You can always stop by the farm and pick the flowers growing in the beds near the wash station. CSA member Becca sent us this photo of a gorgeous arrangement she made using Clagett flowers. Beautiful!
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We'd still love to have you join us at the farm for a workshare or volunteer shift! Here's more info on how to get involved.
Have you been enjoying rhubarb in the shares this spring? So has CSA member Catherine, who baked up this delicious-looking Banana-Rhubarb Bread over last weekend:
Here's the recipe she used. Thanks for sharing that with us, Catherine!
THIS WEEK'S SHARE
- 1/2 pound total combination rhubarb + radishes
- 1/2 pound garlic scapes (They pack a punch! Chop them up, and you can use them as you would garlic cloves.)
- 1/2 pound total combination collards + kale OR 1/4 pound total combination lettuce + spicy mix
WHAT'S ON U-PICK:
- Strawberries are still here! The rain made them a little less yummy, but there are still plenty to pick, and you still get hit with some delicious ones as you're eating.
- We have seedlings leftover from your last two weeks' shares and also from some recent planting we've done in the field. Some seedlings are in individual pots, and some you must pot up yourself while you're here. First-come, first-served until they're gone.
- There's lots of herbs and even a few flowers in the garden behind the washing station. This is an especially good time to get cilantro, garlic chives and celery leaf.
- Mulberries are ripe! There's a few trees near the washing station that you can sample from if you don't know what they are. We have mulberry trees growing wild all around the farm. Most ripen black, but some ripen white. The ripe ones fall from the tree when you shake it. The mulberry-lovers among you should bring a sheet to shake the berries onto, or ask for one when you get here. Casual eaters will find plenty lying around on the ground.
- Stinging nettle is mineral-rich, good for your circulatory system, and is delicious as a tea or soup. But it's a pain to handle. Cover your legs, feet, hands and arms, and you'll be rewarded. It grows along the fence behind the strawberry field in G1.
That's it for this week! Enjoy the share!
~ The Clagett Farm Team