Monday, June 22, 2015

Week 3 Share List and Farm News

Thanks everybody for your patience with orientation! Glad to have some new faces and many returning members back with us. See below for the share list and farm news for Week 3 (an A-week).

FARM NEWS: We are excited that even in a year with a long, cold winter and long, cold spring,  we still have early cucumbers, zucchini, and peas to give you. To plant these crops so that they will be ready for some of our first CSA harvests, we watch the weather carefully in the early spring, get into the fields to get the soil ready at the very first moment possible, pre-grow transplants in our heated greenhouse, cover them with row cover (like a bedsheet) that blows away during every spring storm, water them, weed them, and watch over them like little babies. Our farm is really focused on making sure our CSA customers get a nice quantity AND variety of produce, all season long, and we hope you enjoy this week!

Share items for June 24, 27:
head lettuce, 1 head
mixed types of zucchini/summer squash, 2 lb
basil, 1 OR 2 pieces
scallions, 1 bu
Radishes, 1 bu
Garlic scapes Рa perennial favorite! Great chopped, saut̩ed, with a zucchini and a little soy sauce! Or make a pesto
Cucumbers 1 or 2
May Include:
Snow OR Snap Peas 

Fruit share: 2 quarts strawberries

Egg Share: ½ dozen pastured eggs

Flower share: 1 bunch lavender

CHEESE SHARE: Goodale Farms cheeses, one of our neighbors in Aquebogue New York

Eve Kaplan-Walbrecht
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market

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