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CSA 2021 – Week #6 — Golden Earthworm Natural Farm


Summer time is now in full swing and so are our summer time crops! Along with the zucchini, the cucumbers are beginning to produce fruit this week. (Sure, cucumbers are technically a fruit!). The tomato crops are rising like loopy, however we can’t see them for an additional month or so. Keep cool, associates!

LAST CALL FOR THE FRUIT SHARE! In the event you’re nonetheless keen on including on the Briermere Farm Fruit Share to your membership, there may be nonetheless time! The Fruit Share begins in August and the deadline so as to add it on is July sixteenth.
E-mail Kelly within the farm workplace if you happen to’re !

This week’s harvest

*Contemporary* Garlic
That is *recent* garlic, not dried. Until you develop your personal garlic, you would by no means in any other case get your fingers on this delicacy. The cloves are juicy and candy with an incredible garlic taste. Retailer on the counter and get pleasure from recent, or you possibly can allow them to dry (if they’re in a cool, dry spot), and they’re going to retailer for just a few months. 
Storage: On the counter in a cool, dry spot.
Makes use of: Uncooked/Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 14 days recent or dried up to a couple months

Inexperienced Batavian Lettuce
Crunchy and candy!
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked
When to make use of: Inside 3 days

Cucumbers
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Carrots
Crunchy, candy and scrumptious!  It is going to be exhausting to eat store-bought carrots ever once more.  Sorry.
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.  Take away the greens earlier than storing.
Makes use of: Uncooked/Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Inexperienced Cabbage
This selection is very candy.  Nice for summer time salad slaws!
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked/Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Basil
Pesto season is right here!  It freezes like a dream (the pesto in a jar) and it is all the time essentially the most coveted merchandise within the freezer!  A style of summer time!
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Zucchini
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Uncooked/Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Swiss Chard
Storage: In an hermetic container within the fridge.
Makes use of: Cooked
When to make use of: Inside 5 days

Recipes!

Granny’s French Swiss Chard
Contemporary Basil Pesto – use the recent garlic!
Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Saute

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