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How to Order Tomatoes

From Farmer Bill our wonderful organic famer at Green Thumb Farm on Long Island

Each 22lb box cost $45 - these are Red Italian Plum Tomatoes.
You may order as late as noon the day before delivery.
Deliveries made starting Tuesday Aug 19th through Tuesday Sept 23.

To order:
Call the farm stand 9am to 5 pm
631-726 1900   with your credit card info.

 

What is the Hellgate CSA?

Hellgate CSA is a community-supported agriculture program in the Ditmars area of Astoria. Learn more about us!

How can I join?

We open membership in the Spring, and memberships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up on our waitlist to be notified when a slot is available.

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Farmer Bill's newsletter from Green Thumb Farm 8/19/14

Notes from Green Thumb Farm 8/19

 

Summer is almost over. Our fall crops have been planted and some are being harvested. We’re still waiting for some rain—only 5 inches since August 13th. It seems to be raining at times all around us but not here. Our winter squashes are being picked and look very good—some new varieties this year including vegetable spaghetti. We’ll start brining all types in shortly. Our sweet potato harvest will start next week so look for those in October after curing for a couple of weeks.

 

Roasted Tomato Sauce

This recipe is a combination of two recipes I've used for tomato sauce using heirloom tomatoes. I've used all sorts of tomato varieties for this, so use whatever you have.  This sauce freezes well, so you can stock up for the winter.

3 lbs (1.4 kg) very ripe red or yellow meaty heirloom tomatoes

1 cup extra virgin olive oil 

9 large garlic cloves – skinned and finely sliced

1 cup chopped yellow onion

1 cup dried white wine

1 small bunch basil (3 oz) (85 g) – leaves removed from stems and torn in 1” pieces

Leaves from 8 sprigs thyme