CSA: Aug. 21 and 23, 2017

Cost to join the 2017 CSA this week: $182

Ready to join the 2018 CSA? Get the contract here. We are offering full shares and new “small” shares for next year. Get a 10 percent discount if you join before Oct. 4, 2017!

In the box

1 container berries
2 dozen eggs
1 quart grapes
1 bushel corn
1 flat peaches
4 watermelons
Optional Bonus for CSA members only: 2 dozen pick-your-own sunflowers, to be picked between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23

Total retail value of this week’s box: $82
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $1,849

Cooking ideas

Need more watermelon ideas? Mark Bittman has some great ones here. 

Night 1: Peach, sausage and goat cheese fritatta (The recipe calls for wild boar sausage…use your favorite pork or other meat sausage.)
Night 2: Flank steak with watermelon salad
Night 3: Poached eggs with corn, chorizo and brioche croutons
Night 4: Peach and Gorgonzola chicken pizza
Night 5: Grilled fish with corn and watermelon salad
Night 6: Appetizer night! Peach, corn, mozzarella and basil bruschetta and Concord grape and rosemary focaccia
Night 7: Sweet corn and mushroom stif-fry

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