2015 Summer CSA – Week 22

This is an even week Therefore we will be delivering half shares to Atlanta & Albany!

Announcement this week’s delivery is our last CSA delivery until September 2nd, we are taking our summer break to give our crops a rest as well as prepare our fields for fall. The Albany & Columbus Markets will also be taking this two week break, make sure you stock up when you are at market this weekend! We look forward to seeing you again in September!

Enjoy your break and the beginning of the new school year we will are looking forward to the beginning of fall and all of the wonderful greens and roots that are coming your way!

Organic Share Items:

Organic Transplants OR Fresh Fruit (pears, melons, figs, Muscadine):

Sweet Potato Greens: Salad, juiced, raw, steamed, sauteed.

Storage: Remove rubber bands from greens and wrap in a damp towel, and place leaves first into a plastic container. If stems stick out, wrap in a damp cloth to prevent moisture loss.

Eggplant (Aubergine): baba ghanoush, braised, baked goods, eggplant Parmesan, fried, grilled, kabob, marinated, moussaka, roasted, stuffed, tarts, & vegetarian cutlets.

Storage: If using quickly, it can be left on the counter. If longer storage is required, place in crisper, no container.

Onions: braised, frittata, latkes, quiche, risotto, savory muffins, salads, soup/stew/stock.

Store: Store in a cool, dark space with good ventilation. Do Not stack, Do Not store with potatoes.

Hot Peppers OR Sweet Peppers: blackened, fresh, grilled, kabob, pepper jelly, raw, salad, sautéed, stir-fry, stuffed.

Storage: Store unwashed peppers in a paper towel, wrap around each pepper and store in crisper drawer.

Okra: baked, blackened, curry, fresh, fried, pickled, steamed, stews, stuffed

Storage: Store in an airtight container wrapped in a dry towel. Bruises easily, eat soon!

Lemon Balm: teas, tonics, mixed drinks, sorbets.

Storage: Keep in fridge in a plastic bag, or out on the counter in a shallow glass of water (stems only).

Garlic: Salsa, roasted, marinade, dressing, aioli, mashed potatoes,

Storage: Cool Dry location, (in a bowl on the counter).

Oregano: marinade, rub, savory bread rolls, beans, burger seasoning.

Storage: Keep in fridge in a plastic bag, or out on the counter in a shallow glass of water (stems only).

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