Tag Archives: Winter CSA

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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Riverland Farm Visit

As promised, here are pictures from my working visit to Riverland mid-June. Megan T from the Newton Farm came along. Wish I’d been able to get a video of Megan and Riverland farmer Rob Lynch tying tomatoes – looked like … 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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Popcorn

Here are directions from Rob at Riverland about how to pop Riverland’s popcorn. The popcorn you get in your share has just been picked from the field. The kernels will still need time to dry (At least 3 weeks in … Continue reading

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Two Month Winter CSA: Last Share

The mild “winter” weather we’ve been experiencing has resulted in some veggie treats we don’t usually get this time of year in New England. The head lettuce in today’s share is one of those treats. Picadilly is sending more of … Continue reading

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Putting up apples

Eighty bushels of apples from Cider Hill Farm went home with Shared Harvest CSA members on Saturday. Three bushels have been living on my porch, waiting to be eaten or preserved. They are storage variety apples, so if I had … Continue reading

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Three Month Winter CSA: Second Veggie Installment

Three month CSA shareholders, are you ready for the next installment of veggies? This month some of the veggies have been left dirty. Potatoes, rutabagas, parsnips, carrots all store better with dirt on them. If you have questions about how … Continue reading

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Beans

There’s a good deal to know about dried beans. Here’s a link to Central Bean Company. The site has information about large scale bean production, as well as tips on how to prepare, store and cook with beans. Check out … Continue reading

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It’s Kohlrabi!

“What’s the green round thing in the share? Tastes kind of like a cross between broccoli and turnip.” No less than ten shareholders have asked about the kohlrabi in Saturday’s winter CSA share. It tickles me to present folks with … Continue reading

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Winter Share Contents 11/7

It’s been a bit chilly at Riverland and Picadilly farms this week. The temperature at Picadilly is predicted to fall into the low 20’s tonight. Brrr! In spite of the cold, harvest crews have brought in and packed a really … Continue reading

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