The Sunny Side – Week of 10/26/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 10/26/14

In Thursday’s box you will find:

  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Tatsoi (a bunched green like bok choi)
  • Spinach
  • Leeks
  • Carrots
  • Rutabaga
  • Celeriac
  • Celery

In Sunday’s box you will find:

  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Collards
  • Tokyo Bekana (lime-colored frilly green)
  • A mixture of Storage Onions
  • Beets
  • Bok Choi
  • Celeriac
  • Baby Lettuce Heads

In the Field

Well, folks, this is it! You received your last CSA box on Sunday or Thursday. It has been a pleasure to grow vegetables for all of you this year. You have our sincere thanks for supporting the farm through your CSA membership. We truly could not do it without you. Thank you for being a part of our 2014 farming season and for your support of local agriculture.

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The Sunny Side – Week of 10/19/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 10/19/14

In Thursday’s box you will find:

  • Radishes
  • Collards
  • Tokyo Bekana (lime-colored frilly green)
  • Red Cippolini Onions
  • Green Onions
  • Bok Choi
  • Arugula
  • Baby Lettuce Heads

In Sunday’s box you will find:

  • Radishes
  • Red Russian Kale
  • Cilantro
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Yellow Onions
  • Green Onions
  • Bok Choi
  • Baby arugula and tatsoi greens

In the Field

We have only one more week of CSA deliveries this season, but the weather seems like it is going to be beautiful until the end. We have been soaking up the warm days, and so have the last of the fall greens, which experienced a growth spurt after all that rain last week. It is a welcome change from last year at this time, which I remember as particularly rainy, miserable, and cold.

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The Sunny Side – Week of 10/12/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 10/12/14

In Thursday’s box you will find:

  • Carrots
  • Kale
  • Celeriac
  • Yellow Onions
  • Leeks
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cilantro

In Sunday’s box you will find:

  • Beets or Carrots
  • Hakurei Turnips
  • Celeriac
  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Swiss Chard
  • Fennel

In the Field

It’s been a lovely week out on the farm! Nick’s grandmother was visiting us from Oregon, so I got to spend a lot of time out in the field while he hung out with her and with the baby. We had temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s, no rain, and clear blue skies – boy did I luck out:) As much as I have loved being with little Ray this season, it is nice to get out and harvest a little bit. Even Nick admits that I am speedier than he is, but I think that might just be because my hands are closer to the ground. In any case, it was a treat to see how big the celeriac has grown and to hunt down the last of the big fennel bulbs. And Nick did do all of the washing, so it was a good deal for me!

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