Flushing CSA (Week 22) Update!

More variety this week! Note that this is the last week for fruit shares. 

Winter Share 2019 – 2020We are going to have a Winter Share with a new farm, Garden of Eve  as Golden Earthworm informed us they will not be able to provide us with a winter share.Garden of Eve offers a variety of customizable CSA shares, however, their program is different from what we have had with Golden Earthworm.

All winter share ordering and payment is done online at the farm’s website at gardenofevefarm.com/csa/wintercsashare ; payments can be made at one time by credit card or eCheck or in three installments via eCheck.Sign up through their site at csa.farmigo.com/join/gardenofevefarm/winterspring20192020

There will be 7 (seven) pick-ups – December 5 and 19, January 9, February 6, March 5, April 2 and 30.NOTE: Flushing CSA will not process any share payments other than the administrative fee of $15, payable by check, PayPal or cash or credit card in person at the remaining pick-ups in November. The Membership Agreement – Winter Share 2019 – 2020 is attached. FlushingCSAWinter2019_2020..docx

Tuesday, November 26th – Last Pickup Make-up Date
Tuesday, November 26 will be the last pick-up date. This is the make-up date due to the July 4th holiday falling on a Thursday.

Our Volunteers
Thank you to last week’s volunteers: Eustacia and Larry This week’s volunteers are: Toni and John

**Final week for fruit shares** No Lewis Waite delivery this week.

Our online vendor Lewis Waite has turkeys for Thanksgiving. If interested, check the emails you have been receiving for information about ordering. Next and final delivery will be November 21st.There is no delivery on November 14th.  

And now……What’s In The Share (note items are subject to substitution) – also check the Golden Earthworm Farm website

Broccoli
Storage: In an an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Cooked/Raw When to use: Within 5 days.
What I’m making with it…. Grilled Broccoli with Chili and Garlic

Spinach
Spinach this beautiful in November? Yes! Spinach salads are so delicious, but it’s also great gently wilted and topped with butter and salt. Perfection.
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 3 days.
What I’m making with it…. First batch– Spinach salad with toasted almonds, scallions, and oranges. Second batch– wilted with butter and salt.

Sweet Potatoes
These beauties are from our friends at Atlas Farm, a Certified Organic Farm in Massachusetts who we partner with to grow these for us. The texture of this variety is so smooth. Enjoy! STORAGE IS IMPORTANT! They will get cold damage if you let them get cold. Store in a cool, not cold, dry spot. Do not store in the fridge!
Storage: Store in a cool, not cold, dry spot. Do not store in the fridge! Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 15 days.
What I’m making with it…. Baked in the skin, scooped out, mashed and topped with butter and salt.

Bok Choi
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.
What I’m making with it…. Tempeh Stir Fry!

Toscano Kale
This is a great variety for soup or kale chips!
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Cooked When to use: Within 7 days.
What I’m making with it.Kale chips with sesame and garlic for my kiddos!

Radicchio
Its beautiful red color makes such a gorgeous presentation. These chicories are high in Vitamin K, C, B and contains lots of antioxidant enzymes. It’s a nutrition powerhouse and delicious too!
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.
What I’m making with it…. See below!

Baby Red Romaine Lettuce
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.
What I’m making with it…. Salad, of course! 😉

Green & Red Peppers
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 5 days.
What I’m making with it…. Sauteed and tossed with roasted potatoes for breakfast!

Briermere Farm Fruit Share
**THIS IS THE FINAL WEEK OF THE FRUIT SHARE**
1 mixed bag of Fuji and Golden Delicious Apples

FARMHOUSE FAVORITE RECIPES

Seared Sweet Potatoes with Sausage and RadicchioSweet Potato PieMy favorite Tempeh Recipe to go with Stir-fried Bok ChoiPerfect Kale Chips
This week marks week #22 out of our 25 week season. 
Please mark your calendars for the final week of our CSA season,
the week of November 25th.
There will be a make-up delivery on Tuesday, November 26th for the following locations due to a missed delivery back in July: Rockville Centre (all locations), Valley Stream, Forest Hills, APEC/Douglaston, Farmspot (Jackson Heights), Sunnyside, Flushing, Syosset and Port Washington – Main Street. 


Have a great week, friends!
XO Maggie for Farmer Matt, Kelly & the Crew

Flushing CSA(646) 801-4021
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