Keep in mind this menu may change as we are still getting available items in. But Here is what we think is in the share. Please know that our farmers are having a hard time with the harvest due to weather and labor shortages. We ask for your flexibility with changes. We will try to get these to you but often we don’t know until day of and they don’t always get to me (Suzi). I know there have been surprises and disappointments – So thanks again for your patience.
A note on the Billy Bread — when you get it and you plan to keep it on the counter – please take it out of the plastic bag so that it can breathe. If it gets moisture trapped in there, it will mold. I keep mine the in the fridge in the plastic bag after the first day.
The Fall CSA is LIVE to join now. Make sure you are signing up for Winter pickup/delivery sites. Partial seasons will be available for you if you think you might be moving or otherwise needing more flexibility in your season. We will have the same 3-4 installment plans as last time – if you need more than this to make it work for you, let me know. Email me with questions. If you have friends who want in, tell them to sign up early as we expect the CSA to fill up quickly like it did last season.
Yard Signs – We will have yard signs at Eastern Market and Farm to Family Market and can drop off for you if you are home delivered. We get a tremendous response from this type of marketing. If you would like a yard sign – let us know. Thank you for sharing us with your neighbors and friends.
PRODUCE * indicates small share. Produce is from Flores Family Farm (George, Omar and family) Hague, Va. not a lot of recipes this week as I am working on our CSA for fall.
- Red Radishes* I love these raw or roasted or pickled. Here are some ways….
- Peaches* – peach salad with grilled basil chicken and balsamic honey vinaigrette; roasted peaches with ricotta buttercream
- Asian pears*
- zucchini squash *
- Chanterelle mushrooms* – with tagliatelle; here are some other selections from Food + Wine.
- Butter Beans* – make them with butter, mint and lime; make butter bean hummus
- Thai hot peppers* – make chili paste; make red curry
- potatoes* – skewered grilled potatoes
- Muscadine/Scuppernong Grapes – Delicious! They do have thicker skins and seeds. But do try them!
- garlic chives – good ways to use them
- muscadine grapes
- lamb sausage
- trout filets or whole trout
- ground beef
- Billy Bread rustic sourdough
- Mt View cheddar