Eat more vegetables.
Theme: FREEZE!
In a time of such glorious bounty, the August harvest has us thinking that we should remind you about a very simple, very useful tool for insuring no food goes to waste: the freezer. Any veggie you would cook, you can also freeze. Most veggies you can freeze by chopping, blanching 2 minutes, dunking in cold water, draining/patting dry, and storing in an airtight container. This goes for beans, broc, cauliflower, leeks, you name it. Waste not, dear eaters. 

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Want $100? If you think a friend would enjoy veggie delivery to their workplace, tell them to Contact Paige. Once there are 5 people signed up, we put $100 on your account. Spread the veggie word!
You can order the ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS on a one time only basis in our website! The extra subscriptions are listed at the bottom of the newsletter. This week is a great time to try stuff:
  • Fruit Subscription: Red Heart Plums
  • Herb & Allium: Edible Flowers
  • Cheese: Muenster 
We also have lots of other goodies to buy. Get shopping. Log in to your account here.

Please don't WASTE food and energy.  
Tuesday delivery: Saturday 11:59 pm
Wednesday: Sunday 11:59 pm
Thursday: Monday 11:59 pm
Friday: Tuesday 11:59 pm
  • Our veggie guarantee: If you're not loving something, let customer service know!!  (This is how we reduce waste and cost.)
  • Items are subject to change depending on weather and farm availability. 
  • Tip 1: 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
  • Tip 3: Any green needs to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag and kept in the fridge crisper.

Red Onions Braise, glaze, roast or eat raw. Fabulous in salads, soups, and baked dishes. Markristo Farm (CO)
Storage: Store in pantry 2-3 months. Don't store near potatoes.  
Balsamic-Glazed Red Onions
Roasted Red Onion and Garlic Soup

PLUS: Gold Coin Cipollini Onions Sweet and mild. Juniper Hill Farm (CO)
Storage: Store in pantry up to 2 months. Don't store near potatoes.
Red Wine Braised Cipollini Onions
Heirloom Red 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. Rexcroft Farm (IPM)
Storage: 1-5 in pantry days until ripe, 2-3 days once ripe. You can refrigerate but it may affect flavor/texture.
Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad
Grilled Tomato and Scallion Salad
Heirloom Tomato Tart
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad
Super Easy Sauce
Easy Gazpacho
Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad
Grilled Tomatoes
Green Bell Peppers Family (3 peppers) Standard (2) Small (1) Less sweet and slightly more bitter than yellow or orange peppers. Sauté with onions, garlic and oil. Rexcroft Farm (IPM)
Storage: Up to one week in a paper bag in the crisper.
Green Pepper and Tomato Salad
Grilled Mixed Peppers and Onions
Red or Green Bibb 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. Continental Organics (Aquaponics)
Storage: Up to a week in the crisper, put a paper towel in the bag. 
Easy Salad Dressings (to know by heart)
Leeks A member of the lily family with a mild, slightly sweet onion taste. Think giant scallion. Our guilty pleasure is leeks baked in cream—trim the leeks and slice the white parts in half lengthwise, then rinse and arrange on a baking dish, cut side up. Mix 2 cups of heavy cream with a pinch of Dijon mustard and pepper, then pour over the leeks. Sprinkle breadcrumbs on top and bake 30-45 minutes or until leeks are tender and the top golden. Juniper Hill Farm (CO)
Storage: 7-14 days in the fridge in a plastic bag. 
Roasted Parmesan Leeks:
Slice leeks lengthwise, brush with olive oil, place in 350° oven for 30 minutes, remove and toss, top with Parmesan and cook for 15 more minutes.
Leeks can be quite sandy. To clean, cut the roots off, slice the leek down the middle almost to the bottom,  then pull the leaves apart and wash between them.
Baked Penne with Cheddar and Leeks
Potato Leek Soup
Caramelized Leeks and Noodles
Sautéed Leek Greens
Buttered Leeks and Radishes
Celery Celery grown by small farms isn't the same thing as the stuff of grocery stores.  This will have a much more intense flavor and maybe tougher, making it ideal for cooking. Grill, marinate, braise, broil, stir-fry, or make into a soup. We love celery noodles: use a vegetable peeler or paring knife to shave celery into thins trips, then steam sauté (to steam sauté, throw just-washed veggies into a hot pan, crank the heat, lid, and let the water wilt the veggies a little. After 3 minutes, de-lid, stir, then sauté as normal) and add tomato sauce and Parmesan. Whistledown Farm (OG)
Storage: 1-2 weeks in the fridge in a plastic bag, airtight container, or wrapped tightly in aluminum foil. 
Braised Celery
Celery Stir-Fry
Hearty Celery Minestrone Soup
Pasta with Celery and Lemon
Celery Mint Salad
Recipes that feature celery!!

Red Clapp Pears Clapp's Favorite Pear! Fruit is juicy with a fine sweet texture, ideal for fresh-eating and canning. Fix Brothers Farm (FAM)
Storage: 1-4 days in the pantry until ripe, 5-7 days in the crisper once ripe. 
Roasted Pears
Canned Pears
Pear Salad w/ Gorgonzola

PLUS: "John Boy" Yellow Peaches Inside, the golden flesh of the yellow peach is more acidic than the white peach, with a tartness that mellows as the peach ripens and softens. Word on the street is the more intense flavor of yellow peaches is ideal for baking. Fix Brothers Farm (FAM)
Storage: 1-3 days in pantry until ripe. Up to 5 days in the fridge once ripe. 
Grilled Peaches w/ Bourbon Vanilla Whipped Cream
Roasted Peaches w/ Dessert Wine
Peach & Biscuit Crostata 
Broccoli A staple that can easily be played up. For a quick dish, sautee with soy sauce, oil, garlic and almonds. We like roasting broccoli with a few chiles and a bit of lemon…yum. Shaul Farm (FAM)
Storage: 3-5 days in the fridge. Keep very dry. 
How to cook broccoli
Roast Broccoli with Lemon
Pureed Broccoli Soup (cream optional)
Broccoli with Parmesan Sauce
Sautéed Asian Broccoli
Broccoli Olive Pasta
FAMILY & STANDARD BAGS ONLY Mutsu Apples Sumo wrestler-size apples! Migliorelli Farm (IPM)
Storage: Ripe apples should keep in the fridge up to a month! 
Old-fashioned Apple Crisp
Apple Pie Cheat with store bought crust (one for the bottom and one for the top) and no one will be the wiser.
Apple Turnovers
Apple Pancakes

Additional Subscriptions

  • Herb & Allium: Edible Flowers Sparrowbush Farm (OG) 
  • Fruit: Red Heart Plums Honey-Lavender, Plum GratinShrimp and Plum KebabPlum Chutney Fix Brothers Farm (FAM)
    Storage: 1-3 days in the pantry until ripe, 3-5 days in the fridge once ripe. 
  • Cheese: Muenster North Country Creamery
  • Bread: Carrot Zucchini Loaf Cafe Le Perche 
  • Pasta: Tomato & Basil Fettuccine 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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