For Week # 11 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, August 2: BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané Sweet Corn Tomatoes GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez Eggplant Butternut Squash Sweet Pepper Green Beans HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker Large Slicing Tomatoes
This recipe is an adaptation of Heather’s Cilantro Black Bean & Corn Salsa on allrecipes.com, and comes highly recommended (with modifications) from one of our members this week! Ingredients: 4-6 ears of sweet corn, shucked and cleaned 15oz of shelled beans , cooked 3 large tomatoes, diced 5 green onions, finely sliced 1 small red onion, finely diced 1 sweet pepper, seeded and finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup lime juice 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced (optional – use more or less according to your heat preference) 1 avocado, peeled/pitted and diced (optional) 1 bunch cilantro (optional) Salt & Cumin, to taste 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil Directions: Heat grill on high for 10 mi
For Week # 10 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, July 26: BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané Sweet Corn Sun Gold Tomatoes Juliet Tomatoes DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron From the Youth Farm Harvest Treasure Chest selections this week, each Share may choose from: assortment of peppers (hot and sweet) ground cherries fresh herbs The recent rains were very much needed, though I would have preferred to receive them in smaller doses. Our summer crops are starting to come into heavy production so expect to see peppers and ground cherries included in the selection for the next few weeks (and possibly some okra). We have dug up
This is a great recipe to use with almost any summer squash – magda, zucchini, and yellow squash all work well in here. And while we use kidney beans, you can certainly substitute (or add in) black beans as well! Don’t be intimidated by the list of ingredients – most are spices and quickly added! Inspired by skinnytaste.com Ingredients: Enchilada Sauce: 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Garlic cloves, minced 1-2Tbsp Chipotle Chile in Adobo Sauce (1 for mild, more for spicy) 1 ½ cups Tomato Sauce ½ tsp Chipotle Chile Powder ½ tsp Ground Cumin 2/3 cup Vegetable or Chicken Broth Kosher Salt & Cracked Pepper, to taste Squash Casserole: 6 medium Zucchini, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 tsp Extra
For Week # 9 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, 19 July: BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané Cherry tomatoes Basil Zucchini Our watermelons were flooded out this spring and my late planting will not be ready until at least early fall. GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez Redskin Potatoes Tomatoes Sweet peppers Kale Zucchini FOLK CITY SOAP – Heidi Lewis These luxurious, pure, hand-made soaps will be included in this week’s harvest, made especially for you by your soapmaker, Heidi Lewis! Large Share members may select two bars and Small Share members may select one bar, from the following: Lavender, Rosemary, Patchouli or Litsea.
Original recipe from www.cookieandkate.com, brought to us by Kickshaws Kitchen. Ingredients: 2 small kohlrabi 1 large Honeycrisp apple, cored and cut into matchsticks about 1/4" wide 1/3 cup grated gouda cheese (optional) 1/4 cup fresh tarragon laves 3Tbsp toasted sunflower seeds Zest of 1/2 a lemon 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice Flaky Sea Salt and fresh ground Black Pepper Directions: In a large serving bowl, combine the cut up kohlrabi and apple with cheese (if using), tarragon, and sunflower seeds. Shave the lemon zest over the bowl. Drizzle in 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, then sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Using your hands, gently toss the salad to coat,
For Week #8 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, 12 July: BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané Select from a choice of Roc’ dor Beans or Sun Gold Tomatoes GREEN THUMB GROWERS – Tom Miller Kohlrabi The Kohlrabi harvest is small this week, so we will be giving members an option of Kohlrabi from Green Thumb Growers OR Swiss Chard from Guerra Gardens for your shares. DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron Harvest Treasure Chest - Select a either a bundle of baby greens or a bundle of fresh basil. Each Share may select one item this week. HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker Tomatoes, large variety Herb Assortment: select from parsle
You can also layer in magda squash, along with summer squash and zucchini, in this recipe! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 medium Sweet Onion, diced 1 clove Garlic, minced 1 medium Zucchini 1 medium Yellow Squash 1 medium Potato 1 medium Tomato 1 tsp dried Thyme Salt & Pepper to taste 1cup shredded Italian Cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 400F. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add in diced onion and minced garlic and saute until onion is soft and translucent, stirring often to avoid burning the garlic. Set aside. Uniformly slice the squash, zucchini, potato, and tomatoes to 1/4in thickness or less. Grease the bottom and sides of an 8x8 baking dish. Spread the onion and garlic mixt
This is Jose's favorite way to prepare the magda squash he grows for our members: Ingredients: 2 magda squash, medium 4 cups milk cinnamon (~2 inch piece of cinnamon stick) 2 cups sugar Directions: Cut the squash into pieces and remove the seeds. In milk dissolve the sugar and bring to the boil with cinnamon and squash . Let cook over low heat and served lukewarm .
For Week #7 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, 5 July: BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané Cherry Tomatoes Cucumbers Yellow Squash & Green Zucchini GREEN THUMB GROWERS – Tom Miller Mixed Red Russian Kale and Lacinato Kale bundles Kohlrabi is still one to two weeks from maturity. I will keep you posted on this product. Thank you. DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron Harvest Treasure Chest - Select what you like from these items: assorted fresh herbs including various basils, peppers sweet or hot, green beans. Each Share will select one item this week. HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker Tomatoes, large variety Rattlesnake