Thursday, July 29, 2010

How to Subscribe to Farm weekly newsletter

Now the farm has a new feature where you can ADD YOURSELF to Eve's farm CSA e-newsletter list – and anyone from any site can do it.


Just go to the farm website www.gardenofevefarm.com and scroll down, on the lower left side there is a box that says “Join our Mailing List”. All you have to do is put in your email, and state that you want to be added to the list “Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)”.


After this, you will get Eve's Farm updates weekly

Monday, July 26, 2010

Share Items for July 31

Share Items for July 31

Vegetable Share

1lb. onions
10 ears corn
1 bunch beets
1 head Romaine lettuce
2 lb mixed zucchini (green and/or yellow)
2 lb Cucumbers, white and/or green
1 bunch basil
1pint sun gold cherry tomatoes


Fruitshare:

1 large Garden of Eve grown organic cantaloupe
1 organic Garden-of-Eve grown Crenshaw melon
6 peaches OR half-pint organic blackberries (depending on location)


Flowershare:

dill, flower, lemon basil, zinnias, snapdragons, sparkler flower (cleome), etc.

Sunday August 15th - Tour the Farm

Tour the Farm

We'll walk the fields, visit the chickens to collect eggs, and taste-test the growing veggies as we go! There are lambs, chickens, bunnies, and turkeys to visit, as well as our 50 acres of fast growing baby veggies. Our livestock guard dogs are back to work, the honeybees active, the songbirds going crazy, and the pastures springing back to life. BBQ lunch (organic hot dog and veggie burger, chips and natural soda or juice) will be available for $10, bring a bag lunch if you prefer; we'll also have sandwiches, snacks and sodas for sale at our Organic Farm Market. Bring lots of water, sun protection and clothes you can get dirty. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members from all locations free, all others $10.

Share List for July 31st

Share items for July 28, 31:

1 lb onions
10 ears corn
1 bunch beets
1 head Romaine lettuce
2 lb mixed zucchini (green and/or yellow)
2 lb Cucumbers, white and/or green
1 bunch basil
½ pint sungold cherry tomatoes

Fruit share: one large Garden of Eve-grown organic cantaloupe, one organic Garden-of-Eve grown Crenshaw melon, and 6 peaches OR half-pint organic blackberries (depending on location)

Flower share: dill flower, lemon basil, zinnias, snapdragons, sparkler flower (cleome), etc.

Member's CSA Blog

CSA member's blog about food, farm and nutrition -- using produce from Garden of Eve CSA.

http://ayearlivingcsa.blogspot.com/

7th Annual Long Island Garlic Festival

7th Annual Long Island Garlic Festival

FESTIVAL DATE & TIME: Saturday and Sunday Sept 25-26, 10am-6pm

GARLIC COOK-OFF DATE & TIME: Saturday Sept 25 & 26, 12:30 -1:30 pm

PLACE: Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market, 4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, located at the intersection of Northville Tpk and Sound Avenue. For directions seewww.GardenOfEveFarm.com or phone 631-722-8777.

WHAT: Long Island’s only Garlic Festival, a two-day celebration of the wonders of “Garliciana,” organic foods and local agriculture, with festival vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, live music by the Midnight Blues, and guest artists, and just plain garlic. Admission just $3 per person, children under 6 free. Farm tours and hayrides will be offered throughout the day so that visitors can learn about organic farming, and our “organic village” will feature information on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), renewable energy, recycling and composting, Long Island’s environmental organizations, and more! Proceeds from the cookoff will benefit the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, a NY state nonprofit working to protect our air and water resources.

EXOTIC FOODS & GARLIC AND CRAFT MARKETPLACE

Chow Down! You won't believe the many different ways garlic can be used. Here's a tasty sampling . . . garlic bread, garlic popcorn & garlic French fries, garlic jellies, and GARLIC ICE CREAM!! Garden of Eve grows more than a ton of freshly harvested, organic garlic. . . stock up, for months of tasty, healthy, garlic-enhanced meals – or plant some in your garden yourself! We'll have garlic of several different varieties on hand. This is your best opportunity to buy some of the world's tastiest and freshest garlic.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT

Hayrides, our new pedal cart track, games and a childrens’ area and petting zoo will keep the little ones entertained.

