Eat more vegetables.
Theme: Farm Fresh
Last week we really gave you the scoop on what to do with your greens. This week, we're realizing we didn't dish on HOW you get your greens. You may have noticed these greens are a little damp in your bag. That's because they're harvested the morning of packing!! That morning, the farmer harvests the greens and dunks 'em in cold water to take the field heat out of them, and then they deliver the greens right to us. Be sure to store your greens wrapped in a paper towel to absorb some of that moisture - and, of course, keep in the crisper. (Eat your greens with every meal.)
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Wednesday: Sunday 11:59 pm
Thursday: Monday 11:59 pm
Friday: Tuesday 11:59 pm
  • Please return any of the SILVER bags you may have. 
  • Also remember our veggie guarantee: if you think something's not right, let customer service know!!
  • New Site Referrals: $100 gift certificate for our existing customers who set up new delivery site w/ 5+ members to start. Contact Paige.
  • Tip: Any item you would cook, you can also freeze.
  • Tip 2: A dull knife conspires against you and slows you down. A sharp knife makes your food taste better (and look better, too). NY Times
  • Any green needs to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag and kept in the fridge crisper.

Strawberries The season has emerged! Wash and enjoy raw, or slice and mix with lemon juice and sugar for a sweet snack. Phillips Farm (FAM)
Storage: Keep in the crisper up to 5 days. Keep very dry. Check for mold before storing - berries are very delicate! 
Roasted Strawberries
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Almonds and Goat Cheese
Yogurt Dipped Berries
Strawberries with Lemon and Mint
Strawberry Puree Pancakes
Broccoli Leaf is a great stand-in for chard and kale. It cooks up faster and is pleasantly bitter (similar to broccoli rabe). Great sautéed with garlic and red pepper flakes. Easy! Fold into beans OR pasta dishes. Hepworth Farms (CO)
Storage: Up to two weeks in the freezer. 
Simple Broccoli Leaf Tortellini Soup
Sub broccoli leaf:
Chipotle Cheddar Chard
Gnocchi with Chard and White Beans
Stuffed Chard with Marinara
Swiss Chard with Olives and Lemon
Asian Style Swiss Chard
Tomatoes Slice and plump up your salads with these, or chop and create a pasta dish with added garlic, basil, mozzarella cheese and olive oil. Add to homemade pizza! Continental Organics (OG) 
Storage: A few days until ripe in a paper bag in the pantry, then in the fridge to keep longer. The fridge may ruin flavor/texture so try to avoid.
Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad
Grilled Tomatoes
Lettuce Put fresh salads on your table as often as you can. For a more filling and flavorful boost add roasted nuts, died cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, or chick peas. Markristo Farm (CO) & Rogielo & Rogielo Farm (IPM)
Storage: Up to a week in the crisper, store with a paper towel. 
5 Essential Salad Dressings
Jarred Tomato Puree Pizza time! Simmer up with some garlic and oregano (this week's herb & allium subscription). Tastes like the sweetness of summer. Add a little vinegar if you want to balance out the sweetness. Hepworth Farms (CO)
Storage: Up to a year unopened in the pantry.  
Simple Pizza Sauce—use your puree here instead of tomato paste and water
Simple Tomato Soup 
Spinach is best when eaten raw or lightly braised. To braise, toss with hot oil and garlic for a few minutes and then add splash of liquid. We like to add Parmesan cheese. If you choose to steam the spinach, wash and steam for just 5-10 minutes. This preparation method preserves nutrient content. Rogielo & Rogielo Farm (IPM)
Storage: Up to a week in the crisper.
Spinach and Green Garlic Soup
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Spinach with Nutmeg and Lemon
Garlic Sautéed Spinach
Sugar Snap Peas are all about texture, sweetness and crunch. They don’t take long to cook—1 to 2 minutes max. Resist overcooking—you’ll end up with sad, limp peas. Cut your snaps in thirds crosswise, or halve lengthwise on a long diagonal. Cut them before or after steaming. If boiling, cut them afterwards or else the tumbling action of boiling water will free the peas from their pods. For a super quick fix, loosely cover, put in microwave for 30 seconds +/-, add a bit of butter. Enjoy raw for a snack. Cassaday Farms (FAM)
Storage: Up to 5 days in the fridge. 
Snap Peas with Fresh Mint and Whipped Ricotta
Snap Pea Salad with Radish & Lime
Snap Peas with Lemon and Mint
Frisee is a member of the endive/chicory family with finely curled leaves and a slightly bitter flavor. It is extremely popular in France, and truly one of the most elegant of the salad vegetables. Eat raw in salads or use as a bed for fish and meats. Whistledown Farm (OG)
Storage: Up to a week in the crisper. 

Additional Subscriptions

  • Herb & Allium: Basil Rexcroft Farm (IPM) Trim ends & store on the counter in a glass.
  • Fruit: Strawberries Greig Farm (OG) 
  • Cheese: Curds Palatine Valley Dairy
  • Bread: TBD Bread & Honey Bakery
  • Pasta: Spinach Radiatore Knoll Krest Storage: Use within a week refrigerated, or freeze for 1 month.

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Key for growing methods:
  • CO - Certified Organic
  • OG - Organically Grown (farm uses organic methods but does not have certification).
  • IPM - Integrated Pest Management (methods used to reduce the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers).
  • FAM - Family farm (farm often uses organic and IPM methods but may also use chemical fertilizers and pesticides. As a general rule small farms use far fewer chemicals than large industrialized operations).
  • Non-GMO - None of our products are GMO.
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