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3 week menu for our December shares

Another fabulous menu customized to our share contents, put together by Jackie Starr. Thanks, Jackie, for the great ideas! WEEK 1   Simple mushroom barley soup, or America’s test kitchen version. Salad with greens and Caesar or vegan Caesar dressing. … Continue reading

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Last Deep Winter (February 7) Share Box

Brrr….It’s a crazy windy day out there.  The upside might be that some of the snow from this past week will be blown off of the low tunnels at Riverland so that there aren’t mountains to dig into come harvest … Continue reading

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Deep Winter Share–fresh picked spinach!

Here’s how farmers in New England harvest spinach fresh from the field in the middle of winter!  Looking forward to the spinach in the share tomorrow, just harvested at Riverland this week.         See also Jackie Starr’s … Continue reading

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First 2014 Winter Share Pickup Saturday in Arlington

Also check out shareholder Jackie Starr’s menu suggestions and recipe links, customized for this month’s share! Share contents for Saturday, October 25, 2014: Use these within a week or so (or blanche or make a dish for freezing): Lettuce-1 head, … Continue reading

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Root Veggies head to the border, then overseas…

Thanks to our guide, Jackie Starr…departures and also returns to good ol’ NE comfort foods. Shared Harvest Menu week of Feb. 2 from Jackie Starr Looking ahead to our last pickup on February 8…below is what will most likely be … Continue reading

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December 11 share

Saturday was the last distribution of Shared Harvest CSA’s three month winter share. Everything in the photo, except the cookbooks and brewing hard cider, was in the share. Here are the details. Picadilly Farm Parsnips, 2 pounds Butternut, 7 pounds … Continue reading

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What’s cooking at my house

In my household, we have a post-distribution routine that has served us well over the past several years. It actually starts several weeks before the first distribution. We invite friends and neighbors to eat dinner with us on the Sunday … Continue reading

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Dehydrated grape tomatoes

I dehydrated three pounds of grape tomatoes in my oven last week. I think they turned out well. It’s definitely a good idea to make sure the tomatoes are all the same size. I included a handful of slightly larger … Continue reading

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Putting food by

I bought two twenty-pound boxes of tomatoes at Busa’s on Saturday. These turned into 15 quarts of canned tomatoes – half I canned as whole tomatoes and half as sauce. This afternoon I’m going to try drying some grape tomatoes. … Continue reading

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Three Month Winter CSA: Last Share

Winter is here! The temps are predicted to drop to 19 degrees tonight, and no higher than 32 tomorrow. It will be a chilly day for shareholders. The good news is that this share is really nice, well worth a … Continue reading

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