CSA Bounty

Posted by Brette in Gardening
CSA Bounty

Our CSA (Root Down Farm) started pick up in June and I’ve been bringing home lots of wonderful veggies. Today was the first day the u-pick section was open and I brought home my first flowers of the year. Aren’t they beautiful? The CSA moved its pickup and U-pick location this year and they are … Read more

CSA Winter Share

My husband thinks I’m nuts. I signed up for a one-time winter share from our CSA. Approximately 100 lbs of veggies, they said. We picked it up yesterday and it filled the truck of my van. Here’s what we came home with: 5 stalks of Brussels sprouts 4 cabbages a plastic grocery bag of white … Read more

CSA: A Season in Review

We signed up for a CSA for the first time this year. The idea is you buy a “share” from the farmer and then each week you go and pick up your portion of that week’s harvest. I was lucky enough to find Root Down Farm, which is 15 minutes from my house and which … Read more

CSA Update

Posted by Brette in Gardening
CSA Update

We joined a CSA this year and I have been going every week to pick up my share. While we were away, my mom got my share. We’re now at the point in the year where I bring home bags and bags each week. This week I came home with a quart of potatoes, onions, … Read more

News at the CSA

We joined a CSA this year so we could get local, organic vegetables. So far it has been spectacular. I am rarely able to use it all up in one week. We’ve enjoyed many types of greens (tat soi, vitamin greens, arugula, spinach, kale), lots of lettuce, cukes, kohlrabi, squash, broccoli, scallions, chard, turnips, and … Read more

Chicken with Garlic Scapes and Other Adventures

Week two of the CSA share brought even more food. Tons of lettuce, more kale and bok choy and fresh peas, which I was very excited about! We also bought a quart of strawberries (not included in our CSA share price). One item in our share was garlic scapes, which are the top shoots that … Read more

CSA!

Posted by Brette in Food
CSA!

We picked up our first share from our CSA from Root Down Farm this week. Wow! We got 2 heads of lettuce, 2 bunches of radishes, 2 bunches of bok choy, 2 bunches of broccolini, 2 bunches of broccoli raab, and a big plastic produce bag of mixed greens: kale, arugula, tot soi (no idea … Read more

CSA

Posted by Brette in Food | Gardening
CSA

We have just signed up for a share in a CSA. For those of you who haven’t heard of this, a CSA is community supported agriculture. You pay a fee up front for a “share” which entitles you to pick up your portion of the farm’s output each week during growing season. I’ve been wanting … Read more