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Saturday, August 16, 2014

CSA share for August 15, 2014

This week's CSA member share!

- New potatoes

- zucchini

- broccoli or cabbage

- purple beans

- hot peppers

- cucumbers

- Asian cucumbers

- Asian eggplant

- sweet peppers

- red tomatoes

- cherry tomatoes

- lettuce & spinach salad mix

Friday, August 8, 2014

Wow, what a harvest week!

A fantastic week here at the farm!  We received an inch of rain earlier this week, for which we were very grateful!  Despite the recent dry spell (we do irrigate during dry spells), our vegetable fields abound with bounty!  Just take a look at this week's share!  All of the members in our CSA program received:

- Beets
- Carrots
- Baby summer squash (4 varieties)
- New potatoes
- Onions
- Zucchini (unlimited amount!)
- Cucumbers (unlimited amount!)
- Asian cucumbers
- Broccoli
- Asian eggplant (oops, forgot to put in picture!)
- Sweet peppers, multi colors 
- Hot peppers
- Garlic
- Red tomato
- cherry tomatoes, multi colors 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Vegetable rainbow in this week's member share

What did our farm members receive in their shares this week? I'm so glad you asked!  :)

Beets
Carrots
Summer squash, 4 types
New potatoes
Onions
Cucumbers (as many as you want!)
Asian cucumbers
Cabbage or broccoli
 Sweet peppers: yellow, purple, green
Hot peppers
Garlic
Red tomato
Orange cherry tomatoes


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cucumber & Summer squash cooking ideas

Some simple cooking ideas for all the cucumbers & squash!  We're in the midst of the best growing season we've had in 3 years.  Our members are getting really full shares right now, last week each CSA member walked away with 2 paper grocery bags of organic vegetables!

We are also eating from our farm's bounty, and here are a few recipe ideas from last weekend!


Cucumber Salad:
I used our farm's Asian cucumbers for this one.  Really simple!  Just slice cucumbers & onions and coat with your favorite salad dressing.


Roasted new potatoes with zucchini:
Pictured on the left.  Simple chop potatoes & zucchini, coat with olive oil, salt & pepper to taste, and roast in a 425 degree oven until tender 30-45 minutes.


Stuffed zucchini, Pictured on right:
Take a good sized zucchini.  Slice in half lengthwise then use a spoon to hollow out each half.  Fill with your choice of stuffing, pictured is buffalo chicken & blue cheese. Bake at 375 until zucchini is tender, 30-45 minutes.  I used a middle eastern squash here.

Grilled summer squash kebabs:
Pictured on right at top.
I used small party pan squash.  Cut into small pieces, coat with olive oil, salt & pepper, and grill until tender.



Friday, July 25, 2014

Awesome Member Veggies, July 25, 2014!

Another beautiful & bountiful week here at the farm!  Our great growing season continues with the fantastic weather Mother Nature has been providing this summer.

Our CSA members picked up their vegetable shares this week, all organic, fresh, and locally grown right here at our family farm.  The veggie share this week:

- zucchini
- yellow crookneck summer squash
- patty pan summer squash
- baby summeir squash
- New potatoes
- yellow onions
- cucumbers
- Asian cucumbers
- green beans
- purple beans.
- sweet peppers
- hot peppers
- kale

Friday, July 18, 2014

Farm member veggies!

This week's organic vegetables! All of our farm's members (CSA) received a "share" of our farm's harvest just like the one pictured here. Beautiful, delicious, fresh, organic!

What is in this week's share?

Purple beans
Green beans
Yellow crookneck squash
Green zucchini
Middle eastern zucchini
Patty Pan summer squash
Cucumbers, regular
Cucumbers, Asian
Sweet peppers: green, yellow, purple
Dill
Basil
Swiss chard
Kale

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bean season!

It's definitely green bean season here at Wishful Acres Farm. Beautiful colors of organic beans! Green, purple, yellow.