Flushing CSA (Week 25): Last Pickup!

We have reached the end of the CSA season! We hope you have enjoyed being part of the CSA even with the weather challenges which is part of the CSA experience.  We sincerely wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving, and thank you all for your part in making Flushing CSA a success.  

 
Note: Some of the parents informed us tomorrow evening is PTA for their child’s school so we are starting the pickup at 4:00 to accommodate them. We will finish the regular time at 8:00 pm.
 
2018-2019 Winter Share
Last sign up for the winter share is Thursday, November 15 (at pick up). If you are still planning to join, bring your agreement and payment tomorrow – November 15. The form is attached or you can download it  here.  You can still scan the form, pay via  PayPal or bring cash, check or credit card. Please see Larry, Judy K., another a core member or site supervisor. 
 
Lewis Waite
If you still want meat, eggs, or dairy during the winter share, you will be able to order it from Lewis Waite and delivery will be at the monthly pickups, so check your email about a week prior. 
 
If you would like to order meat, eggs or dairy from Goodale Farms, please reach out them via their facebook page www.facebook.com/GoodaleFarms and make arrangements on your own.
 
Volunteers
 
Thank you to last week’s volunteers – Marcia, Judy K., Judy S., Amanda R., and Alan 
 
We need an early shift volunteer. If you can help out it would be appreciated. If you have not  you can still fulfill your commitment tomorrow. 
 
This week’s volunteers are:
 
1st shift:  Tony, Larry (supervisor)
 
2nd shift: Carlos, Mabel (supervisor) 
 
Last Lewis Waite delivery this week. 
There might be a few turkeys left for Thanksgiving so 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)

Cauliflower – The beloved fall veg has made it into this last box of the season!  It was growing so slowly we really weren’t sure.  Happy to share it with all of you this week!  
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days. Mini Batavian Lettuces – Harvested before the first freeze, in mini heads!  
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days. Yellow Potatoes – A nice flavorful, waxy variety.
Storage: In a cool (NOT cold), dark spot. 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.

Arugula – Tender, baby leaves.  Farmer Matt seeded this planting specifically for those members who needed a replacement for wormy corn back in August.
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator.  Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.

Super Baby Red Kale – The leaves are so small and tender that the bags are small…enough for a small salad or to mix in with other greens.
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator.  Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.

Celery Root/Celeriac – This root needs to be peeled, but it has the wonderful, rich flavor of celery in a large bulb.  Great for mashing along with potatoes (the white ones from last week would be perfect!) or added to soups or stews or roasted in chunks.
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 10 days.

Rutabaga – Peeled and mashed, or peeled and roasted, rutabagas are versatile and delicious!
Storage: In a cool, not cold, spot.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

Broccoli
Storage: In a cool, not cold, spot.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

Leek – We cleaned out the fields and had enough for one for each member in this last box of the season!
Storage: In airtight storage in the refrigerator.  Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.

BRIERMERE FARM FRUIT SHARE: Jonagold & Granny Smith Apples

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