Flushing CSA (Week 23) Update!

It’s hard to believe we will be in November and the 2018 season is quickly winding down. With only three weeks left to go, the fall produce has hit its stride. If you would like to order turkeys for Thanksgiving from Lewis Waite, the final delivery will be November 15 at our last pickup.
2018-2019 Winter Share
You should have received our winter share program email with the November 15 deadline for your application and payment to be in. You can bring it to the next three pickups or mail it, scan it and pay via  PayPal  We also accept cash, checks or credit cards in person. Please see Larry, a core member or site supervisor.
We will have copies up until the last pickup. It is also attached or you may download here  For details on the winter share, please refer to the email or speak to Larry, a core member or site supervisor.  
NOTE: Today’s pickup will be indoors due to the cooler weather and increasing darkness. 
Thank you to last week’s volunteers! A shout out to Geetha who kindly filled in at the last minute!
We need an early shift volunteer. If you can help out it would be appreciated.
And if you have not yet signed up you will need to fulfill your commitment in the next three  weeks or help out in some capacity.
This week’s volunteers are:
1st shift:  Linda, Larry (supervisor)
2nd shift: Joey, Mabel (supervisor) 
On-site vendor this week






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Lewis Waite delivery this week. Last time to order turkeys for Thanksgiving is now for delivery on November 15.  Click  

here to order. For more information go to their website lewiswaitefarm.com

Your Core Team:
Caroline, Dionne, Emily, John, Judy and Larry

In the Shares… (please note, the contents are subject to change/substitution)

Sweet Potatoes – THIS WEEK IT’S A MIX OF WHITE AND ORANGE VARIETIES! Freshly dug and more to come!  Remember that sweet potatoes cannot be stored in the refrigerator.  They need to stay above 50 degrees or they will get cold damage. It’s best to keep them on the counter or in a cool (not cold) spot.

Storage: In a cool (NOT cold) spot.  Do not refrigerate.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 3 days.

Watermelon Radish – A surprise awaits you when you slice into these radishes.  They are delicious sliced raw, as a slaw, or roasted in the oven.  If you peel them lightly and leave a bit of the green flesh, they really do resemble slices of watermelon!
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator.  Separate roots from the greens. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 3 days.

Leeks – Try braising the leeks…they turn buttery and sweet.  Perfect side dish!
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

Carrots – Our sweet fall carrots are finally big enough to harvest!  Their seeding was delayed back in August due to the rain, so we’ve had to be patient!
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

BRIERMERE FARM FRUIT SHARE: Fuji and Jonagold Apples


Simple Braised Leeks
Roasted Watermelon Radishes with Herbed Tahini Sauce
Roasted Cabbage with Warm Walnut Rosemary Dressing

Flushing CSA

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