My CSA Box: Cabbage and turnips (and cabbage-turnips)

Our wonderful vegetable box from Fifth Crow Farms features winter greens, squash and cabbage in many forms, as we move through November. This week we found Red potatoes, Rainbow chard, Butternut squash, Shallots, Baby spinach, Radicchio, Brussels sprouts, and Kohlrabi. And as the above photo shows, I received an extra helping of kohlrabi, seems to

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My CSA box: Roasted whole cauliflower 

Our CSA season with Fifth Crow is winding to a close, with a new season starting in January. In our box this week we found Carrots, “Calypso” Dry Beans, Curly Kale, Cauliflower, Potatoes, Baby Head Lettuce, Cilantro, “Candy” Yellow Onions, and “Poblano” and “Purple Islander” Peppers. Here is my menu plan for the week of

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My CSA Box: Tomatoes, peaches and summer

Everyone likes to say this is the best time of year, when summer produce is at its height. I guess I agree (did you want me to say otherwise), although frankly I feel slightly overwhelmed by the quantity of everything and the urgency I feel to preserve food for the rest of the year. Our

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My CSA Box: Strawberries, beets and zucchini

In our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box this week from Fifth Crow Farms, we found the following: beets with beet greens, chard, two baskets of strawberries, broccoli, radishes, bunch of carrots with greens (greens go to the chickens), and two heads of Romaine lettuce. As a bonus, there was also a bucket of zucchini to share!

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