Don’t forget to bring your boxes and cartons back to the farm!
What’s in the box:
10 pounds asparagus
2 pints blueberries
1 dozen eggs
4 bunches beets with beet greens
Total retail value of this week’s box: $78
Total retail value of goods distributed so far this year: $413
Night 1: Don’t forget that beet greens are essentially the same thing as Swiss Chard. Grilled chicken with rice or potatoes and a simple side of beet greens cooked with bacon and vinegar.
Night 2: Beet and asparagus salad, topped with a fried or poached egg.
Night 3: Shaved asparagus pizza
Night 4: Grilled meat with a side of sesame grilled asparagus “life rafts”
Night 5: Creamy asparagus and ham soup, served with good bread
Night 6: Asparagus pie with a side salad of roasted beets with goat cheese
Night 7: Pasta with asparagus pesto
Easy lunch: Shaved (raw) beet sandwiches