Time for our annual “What’s on the iPod” edition.
Picking radishes, Gabby: A Tribe Called Quest.
Prepping beds and transplanting (Dan not pictured): Radio Lab, Mr. Bliss
Cleaning and prepping Garlic (Sarah not pictured): Temper Trap.
Picking and bunching Hakurei Turnips, Kyle: NPR Science Friday Podcast (World’s Largest Volcano Found on Pacific Sea Floor!)
No piped in music or podcasts, but the greens and roots are growing beautifully and waiting to be on your dinner (and lunch) table.
This week’s harvest includes:
Our Farm Share Bag (consisting of the items in the Farm Share this week, in one easy to order option), Arugula, Asian Greens (Pac Choi, Asian Spinach), Basil, Chard, Cilantro, Collards, Eggplant, Escarole, Frisee, Garlic, Green Beans, Hearty Mix, Kale (three types), Kohlrabi, Lettuce (red and green), Okra, Peppers (Sweet Banana, Bell, Padrone, Hungarian Wax, Anaheim, & Jalapeno), Radishes (three types), Salad Mix, Sesame Leaf, Turnips (Hakurei) …plus Eggs, and Naturally Leavened, Hearth Baked Bread.
Recipe suggestions, including Arugula Pesto, are on our Recipe page.
Market Share CSA Members: Choose your selection through our Online Store. Everyone else: Everything on our tables at the farmers’ markets are available for you to purchase and enjoy. Please do!
We will be at to the South of the James market and Brandermill Green Market this weekend and every weekend this season until they close. Market Share CSA members may place an order for pick up at the farm, SOJ or BGM market, or simply show up at our booth to spend your credit
**CSA Potluck Save the date: Saturday, Sept 28, 5:30. Bring a dish to share and we’ll eat together surrounded by beds of vegetables. RSVP to Evite.
** Public Farm Tour: Saturday, Sept 28, 4:00. Enjoy a walk around our farm with us as we describe our methods and why it’s important to grow diverse, organic vegetables on a small scale. No Fee, Family Friendly. Please – no pets.
Sign up for our Fall Farm Share CSA shares is now open on our website. This is where you get a predetermined share of veggies from us each week, picked up on Wednesdays in October and November. Pick up is located on our farm, in Church Hill, and at any host home if there are at least 10 shares picking up there. Email us if you have interested neighbors and wish to be a host home! (Market Share Sign Up is also open, good for purchasing from us through the end of 2013.)