The Greens of Summer

The Greens of Summer

Using Your Greens We all know that greens are nutritious and good for us.   Many of us look forward to this time of year when greens are in season, delicious and plentiful.   Not you?  Try and look at your greens in a different way.   Rather than having them be the...
Unpacking and Storing Your Greens and Herbs

Unpacking and Storing Your Greens and Herbs

The vegetables and fruit are harvested early in the day from the fields and greenhouses and brought in to be chilled, rinsed and packed.  Maintaining the cold chain is important for keeping the produce fresh.  Once you pick up your CSA share, getting the share home...
Garlic Scape and Arugula Pesto

Garlic Scape and Arugula Pesto

This is great on pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, and as a salad dressing when whisked with some white wine vinegar.    Ingredients   2 bunches garlic scapes, roughly chopped and flower heads discarded 1 large bunch arugula, roughly chopped and any tough stems removed 1/2...
Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are thin, curly stems that emerge from the garlic plant in late spring and will eventually produce a flower. The scapes are cut out of the plant allowing the energy to go into the bulb and not the flower.   The scapes taste just like garlic and can be...
Posole with Kale

Posole with Kale

CSA Variations from Stacey’s kitchen: This recipe is one of those back pocket recipes that the ingredients can be morphed using what you have.  It also freezes like a dream.  It is a GREAT recipe to include any of the summer squash which freeze great in soup!...