Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Share Items for June 27 & 30

IMPORTANT! next week WEDNESDAY pickups are MOVED TO TUESDAY JULY 3, so as not to conflict with July 4 holiday. Same times as usual. Remind all your friends and family!

Share items for June 27, 30:
2 lb mixed zucchini (green, yellow)
4 pickling Cucumbers and 1 large Asian burpless Cucumber (long)
1 bunch carrots
1 bu arugula
1 bu kale
1 bu Swiss chard
Mesclun lettuce (1 bag for sites w/o scale, .25 lb for sites w/scale)
Parsley (1 bu or .10 lb for sites w/scale)

Fruit share: 3 pints organic blueberries (some locations, 2 pints blueberries and 1 pint other berries)

Flower share: sunflowers, lavender, cosmos, ryegrass, and more!

Egg share: ½ dozen pastured eggs

Farm news: Late blight, the dreaded fungus that wipes out potato and tomato crops, has been found in multiple gardens and a few farms in our area. In any case, we continue to scout frequently and so far have not found it on our farm. The “new” potatoes are sizing up well, including red, white, and blue varieties that you are sure to see in the share within the month! The Asian burpless cucumbers you are getting this week have one of our favorite crops of this year so far, with great flavor and firm texture, and also “burpless” which means just what it sounds like, they don’t make you burp! (i.e. they don’t bother your stomach even if you are someone who can’t always eat cucumbers).


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