August 12, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Cucumber

Carrots

Cabbage - this is a flat leaf cabbage variety which makes it ideal for doing cabbage rolls, but you can use it as any other green cabbage - boiled, coleslaw etc.

Beets 

Winter radishes - watermelon and purple.  Shave them and add to a salad (https://giveitsomethyme.com/winter-radish-salad-with-orange-vinaigrette/), or try a refridgerator pickle recipe (https://pinchandswirl.com/pickled-radishes/)

Kale

Shishito Peppers - We lo...

August 5, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Cucumber

Green Onions

Fennel

Cauliflower

Eggplant

Yellow Beans

Lettuce - green leafy

Lettuce Mix

Zucchini

Sweet Pepper

Potatoes

Melon - choice of honeydew or cantaloupe 

*Due to the weather and extreme bug pressure, this year will not be marked by amazing melons as it has been other years!  We're sorry to disappoint, but we're thankful they produced something and weren't a complete write off!  One advantage of growing so many crops - if it's not a...

July 29, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Tomato

Cucumber

Onions

Beets

Green Beans

Lettuce: Iceberg and Butter

Green Kale

Herb Mix: Mint, Rosemary, Lemon Balm.  Try making some homemade ice tea.  Like this one:  https://learningandyearning.com/lemon-balm-iced-tea/

Zucchini

Hot Pepper - Serrano 

Essential Shares:

Butter Lettuce

Onion


Cucumber

Green Beans

Zucchini

Beets

Carrots

Tomato

Hot Pepper - Serrano

July 22, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Green Leaf Lettuce

Gem Romaine Lettuce

Arugula

Eggplant - Excellent for eggplant Parmesan or fried with onions on a sandwich with arugula and BBQ sauce.

Slicing Tomato

Cucumber

Onions

Baby Fennel - The bulb is great for grilling or roasting, or shaved/grated raw in a salad.  Use the flavourful fronds (tops) as a garnish or add a few to a salad.  Or try a recipe for fennel fronds pesto, like this one: https://holycowvegan.net/fennel-f...

July 15, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Butter Lettuce

Green Onions

Sugar Snap Peas - eat it all except the stem!

Roma Tomatoes

Beets (candy cane)

Summer Savory - delicious on buttered garlic bread or with tomatoes (sauce, bruschetta, soup)

Mustard Greens - These leaves have a horseradishlike kick when raw, but can be mellowed by cooking.  https://www.cleanplates.com/know/nutrition/mustard-greens-the-new-kale/#:~:text=Mustard%20greens%20are%20packed%20with,mellow%20it%20by%20cookin...

July 8, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Lettuce Mix

Romaine Lettuce

Pearl Onions

Kale (red) - with the hot weather, the leaves have lost their tenderness for enjoying raw, so these are better suited to cooking in some way

Pea Shoots

Cucumber 

Cherry Tomatoes

Shelling Peas - don't eat the pods, just the peas inside!

Beets (golden)

Rosemary

Garlic Scapes - a special treat from the garlic plants.  If this is new for you, you can read more about them here: https://www.seriouseats.com/recip...

July 1, 2020

Full/Standard Shares:

Lettuce Mix

Gem Lettuce 

Green Onions

Cucumber 

Tomatoes

Frisee - a member of the chicory family, has a frizzy texture, as well as a deliciously bitter edge.  For preparation ideas, take a look at this site: https://www.foodandwine.com/cooking-techniques/7-ways-make-classic-frisee-salad.

Sugar Snap Peas - first pick of the season!  Enjoy the crunchy, sweetness of the edible pod!

Swiss Chard - In the same family as beet tops, these st...

June 24, 2020

Lettuce Mix

Gem Lettuce (romaine - green & red)

Arugula - add these pungent leaves to a salad or on top of a burger or sandwich for a delicious flavour burst!  Can also be made into pesto or topped on homemade pizza

Beets

Green Onions

Radishes - mince and add to room temperature butter for a delicious spread on toast

Pea Shoots

Kale - eat raw and make a salad with cranberries and nuts, cook it or add to a soup

Choi  

Cucumber 

Baby Carrots

Cherry tomatoes - bet y...

June 17, 2020

Lettuce Mix

Cucumber

Radishes - For something new try a recipe for cooked radishes!  Cooking them softens the "zing' if the zing isn't your thing!

Beets - Tops are edible too - add to salad, steam or sautee!

Turnip - Try steaming the tops!

Mizuna (green leaf - bunched in bag with mustard greens) - Add some to a salad or sandwich, or sautee or steam.

Mustard Greens (red leaf - bunched in bag with mizuna) - Add some to a salad or sandwich, or sautee or steam.

Choi -...

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