CSA Week 5: May 31 and June 1, 2016

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

Meal Plan:

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

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