FlushingCSA will participate in a Preserving the Harvest workshop at Flushing Town Hall on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM. This is a hands-on workshop demonstrating the basics of canning and lacto-fermentation. More information and tickets.
Milk Not Jails is offering a special order if you are interested in trying any of their products. This may be in addition to your regular order. The order form must be completed by 8 pm on September 2 for September 11 delivery.
If any member wishes to add to the blog, please contact us and your name can be added to the list of those who can edit the site. All you need is a WordPress account. Topics should be kept to those related to CSAs such as organic food, healthy eating, recipes, etc.
We started a page for sharing recipes and cooking tips. You may submit the recipes via email if you do not wish to create a WordPress account. Please list the source of the recipe and include a link if applicable.
While we wish to use all the produce from our weekly shares, it is not always possible to do so. The question then arises of the best way to dispose of the food scraps. You may wish to consider composting if you have a garden. There are several local resources to help you get started. There are composting solutions for apartment dwellers.
There are many drop off sites for food scraps for those who do not want to do their own composting.
Milk Not Jails is offering a special order if you are interested in trying any of their products. This may be in addition to your regular order. The order form must be completed by June 10 for June 19 delivery.
Flushing CSA will have locally produced Whitestone Honey available for sale on the first Thursday of every month. The honey is produced by Green Earth Urban Gardens Inc., a 501 (c) 3 not for profit. A four ounce bottle of raw honey is sold for $10. Proceeds from the sale will be used by GEUG to help youth learn about urban gardening and nutrition. Please check with us regarding availability for other weeks. The latest newletter from Green Earth Urban Gardens
We are excited about our first pickup tonight. Items in this week’s vegetable share are;
- Mustard Greens Braising Mix – 3/4 lb.
- Baby Lettuce Mix – 3/4 lb.
- Radishes OR Turnips – 1 bunch
- Oregano – 1 bunch
- Spinach – 1/2 lb.
- Arugula – 1/4 lb.
Be sure to check Golden Earthworm’s weekly newsletter for further information on the shares, recipes and other news from the farm.