This Week's Share: Okra, Squash and Plenty of Tomatoes
This Week's Share: Tomatoes, Potatoes and More!

This Week's Share: Corn, Tomatoes, Eggplant and More

Cindy peppers
This photo is from CSA member Cindy, featuring  peppers from the farm. Thanks Cindy! Submit your own photos when you snap them and we'll feature them here!

Here's this week's share info - and a bonus photo below! 

What's in the share: 

  • 3 ears of corn or 1 melon
     
  • 2.5 pounds total: eggplant + squash
     
  • 5 pounds of tomatoes 
  • 1 pound total: okra + sweet peppers + beans 
  •  1 head garlic

 

What's on U-Pick: 

  • Tomatoes! All the tomatoes fair game all week. 
  • Basil
  • Herbs: parsley, sorrel, mint, lemon balm, sage, onion chives, garlic chives, lavender (no flowers), marjoram, stevia, thyme, Thai basil.  
  • Husk cherries (also called ground cherries). Pick them when the husk is yellow or brown.  The fruit inside should be yellow and sweet.
  • Flowers (Gladiolas, zinnias and more)
  • Swiss chard
  • Tomatillos.  Pick them when the fruit fills out the husk.  The fruit inside should be green and taste like a tart, unripe tomato. 

 

Questions? Comments? Let us know here on the blog! And before we go, here's a bonus photo that was snapped by Holly of a groundhog scurrying around the farm. Thanks Holly!

 Have a good week, everyone!

Holly groundhog

Comments

Clay

Hi Kathy - I believe those are Mexican Sour Cucumbers. You can read about them here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melothria_scabra

Kathy O'Master

Hi-
This week I was introduced to a vine in the flower garden with green speckled "berries" that taste like cucumbers. Can you tell me what it's called?

Thanks!
Kathy

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