July 31, 2018

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

July 26, 2018

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:

  1. Heat grill on high for 10 minutes, then place corn directly on the grill and cook, turning occasionally, until slightly charred on all sides and tender (about 10 minutes total). Set aside and allow to cool. Once the corn has cooled enough to handle safely, use...

July 24, 2018

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 potatoes and pulled out our spring beans and greens plantings and are prepping the beds to receive a second planting to include more beans and greens, as well as Brussels sprouts and winter squash starts.  We will be offering a half day summer camp experi...

July 19, 2018

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 Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 cup Green Onions, chopped

  • 4 cloves Garlic, crushed

  • 1 cup diced Bell Peppers (Green goes well, but a few red or yellow make it pretty!)

  • ½ cup Cilantro, chopped (optional)

  • 2-3cups of cooked Kidney Beans

  • 2 ts...

July 19, 2018

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.

July 11, 2018

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:

  1. 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.

  2. Drizzle in 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, then sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

  3. Using your hands, gently toss the salad to coat, adding more olive oil and lemon juice if it feels dry. Finish with another light sprinkle of salt & pepper, and enjoy!

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