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What to Expect - Week #16 Season 24

For Week #16, September 24th, of the 2020 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

GUERRA GARDEN – José Antonio Guerra

  • Butternut Squash

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Potatoes

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané

  • Sweet Potatoes


  • Harvest Treasure Chest: Selection of Beets, Shiitake Mushrooms, Microgreens, Mung Bean Sprouts, or Hot Peppers (Jalapeno or Cayenne)

[Each Share will receive either 1 or 2 of these items, depending on available harvest quantities this Thursday.]

Available for direct purchase outside this week’s Share, Francis will have:

Okra $5 per bag

Pre-order by Thursday 11 a.m. recommended.

Francis Ngoh,

BLASQUEZ GARDENS – Christien Conniff

  • Assorted Cherry Tomatoes [Large Shares only]

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Esteban Cabrera, Matz Groschel & Amir Davis

We do not anticipate a harvest delivery this week. Looking forward to fall crops in a few weeks!


Green Thumb Growers does not have produce for delivery to Fredericksburg CSA Project on September 24, 2020.

The acorn, butternut and Seminole squash have all set fruit and are getting bigger. Delivery is anticipated soon! -Tom


CHARIS FARM & HOMESTEAD – Jen Ferinde & Family

LATE SUMMER EGG SHARES now available! To sign up, go to the FACSAP website Side Share page: 2020 Egg Share

Pastured, organically-produced, soy-free, hand-gathered Chicken Eggs $8 per dozen.

I do not anticipate having any surplus eggs for direct purchase again this week. Egg Shares will be distributed as usual.

ALL THINGS FARM – Rebecca Bracewell & Wendy Williams

We are delivering bouquets this Thursday, as usual. Thank you!


PÄLZER MÄDEL – Nicole Maynard

Prepared baked goods, jams and jellies made from organic ingredients!

  • Organic Pepper Jelly, Basil Jelly and Rosemary Jelly available this Thursday!

4-ounce jar $6

8-ounce jar $9

Pepper Jelly Ingredients: organic white cane sugar, organic apple cider vinegar, organic peppers, organic habaneros and jalapenos, and pectin.

Basil & Rosemary Jelly Ingredients: organic homegrown basil or rosemary that I am growing in pots on my back deck in organic soil, organic sugar, and organic white wine vinegar.

  • Organic Pumpkin-Apple Jam available this Thursday!

8-ounce jar $9

Ingredients: organic Guatemalan pumpkin from Guerra Gardens, organic apples, organic white cane sugar, organic apple juice, organic lemon juice, organic anise, organic cinnamon, and pectin.

  • Organic Pumpkin Bread Loaves Available this Thursday!

Small loaves of pumpkin bread with Einkorn flour and Coconut sugar. 7x3 is the size pan I will be using and the pan will be made from ecofriendly paper and holds roughly 1-lb of cake/bread.

Ingredients: organic Einkorn flour, organic coconut sugar or organic Sucanat, organic coconut oil, organic fresh pumpkin puree, organic eggs, non-GMO walnuts, organic raisins, organic cinnamon, organic cloves, organic ginger, non-GMO baking powder, sea salt.

$8 per loaf

The pumpkin bread needs to be pre-ordered by Wednesday afternoon, 4pm.

Nicole Maynard,

I can accept cash (if provided in exact change), checks or credit cards (via Square).

Thank you so much for your support. Kind regards,



Kickshaw’s Gluten-Free Bakery will not offer Bread Shares this season. We are happy to fill any orders placed for folks for either home delivery or pickup at the farmers markets. Place your order via the website:

GOLDEN ACRES ORCHARD – John Thomson & Mrs. Scottie Thomson

We look forward to delivering another Apple Juice Share this Fall, along with the apple harvest for FACSAP members.

THERIANOS FAMILY ORGANIC FARM – Dimitris Therianos & Family

OLIVE OIL SHARE available again in October!

Due to popular request from FACSAP members, we are organizing another Olive Oil Share for October from the Therianos Family on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Sign-up form and details coming soon!


Organically-grown Seedlings, READY FOR PLANTING NOW in your home garden! Available this Thursday:

NEW this week:


Broccoli Raab

Ruby Swiss Chard

Assorted Lettuces (pick up only, not for pre-order)

ALSO, still available:

Red Russian Kale

Georgia Collards

all are in 4-packs for $3

I can take payment on Square invoice once you order or the self-serve cash box will be there.

Pre-orders are welcome. Just email me at

TIP: Consider extending your season, by using a row cover (Reemay or Agribon are good types. I usually have to cut mine since my space is small), or by making a simple cold frame. The average frost date for Fredericksburg is around October 25. Many greens can handle and even taste better after a frost, and lettuces often take light frosts, but they can use some protection once the real colds hit, below 30 or so. Happy Fall!

Best wishes and thanks!


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