CSA Week 6

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Fennel

Purple Cauliflower OR Broccoli

Summer Squash and Zucchini

Swiss Chard

Cucumbers

Flat Leaf Parsley

Kohlrabi

Green Bell Peppers

Salad Mix

Tomato

Fruit Share: Black Raspberries from Champaign Berry Farm in Urbana

 

CSA MEMBER OPEN HOUSE!

This Sunday, July 10 from 2 to 5

Stop by anytime to see where your food is grown! We will tour the fields, see what we’ve been harvesting and what’s still to come. You can ask us questions about our farming practices and the vegetables we grow and meet the farm family behind your weekly vegetable boxes.  We hope you can make it and we look forward to meeting new folks and seeing long time customers!

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Harvesting Summer Squash and Zucchini on some of the most productive plants we’ve ever grown
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Tools for an afternoon of tomato tying: water bottle, twine, pvc tomato tying aid, and our portable battery-run radio
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Successfully got 4,000 winter squash plants in the ground. The seedlings are coated in clay to keep the cucumber beetles at bay.
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Pepper field is producing some of the nicest peppers we’ve ever grown. Now we just have to weed the grass and ragweed!
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Taken a couple weeks ago– the potato plants are certainly vigorous. The plants are starting to die back now and we could be harvesting them as early as next week! Hope the tuber growth under the soil looks as good as the plants above ground do!

 

Recipes

Cucumber and Fennel Salad with Herbed Yogurt Dressing

Green Torte

Swiss Chard Gratin with mushrooms and summer squash

Caramelized Fennel Pizza (When we make pizza we don’t skimp on toppings. I would toss more vegetables into the fennel during the last 10 minutes of sauteeing. Broccoli, cauliflowers, thinly sliced kohlrabi, peppers and summer squash and zucchini would all work.

 

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