Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CSA Week #14

Week #14 brought the sun back! It also brought Waltham butternut squash, French Gray shallots, German Red garlic and McIntosh apples to CSA boxes for the first time. Nothing was lost to the frost, which was not already going by in the field - diversity and freshness continues!

CSA News Week #14

Beautiful alliums (onion family members) of the Week #14 box - French Gray shallots, a gourmet variety with a spectacular flavor wonderful for sauces; German Red garlic; Red Baron onion; Stuttgarter yellow onions.

A diversity of colors, textures, tastes and aromas!

In the box: Red and yellow storage onions, garlic, shallots, mixed heirloom tomatoes, butternut squash, carrots, beets, Swiss chard, basil bunch, 2 lbs McIntosh apples, sweet green bell peppers, either King of the North sweet red bell pepper or Marconi Red Italian frying pepper, and 2 lbs German Butterball potatoes (Half Shares only).

Apple Boosters :: 2 lbs McIntosh.

Herb Boosters :: Basil, Thyme, Sage, Parsley.

Optional items CSA members could add :: more basil, hot peppers.

Apple Shares Week #12 :: 3/4 lb McIntosh apples.

McIntosh apples.

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