Category Archives: CSA

CSA: Aug. 13 and 15, 2018

In the box

SMALL SHARE

1 container Snead’s Farm berries (blackberries or raspberries)
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 pint okra from Snead’s Farm
2 quarts Snead’s Farm peaches
6 ears Snead’s Farm sweet corn
1 bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
3 quarts raspberries and 15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries and 15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

1 quart blackberries, to be picked at Snead’s farm on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen pick-your-own sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 5 and/or Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $149.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $985.75

FULL SHARE

3 containers Snead’s Farm berries (blackberries or raspberries)
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 quart okra from Snead’s Farm
1 flat Snead’s Farm peaches
1 bushel Snead’s Farm sweet corn
1 large bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
3 quarts raspberries and 15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries and 15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

1 quart blackberries, to be picked at Snead’s farm on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen pick-your-own sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 5 and/or Sunday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $186
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $1,421

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CSA: Aug. 6 and 8, 2018

Snead's Farm raspberries

In the box

FULL SHARE

1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 quart okra from Snead’s Farm
1 flat Snead’s Farm peaches
half-dozen ears Snead’s Farm corn
3 Snead’s Farm watermelons
2 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 large bag sweet potatoes

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

2 dozen pick-your-own sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and/or Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $175.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $1235

SMALL SHARE

1 quart okra from Snead’s Farm
12 Snead’s Farm peaches
3 ears Snead’s Farm corn
1 Snead’s Farm watermelon
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 bag sweet potatoes

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

15 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

2 dozen pick-your-own sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and/or Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $144.75
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $836.25

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CSA: July 30 and Aug. 1, 2018

Snead's Farm

In the box

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 quart okra from Snead’s Farm
12 Snead’s Farm peaches
3 ears Snead’s Farm corn
1 Snead’s Farm watermelon
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 5, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

10 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Make a memory with your family with this fun opportunity in our peach orchard. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $95.75
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $654.50

FULL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
2 quarts okra from Snead’s Farm
1 flat Snead’s Farm peaches
half-dozen ears Snead’s Farm corn
4 Snead’s Farm watermelons
2 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, Aug. 5, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

10 peaches, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Make a memory with your family with this fun opportunity in our peach orchard. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. for best selection and to finish picking by 11 a.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $128.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $1019.50

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CSA Pickup Hours:
Braehead Farm: Mondays, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
North Stafford: Mondays, noon until 6 p.m.
Snead’s Farm: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

CSA: July 23, 25, 2018

Snead's Farm sunflowers

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
one quart okra from Snead’s Farm
1 flat Snead’s Farm peaches
half-dozen ears Snead’s Farm corn
3 Snead’s Farm watermelons

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 25, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 29, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 25, and/or Sunday, July 29, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $133.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $891

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
one pint okra from Snead’s Farm
2 quarts Snead’s Farm peaches
3 ears Snead’s Farm corn
1 Snead’s Farm watermelon

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 25, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 29, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 25, and/or Sunday, July 29, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $97.75
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $558.75

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CSA: July 16 and 18, 2018

Snead's Farm peaches

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 large bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
2 cucumbers from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
one pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
1 flat Snead’s Farm peaches
2 large bags Snead’s Farm summer squash

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 18, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 22, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 18, and/or Sunday, July 22, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $129
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $757.50

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
1 cucumber from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
half pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
2 quarts Snead’s Farm peaches
1 large bag Snead’s Farm summer squash

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 18, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

3 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 22, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 18, and/or Sunday, July 22, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $98
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $461

Cooking ideas

Breakfast

Lunch

  • Vegetable bulgur salad (You can put this kind of lunch salad together with whatever vegetables you have. So this week, I’d saute squash and okra and maybe add some roasted chopped sweet potatoes or fresh sliced peaches. It’s very versatile and can be packed for the office.)
  • Summer squash pannini

Dinner

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CSA: July 9 and 11, 2018

Snead's Farm Raspberries

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
2 large bags sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
4 cucumbers from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
1 quart raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, and/or Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $88
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $628.50

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 large bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
2 cucumbers from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
half pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
1 quart raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, and/or Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $71.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $363

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CSA: July 2 and 4, 2018

Snead's Farm peaches

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 quart peaches from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 large bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
3 heads broccoli from Canning Farm
half pint okra from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 head cabbage from Moss Neck Farm
1 large bag Irish potatoes from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 bushel Snead’s Farm sugar ‘n’ spice sweet corn

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $63.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $540.50

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
half quart peaches from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
2 heads broccoli from Canning Farm
1 bag Irish potatoes from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
6 ears Snead’s Farm sugar ‘n’ spice sweet corn

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $30
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $291.50

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CSA: June 18, 20, 2018

In the box

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 large bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
1 head broccoli from Canning Farm
2 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 20, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $29
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $222

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
4 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
2 large bags Snead’s Farm summer squash
1 head broccoli from Canning Farm
1 head cauliflower from Canning Farm
4 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
1 bunch collards from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 20, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $60
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $417

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CSA: June 11 and 13, 2018

strawberries

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 quarts strawberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 pints portobello mushrooms from Jennie’s Gourmet Mushrooms in Sedley, Va.
2 bunches spring onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
2 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 head cabbage from Steve Minter Farm
2 large bags squash from Moss Neck Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County

Total retail value of this week’s box: $49
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $357

SMALL SHARE

1 quart strawberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
1 pint portobello mushrooms from Jennie’s Gourmet Mushrooms in Sedley, Va.
1 bunch spring onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 cucumber from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 head cabbage from Steve Minter Farm
1 large bag squash from Moss Neck Farm

Total retail value of this week’s box: $23.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $193

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CSA: May 28, 30, 2018

Snead's Farm

In the box

FULL SHARE

4 pounds Snead’s Farm asparagus
1 pint Snead’s Farm sugar snap peas
2 pints Jenny’s Gourmet shiitake mushrooms from Sedley, Va.
1 bunch kale from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 bunch Swiss chard from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
2 4-pound bags sweet potatoes from Canning Farm in King George County

Total retail value of this week’s box: $57
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $268

SMALL SHARE

2 pounds Snead’s Farm asparagus
half pint Snead’s Farm sugar snap peas
1 pint Jenny’s Gourmet shiitake mushrooms from Sedley, Va.
1 bunch Swiss chard from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
4 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm in King George County

Total retail value of this week’s box: $28.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $145.50

Kitchen Ideas

Breakfast

Lunch

  • Sweet Potato Toast (This would be great topped with goat cheese and Swiss chard or kale sauteed in garlic.)
  • Asparagus and Avocado Wraps – I like to blanch or steam a batch of asparagus when I bring my box home and keep it in the fridge so that I can quickly use it in wraps like this, or on cold salads.

Dinner

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