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Cherries, blueberries and strawberries – oh my! What’s in the Share and at the Market 6/16

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Hi members!  Welcome to our new members this week – we are so glad to have you! Summer holidays are coming up – if you are traveling, don’t forget to put your shares on hold. Just a reminder – we have CSA vacation August 11 and 18 – there will not be any CSA those weeks – please mark your calendar and make arrangements to feed your family if you are not on vacation those weeks. We hope you are loving the glorious abundance of summer fruit!! 

Home Delivery – Richmond home delivery – your delivery day is TUESDAY this week. 

Home Delivery Cooler Bins/Porch Pirates – Please try to have a cooler or bin out with ice for delivery people to leave your share in – some of you still do not have one out for us. With warmer temps, this will preserve your share, especially more delicate items. The bin method tucked away from your door (let us know where you want it) also helps to disguise your share if porch pirates roam your neighborhood looking for opportune booty – we have occasionally have shares stolen and we find this method effective. 

Below is the preview menu, subject to change. If there are changes, we will try to update you.  Reminder – if something is wrong with your share/delivery, let us know right away so we can remedy it for you!

Happy Cooking and Eating!

Suzi ~ Amina

PRODUCE – Produce is from Flores Family Farm (George, Omar and family) Hague; , Va unless otherwise indicated. 

FRUIT share – We are really rocking the fruit now! Here is a fancy dessert – Summer Pavlova with fresh and grilled berries. 

MEATS – 

BREAD

DAIRY

  • Cheese – raw cheddar mix — Make Pimento cheese – this is the recipe for the Pasture Pimento Cheese. 1 ½ lbs. sharp cheddar cheese, grated1 medium red bell peppers, roasted, peeled, and seeded, and finely diced1 small shallot, minced2 sprigs tarragon, leaves removed, and minced1 ¼ cup mayonnaise, preferably Duke’s Mayonnaise2 dashes Worcestershire sauce1 dash hot pepper sauce1 tsp. black pepperCombine all ingredients very well in a large mixing bowl.  Chill for at least 2 hours, or up to one day.  Serve with crackers, pickles, and crudités.