Week 7 CSA Newsletter
From Our Farm To Your Table
~ with love
What's In The Basket This Week
Ice White Pickling Cukes
Sweet White Candy Onions with Tops (great in a marinade for beef; see our blog)
Green Beans ( LIMITED IN SWAP TABLE)
Sweet Savoy Crinkle Cabbage
Fennel - Mike and Madelyn's favorite! Have you tried it before?
Be sure to check out the blog for recipes that maybe a different approach than you normally would use. Switch it up! You might like it :-)
How to Store Your Bounty Until Use
Always no matter where your produce & fruits come from, WASH BE FORE USE.
GREENS - Keep greens like the Tuscan kale crispy by washing under cold water straight away and then wrapping in a damp clean dishtowel. Store in the crisper of a produce draw of your fridge until ready to use.
CUCUMBERS - Store unpeeled in the fridge.
ONIONS - Tops, cut and wash store in a damp towel in fridge. White Bulbs are tender and should also be stored in fridge.
BEANS - Store in the fridge or out of the fridge. Rinse before use.
CABBAGE - this tender type will last a week or two in the fridge. Braise in a pan with butter and it wont take long to fall in love with it. AND! You'll have fridge space too.
FENNEL - Some use the the tops a
Remember! Ask questions at pickup - it's our time to talk.
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In Other News...
We are still gearing up to open the corn maze and additional farm stand at 281 Weekeepeemee Road in Woodbury. The additional stand will also be a place where Harvest Cards and CSA Discounts are also accepted. We will let you know by email and social media when it's open. Just a heads up as I know some of our members expressed interest in visiting the farm stand to see what it's like.
Cutting of The Corn Maze
This past week we had a very cool first of a time thing happen at our farm. The GPS corn maze cutter visited the new Dinosaur Themed Corn Field.
We are opening August 30th and Running the maze until November 3rd. Tickets are available now! Use code "buy1" to receive a buy one get one offer. LIMITED TIME
Produce at Your Pickup
Please don't forget to look around the shop while your here for pickup. We have many, many new items hitting the stand! Take advantage of your Harvest Card or 10% Discount! There's so much in that small shop. Fruits, Cheese, Eggs, Ice Creams, Meats, Bacon (out of this world!), chocolate, unique pasta and lots more too!
Amanda is away. .... This week too
Amanda has left Mike to fend for himself. Yes, it's fine. While Amanda and the kiddos are enjoying the lake for 2 weeks, please use this email address to reach us
firstname.lastname@example.org (respond to this email is fine too. There will be now flower-shop flowers available until she returns... FYI
Alternatively call 203.263.4550 and when prompted choose Farmstand CSA
Fall - Winter CSA SIGN UP
It maybe 90 out today, but we are looking and planting ahead! Now is the time to act! We are only accepting enrollment for the next 60 days. Program begins after our summer one ( of course LOL)
We will open CSA signup August 1st online. To find out more information regarding this 10 week Fall CSA see the link below.
Thanks for supporting our farm!
Eat Healthy - Eat Local
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