Winter CSA 2015-16: Week 3

This week, we received: 3 heads of (butter?) lettuce, a bunch of kale, an acorn squash, 1 pattypan squash, some hot peppers, and three green peppers.

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Winter CSA 2015-16: Week 1

It’s our first winter CSA! This week, we received: a half pumpkin-like squash (probably long island cheese), a sweet potato, some green beans, some greens, and two zucchini (I gave C one zucchini and a turnip).

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CSA 2015: Week 29

This week, we received: 3 tomatoes, half a squash (Hubbard-y Acorn squash?), a zucchini, some green beans, two turnips, and a bunch of apples including more Arkansas Blacks. There was also a pattypan squash, but I didn’t cut the bigger squash very evenly. So I gave the smaller squash “half” and the pattypan to C. The farmer forgot our eggs this week. I think we were supposed to get a call about them. Technically, the eggs are ordered in C’s name, so he might have called her.

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CSA 2015: Week 28

This week, we received: half a white acorn squash (this name is confusing because the squash itself is yellow), one (sad looking) eggplant, one bunch of lettuce, a small amount of green beans, a red pepper, two sweet potatoes, eggs, and a bunch of apples, including a bag of Arkansas Black apples.

According to Diap Tran, who writes for LA Weekly, “The Arkansas Black’s siren song starts out bright and tart, then blooms with notes of nutmeg, coriander, vanilla and anise the longer it sits in cellar.” I wish I could read foodie descriptions of all our produce before I eat it.

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