2014 CSA Week 10

Greetings from your veggie caretakers! We have our first succession of green beans! Tasting them as we picked them, we are so excited to include them in this week’s CSA box. They are delightfully sweet and floral, please post comments on your favorite way to prepare them so we can share them with other members.

 

Our team is gearing up for our CSA dinner extravaganza! If you have any interest or have friends and family that would like to attend please sign up! We need a total head count so that we can properly prepare for your visit. Please sign up on or before Monday, June 16th. This is our first official open house, and we are so excited to meet you and your family!

 

We are also really excited to announce the creation of a CSA Cookbook, we cannot do this without you! Please send your personal favorite recipes for vegetables that have been included in your CSA share. Once I have all of your responses, I will compile our first annual CSA Cookbook and share it with all of our lovely members. I think this will be the perfect way for all of us to connect over good food and good ideas. Please send as many delicious recipes as you can to my email address: Mary.Bruce@whiteoakpastures.com. I look forward to experimenting with your creations! Please include your full name so that I can give credit to recipes used in our collection!

 

Have you ever been curious to venture inside a beehive, or learn more about how honey is cultivated? We have the perfect workshop for you! On June 7th our very own Lori Moshman will be leading a class covering hive health, bee maintenance, and nurturing an environment that will encourage pollinators to visit your backyard. If interested please contact our front office for more details!

 

 

Pasture Raised Eggs:

Spring means eggs and boy do we got ‘em. 12 beautiful brown eggs from our own lovely ladies that range freely on certified organic pasture. The eggs are washed, candled and graded fresh for you each week.

(Want to add a dozen or more, Egg-cellent idea!, Call to order and we’ll bring them to you : 229-641-2081)

Certified Organic Vegetables:

Braising Mix Or Arugula – These specialty greens have a variety of uses that are sure to tickle your taste buds. Sauteed sides, hearty salads, stir-fry creations and so much more!

Salad Mix – Delicious salad greens, dress these up with some vinaigrette and radishes from your CSA share.  

Detroit Dark Red or Chioggia Beets – Beet greens (the leafy tops) are completely edible, treat them as you would swiss chard.

Red Russian Kale – Sauteed with onions and garlic or torn as a salad mix, get some greens in your daily meal adventures. These hearty greens make fabulous Kale chips!

Head Lettuce – Two fresh heads of  Buttercrunch, Red and Green Romaine and Red Sails.

Swiss Chard – Wonderful greens for several culinary options! Showcase these beauties in your next quiche, sauteed side, or salad creation!

Radishes – A little spice and a lot of color for your salads, omelettes, and more.

Onions Yellow sweet onions, can we say burgers, soups, and salsa! These little flavor bursts are used in a variety of your child hood favorites, change things up by trying them as center stage, rather than a background flavor.

BroccoliOR Cucumbers – These little babies are bursting forth from the ground! Soon we will be swimming in these summer favorites. Best eaten fresh (in my opinion), or sauteed, grilled, or dressed in a vinaigrette!

Herb –  Marjoram or Parsley!

Green Beans

– These little firecrackers

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