CSA Week 17: Aug. 22 and 24, 2016

In the box:

2 containers Snead’s Farm berries
3 watermelons
1 bag tomatoes
1 dozen corn
2 bags Irish potatoes

OPTIONAL BONUS 
To be picked on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Snead’s Farm:
1 quart raspberries (7 a.m. until 10 a.m. only)
2 bouquets sunflowers (15 flowers each)

To be picked on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Snead’s Farm:
1 quart raspberries (7 a.m. until 10 a.m. only)
2 bouquets sunflowers (15 flowers each)

Total retail value of this week’s box: $99
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $1,738

Meal ideas:

Night 1: Ready for something completely different? This Watermelon Salad recipe from the August issue of Bon Appetit looks like just the ticket.
Night 2: Who says graham cracker crust has to be on the bottom of a  berry dessert? Try this graham cracker blueberry crumble (you can sub in whatever berries are in your box) for dessert tonight.
Night 3: Baked potato bar. Get inspired here.
Night 4: Corn, tomato and black bean tostadas (use chopped tomatoes instead of cherry tomatoes)
Night 5: Beef and watermelon stir-fry 
Night 6: Grilled corn salad with black beans and queso fresco
Night 7: Raspberry and Blue Cheese salad (add some grilled shrimp or chicken on top to complete the meal)

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