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CSA 2022 – Week #1 — Lengthy Island CSA Farm Shares


We have been counting down the times to the primary harvest of the season and it is lastly right here! Our first CSA field is stuffed with plenty of early season greens. No shock there! That is what grows in our local weather presently of 12 months. Tender arugula, purple kale, two heads of our tremendous gentle Boston lettuces, mini broccoli and lovely French breakfast radishes.

Here is to a spectacular farming season with simply the correct amount of sunshine and rain, bountiful harvests, pleased CSA members and good meals for all! We hope to see you on the farm a while this season so you possibly can join with the land and see the place your meals comes from!

Thanks for selecting us to be your farmers!
Love, Maggie, Matt, Galen, Zinny and the GEOF Household

This week’s harvest

Arugula
Very tender, harvested by hand.  Gown with a lightweight French dressing. 
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked
When to make use of: Inside 3 days

Boston Lettuces – Crimson & Inexperienced
This selection has very gentle leaves and solely grows within the early weeks of the season. Gown calmly!  I really like salads with this lettuce, toasted pine nuts, purple onion and feta.  PRO TIP: Wash and spin dry the leaves and retailer within the fridge in order that they’re able to go for salads all week!
Makes use of: Uncooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

French Breakfast Radishes
A lovely radish that has a humorous form this 12 months!  We surprise if the seeds obtained combined up or if it is a new variation with a extra conventional form?  Who is aware of, however they’re nonetheless scrumptious!  My favourite approach to get pleasure from them is eaten with butter and
flaky salt.  (We have stocked this premium salt in our Farm Store this season…it is that good!) Not a fan of the radish kick?  Roast them up within the oven with olive oil and salt & pepper to style. I personally do not eat the greens, however some folks do.  For those who discover some superb recipe with them, do let me know!
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge. 
Take away the tops from the roots.
Makes use of: Uncooked/Cooked will mellow the kick
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Mini Broccoli
This can be a enjoyable new selection for us this season.  It is a broccoli that grows florets off the facet of a predominant stem and produces always for a few month.  To this point we love the flavour and we hope you do too!
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Crimson Kale
This kale is nice steamed and tossed with olive oil, recent pressed garlic and umeboshi vinegar.  It is our go-to greens dish as a facet to most meals in our household. When the kale is that this measurement, it has a stronger taste.  I are inclined to favor it cooked, in soups, and so on. Take away the ribs which may get powerful.
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Recipes!

Excellent Salad & French dressing
Radishes with Butter & Salt
Kale with an Umeboshi Tahini Sauce
Roasted Radishes
Easy Chinese language Steamed Broccoli

Go to our web site for a full database of beloved recipes to make good use of your veggies.

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