Main Share CSA – September 10 2018

Hours of Distribution

Monday, 1:00 – 6:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM

This Week’s Distribution

Corn
Kale
Leeks
Peppers
Hot Peppers
Winter Squash
Eggplant
Garlic
Potatoes
Red Onions
Tomatoes

U-Pick

Apple Drops

Recipe Links

Leftover HamBone Soup

Autumn Apple Salad with a Maple Vinaigrette

Red & Green Salad with Roasted Squash

From the Farmer

Well it’s starting to feel like fall, my favorite time of the year. In the next week you’ll see the farm get transformed with all kinds of pumpkins and gourds, large and small, corn stalks with big orange bows and gorgeous mums.
It’s such a fun time of the year. If you have young children or grandchildren, you’ll have to bring them some weekend in September or October. “Fun on the Farm” is all about hayrides and pumpkin picking and pumpkin decoration and exploring the farm and all it has to offer. It was the first event we held 23 years ago, and it’s a festive time of year that has become a tradition for many families. A perfect occasion to get those photos for those holiday cards.
Apple drops are part of the u-pick this week. If you don’t know what an apple drop is they are just the apples that fall off the tree. It’s common to loss a lot of the fruit to kinetic energy and mother nature but, the good news, most of the time they are perfectly good they just couldn’t hang on any longer. Perfect for pies, breads and applesauce. Everyone can pick a small produce bag (the ones on the rolls) this week. There will be more as the season goes on.
Just a gentle reminder to sign-up for your winter share or combo share. A special thanks to all of you who have already secured your delicious veggies for the winter months.
Have a great week!
Laura

Winter Share

So you’re hooked on that fresh local, tasty, organically produced vegetables all summer long. Why not join our WINTER CSA?

The Produce
The winter share is a very generous share and will keep you out of the produce section of your grocery store all winter long. You should expect to receive approximately 35lbs. of produce every other week.

Pick your own greens are popular part of the share. They include spinach, arugula, broccoli rabe, Asian greens, escarole, bok choy and napa cabbage. Many of the items you will receive are already in the ground, growing quite happily. Items like butternut squash, sweet potatoes, onion and potatoes will grow all season before being harvested and brought into our cold storage. Others will be finding their spots in the fields during the summer or staying as seedlings in the greenhouse until the middle of October.

Using row covers, a rolling greenhouse and our cold storage, we are able to offer a wide variety of produce throughout most of the winter. The full list of items includes: Acorn squash, Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Spouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Herbs, Japanese Turnips, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce Mix, Mixed Asian Greens, Parsnips, Potatoes, Onions, Radishes, Rutabaga, Sweet Potatoes,Swiss Chard, Spinach,Turnips and Watermelon Radishes.

The Logistics
Winter pick-ups are at the farm every other Saturday morning from, 10 AM – 1 PM for the months of November and December. If you can’t make it every Saturday we set up a distribution area in one of our cold storage units so that you can pick up the following Sunday or Monday. The cost is just $285 and includes u-pick greens.

The Logistics for Deep Winter
Our Deep Winter share is held every other week starting in early January through mid March. The Deep Winter Share is a self-service share and you are able to pick up on Saturday, Sunday,Monday or Tuesday of the pick-up week. Most shares include 25 lbs of organic produce plus, u-pick greens from the greenhouse. The cost of this share is $250.

The cost if you sign-up for both Winter and Deep Winter(Combo Share) it’s just $495. Head over to the website to sign up now for great produce all winter long!

Purchase the Winter Share

Visit Us

139 Spring Street
Millis, Massachusetts 02054
Farm Stand: (508) 376-5024
tangerinifarm@gmail.com

We Are Open:

OPENING FOR THE SEASON May 1st
Farm Stand: Closed
Ice Cream Shop: Closed
Lunch: Closed

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