What to Expect - Week #20 Season 24

For Week #20, October 22nd, of the 2020 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

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

Harvest Treasure Chest Selection*:

Kale Mix

Swiss Chard

Mustard Greens

Extra Lettuce

Cilantro

Extra Heirloom Calabaza Pumpkin

[*Large Shares receive 5 items total and Small Shares receive 3 items total from the selections above combined with items from Green Thumb Growers and Rock Run Creek Farm.

GREEN THUMB GROWERS – Tom Miller

Harvest Treasure Chest*: Assorted Winter Squash

Butternut Squash

Seminole Squash

Acorn Squash

[*Large Shares receive 5 items total and Small Shares receive 3 items total from the selections above combined with the items from Hartland Farm and Rock Run Creek Farm.]

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

Harvest Treasure Chest*:

Shiitake Mushrooms

Celery

[*Large Shares receive 5 items total and Small Shares receive 3 items total from the selections above combined with the items from Hartland Farm and Green Thumb Growers]

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

Shiitake Mushrooms $12 per pound

Radish Sprouts $5 per clamshell

Lemongrass $2 each

Herbs mix (rosemary, chocolate mint, pineapple sage, garlic chives $3 / bundle.

Bay leaf potted plants (3 years old) $15 each.....house plants

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

Francis Ngoh, fengoh2010@gmail.com

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané

We will not have a harvest delivery this week as our harvest is concluded for the Summer season. We look forward to growing for you next season. Thank you for supporting our family farm!

BLASQUEZ GARDENS – Christien Conniff

My tomato plants are finished producing for this year and I do not anticipate a harvest delivery this week. Thank you for supporting my garden this year!

GUERRA GARDEN – José Antonio Guerra

I will not have a harvest delivery this week and my harvest is finished for this season. I look forward with joy to growing for you next season and extend heartfelt gratitude for your support of my farm and my family this year.

SIDE SHARES:

THERIANOS FAMILY ORGANIC FARM – Dimitris Therianos & Family

OLIVE OIL SHARE available now! Sign-up form and details were sent to you Tuesday in a separate email.

Deadline for submitting your Olive Oil Share form is this Saturday, October 24.

GOLDEN ACRES ORCHARD – John Thomson & Mrs. Scottie Thomson

The apple harvest is not yet ready for delivery, so the apples, juice and vinegar will be available as an Apple Share for FACSAP members, as soon as the Orchard is ready. The Apple Share Sign-up Form will be emailed to you, and also posted on the FACSAP website. The Apple Shares will be distributed at Liberty Town Arts Workshop in downtown Fredericksburg, in conjunction with the FACSAP Fall Vegetable Shares. You will receive an email update, confirming the pick-up date and time.

Apple Harvest Update 10-20-20: I’m sorry to say I don’t think I’ll be able to make it Thursday. I have not started the grading machinery, have not bottled any vinegar, and have been short on help picking apples. I am working on catching up, but don’t think I can make it up by Thursday.

-John

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!

Also available is Organic Fall Harvest Jam, made from pumpkin, apples, sugar, pectin, cinnamon and anise.

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 Bread Loaves Available this Thursday! $8 per loaf

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.

  • Organic Old Fashioned German Apple Cake Available this Thursday! $10 per 9-inch diameter cake

Ingredients: organic all-purpose flour, organic apples, organic butter, organic eggs,

organic white cane sugar, non-GMO baking powder, organic cinnamon.

The Pumpkin Bread and German Apple Cake need to be pre-ordered by Wednesday afternoon, 4pm.

Nicole Maynard, maynardnicole1@gmail.com

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

Thank you so much for your support.

Kind regards,

-Nicole

CHARIS FARM & HOMESTEAD – Jen Ferinde & Family

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

Egg production has decreased as usual this time of year, and I will not have surplus eggs for direct purchase this week or for the rest of the season. Egg Shares will be distributed as usual.

-Jen

KICKSHAWS GLUTEN-FREE BAKERY – Kathy Craddock

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: www.kickshawsfxbg.com.

ALL THINGS FARM – Rebecca Bracewell & Wendy Williams

We have concluded our deliveries for this season. Thank you for your support this year, and we look forward to next year!

-Becky

SEEDLING SOURCE – Aline Fisher

Organically-grown Seedlings

I have concluded my deliveries for this season. All the seedlings have found good homes! Thank you for your support this year, and I look forward to next spring! Best wishes and thanks!

-Aline

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