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10th CSA Share: Here comes the squash & eggplant!

(Photo via Omar)

Here's what you'll find in this week's share.

1 head garlic

5 lbs combo squash and eggplant

1/2 lb peppers

2 1/2 lbs combo tomatoes and green onions

On U-Pick This Week

  • Swiss Chard
  • Eggplant
  • Green onions
  • Chiles
  • Green tomatoes (up to 3 max per week)
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Herbs (Thai basil, basil, sorrel, thyme, lemon balm, cutting celery, mint, anise, hyssop, cilantro, garlic chives, onion chives, flowering lavender, sage with blossoms, and dill). There is also a new crop of basil in the field.
  • Flowers (there are especially a lot of zinias and sunflowers)

A Preview of Next Week

  • We'll start introducing okra and cucumbers next week.
  • We thought that beans and corn would be ready for this week, but they're not quite there. We hope to have them next week.

Have any questions about this week's share? Recipes you plan to make this week? 

Let us know in the comments!


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There were some melons out on Saturday. I just had one and it was great! What kind was it again?


The Crisper Whisperer features eggplant recipes and tips this week.

Also check out the comments on that post for even more ideas for eggplant.

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