fall spinach--it's the best-looking patch we've had!

Broccoli--Our fall broccoli crop is beautiful and we should have it for several weeks.

Fennel--Some of the most beautiful bulbs we've seen!  Fall fennel has so many great uses, it's a flavor that pairs well with tomatoes, beets, cooking greens, broccoli, just about anything.… read more »

CSA Week #14 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Broccoli OR Green Beans--Our fall broccoli crop is starting to mature and should be with us for a while, but green beans may not.

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds or a mixture of varieties.  Quantities are waning, and the days are numbered for these sweet gems.

Rainbow Chard OR Curly Kale--Your choice of tender fall greens.

Edamame--Edamame is here!  A CSA favorite, they are best simply boiled and salted, then … read more »

CSA Week #13 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon OR Cantaloupe--Plenty of sweet, red-fleshed melons this week.  Our cantaloupe production has been very low, but the melons we've harvested have been excellent!

Eggplant, Zucchini, or Radishes--these items will be in a choice bin--choose your favorites!

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds or a mixture of varieties.  Quantities are waning, and the days are numbered for these sweet gems.

Rainbow Chard--Crisp and tender--these cold nights sure benefit the greens!

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CSA Week #12 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon--Yeah!  Most of the melons are red-fleshed this week, but there will be a few orange ones and maybe even a few cantaloupe to choose from.

Eggplant and/or Summer Squash/Zucchini--these items will be in a choice bin--choose your favorites!

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds or a mixture of varieties.

Kale--The first of our fall greens--SO TENDER!!  We're very excited about them!  Choice of Red Russian or Green Curly Kale.

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CSA Week #11 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon--Yeah!  Choice of red or orange flesh

Eggplant and/or Summer Squash/Zucchini--these items will be in a choice bin starting this week--choose your favorites!.

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds, food of the gods

Sweet Corn--Our farm partners at Crossroads Community Farm provide organic sweet corn to our CSA.  It's our last week for it!

Green Beans--This week's beans are so sweet again!  Cool nights keep them crisp and tasty.

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