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Share Menu - November 30, 2010

We're getting close to the end of the season, and we'd like to know how your experiences with the CSA were. Please watch your inbox later this week for a survey and help us make your CSA even better next year!

Additionally, please note that the last share is December 14th. There will be one more herb share in December.

Vegetable Share
- white Russian kale
- sweet potatoes
- lettuce
- fennel
- rosemary
 

End-of-Season Party (and Cookie Exchange)!

 Hellgate CSA 2010 Special Event

 

End-of-Season Party (and Cookie Exchange)!

Sunday, December 12

6:00-8:00 pm

Waltz-Astoria, 23-14 Ditmars Boulevard

A casual but festive conclusion to our extra-long CSA season.

Bring yourself, your family, and, if you want, a batch of your favorite cookies to share.

Share Menu - November 23, 2010

Hello Members,

Hope you are looking forward to a wonderful holiday later this week and that you'll be able to use this week's share as part of your celebration menu.
Please remember to bring your own bags to pick-up. Reminder that this week is also pick-up for Lewis Waite Farm orders.

Thanks all and Happy Thanksgiving!

Vegetable Share
- Sweet potatoes
- lettuce
- winter radish mix (these will be wrapped in a bag and contain masato, black spanish and china red radishes)
- arugula

Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Goat Cheese

Hey Fellow CSA Members,

The below link is a recipe from Smitten Kitchen, a wonderful and reliable NYC food blog. It made me hungry just reading the recipe! Order some goat cheese from Lewis Waite Farms and you can find local shallots and celery (or use stalks from the pak choi or tatsoi as a sub) and make this yummy looking recipe as a change up from the usual sweet potato preparations.

http://smittenkitchen.com/2010/11/sweet-potatoes-with-pecans-and-goat-cheese/#more-6932

Share Menu - November 9, 2010

This week's menu is listed below. Please remember that tomorrow is also pick-up for your orders with Lewis Waite Farms. Please, also, remember to bring your own bags.

Vegetable Share

- sweet potatoes
- leeks
- broccoli
- lettuce
- choice of bok choi OR mei quing choi*

Fruit Share

- TBD, but probably apples

Herb Share

- dill
- cilantro

Notes from Green Thumb Farm

November is here, summer is gone and our Fall crops are doing well.  We will have plenty of greens of all types; broccoli and cauliflowers are just now beginning as are our crop of cabbages - green, red and savoy. We continue to have many types of lettuces and radicchio. We have winter squash - mostly acorn and butternut and we have sweet potatoes and enough to last through to the final deliveries.

Our garlic did not grow out  as expected so there is not much of that. The cloves are small and it was possibly planted too late last fall.

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