It's Turkey Time!
Thanksgiving is about 2 week's away. We still have turkeys available. We also will have our Be Farm Thankful Basket up and for sale very soon! We are also offering a few new things.. stay tuned! (If i had internet service at the farm today it would be done today :-/ )
Order your Local Turkeys Today!
We have partnered up again with Young Farms in Watertown to bring you local, GMO Free and organically raised white; large breasted turkeys for your Thanksgiving celebration. We are taking pre-orders for the fresh, not frozen birds now. Pricing is $6.00/lb and we have 2 available size ranges 12-20 lbs and 20+ pounds. Please have a crew member add you to the list at pick up to reserve yours or email Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org (or simply reply to this email.)
Inside The Shop
We would like to start high lighting a few new products and such that you will find within the shop. Woodbury Floral Designs ( Amanda's Flower shop) is open year round.
In this area of the newsletter we will start exploring all the cool things in the shop. Remember to check these out when you pop by for your basket.
It's a Flower shop after all...
Don't forget! Amanda can help with your cut flower needs for this Fall- Winter Season. CSA Members recieve 10% off. Call in your orders ahead of CSA pickup and they will be ready for pickup with you CSA basket. Check out Amanda's website for everything floral.
MEET The Acorn - An oldie but a goodie!
Acorn Squash - This Week's Winter Squash
The acorn squash is a variety of the squash species Cucurbita pepo, which also includes pumpkins and zucchini. It’s a winter squash, meaning that you typically eat it in the winter when the fruit is fully mature. The acorn squash generally has an acorn-like shape and is typically dark green.
A serving of acorn squash contains a total of 115 calories. Carbohydrates contribute 107 calories, fat accounts for 2 calories and proteins provide the remaining 6 calories. A serving of acorn squash provides less than 5.8 percent of the daily value (DV) for calories, based on a daily diet of 2,000 calories.
A serving of acorn squash contains a total of 29.9 grams of carbohydrates, or about 10 percent of the DV for total carbohydrates. This includes 9 grams of dietary fiber, which is about 36 percent of the DV for dietary fiber. A serving of acorn squash doesn’t contain any simple sugar.
Fat and Protein
A serving of acorn squash contains 0.3 total grams of fat, which is less than 1 percent of the DV for total fat. Acorn squash contains 0.1 grams of saturated fats, which provides less than 1 percent of the DV for saturated fats. Acorn squash doesn’t contain any trans fat or cholesterol. A serving of acorn squash also has 2.3 grams of protein, which is about 5 percent of the DV for protein.
Vitamins and Minerals
A serving of acorn squash contains 37 percent of the DV for vitamin C, 23 percent of the DV for thiamin and 20 percent of the DV for vitamin B6. It also contains 18 percent of the DV for vitamin A, 10 percent of the DV for folate and 10 percent of the DV for pantothenic acid. A serving of acorn squash contains 26 percent of the DV for potassium, 25 percent of the DV for manganese and 22 percent of the DV for magnesium.
What's in The Basket?
Week 4 of our Fall - Winter Ingredients
Select a Spice*
*so exclusions apply
Hold UP now...
Don't start thinking what you "don't eat"; we know not everyone maybe used to some of these items... BUT! your adventuresses right? Check out some simple but tasty recipes we've posted just for you!
Always available on our app - or website. Check out our blog "The Farm Beet"
It's on the footer of every page of our website if you get lost ;-)
Here's a taste of the recipes and a link for your convenience.