THE GREAT GARLIC COOK-OFF: Bring a hot or cold dish for 25 people by 12 pm on Saturday OR Sunday, to enter. No entry fee. Please pre-register by emailing your contact information to farmer@gardenofevefarm.com or call 631-722-8777. First, second, and third place will receive prizes! Judging will take place by popular vote as people sample your dish. There will be a $5 fee for spectators to sample. Call or email for additional details.

Garden of Eve is a certified organic farm operated by Chris and Eve Kaplan-Walbrecht. Garden of Eve Farm Market & Garden Center are open every day from 10am to 6 pm, and in addition to garlic, feature heirloom tomatoes and other vegetables, flowers and garden plants, soil and natural garden products, health foods, snacks and beverages.

Find more information about the farm and directions atwww.gardenofevefarm.com

Friday, July 16, 2010

Share Items for July 17

Share items for July 17:

2 lbs mixed zucchini (green, yellow or Sunburst squash, also known as pattypan), about 5 medium size pieces (if larger, take fewer.)

1 bunch or 1 large beets

6 Cucumbers, white and/or green

1 head broccoli

1 head lettuce

1 bunch Dill

1 bunch basil

½ head green cabbage

1 bunch Swiss chard


Fruit share: 1 pint cherries, and 10 peaches, and 1 pint organic blueberries

Flower share: sunflowers, zinnias, snapdragons, sparkler flower (cleome)

Share List for July 17th

Share items for July 14, 17:

2 lbs mixed zucchini (green, yellow or Sunburst squash, also known as pattypan), about 5 medium size pieces (if larger, take fewer.)
1 bunch or 1 large beets
6 Cucumbers, white and/or green
1 head broccoli
1 head lettuce
1 bu Dill
1 bunch basil
½ head green cabbage
1 bu swiss chard

Fruit share: 1 pint cherries, and 10 peaches, and 1 pint organic blueberries
Flower share: sunflowers, zinnias, snapdragons, sparkler flower (cleome)

Sunday, July 11, 2010

share list July 10

The drought continues. Close to 6 weeks without significant rain. Good for beach-goers but not good for veggies. We’ve been hauling pipe to irrigate, every day. Most crops that have been watered are enjoying the heat, except the farm crew.

Share items for July 7, 10:
1.5 lbs mixed zucchini (green, yellow or Sunburst squash, also known as pattypan)
1 bunch or 1 large beets
4 Cucumbers, white and/or green
1 bag mesclun lettuce
1 head broccoli
1 head lettuce
1 kohlrabi
1 bu Dill
1 bunch basil
1 tatsoi

Fruit share: 2 pints cherries and peaches
Flower share: zinnias, snapdragons, amaranth, cosmos, sweet peas.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Share List for July 3rd

Happy 4th of July weekend! On the farm it has been extremely hot and extremely dry. Lettuce is bolting, as well as some of the broccoli we planned to give you over the next few weeks. Upcoming in the next few weeks: beets, radicchio, cherry tomatoes! The garlic will be ready to harvest in a week or two as well, and we’re planting our final winter squashes and cut flowers which will be harvested at the end of the season – can you believe it?

Share items for July 3:
2 lbs zucchini (green, yellow or Sunburst squash, also known as pattypan)
3 lb Cucumbers
1 head lettuce
1 bu kale or Swiss Chard
1 bu Dill
1 head Broccoli
1 head Napa Cabbage
1 bu sweet salad turnips

Fruit share: 3 pints Long Island blueberries, possibly 1 pint cherries
Flower share: zinnias, snapdragons, amaranth, cosmos, sweet peas.