A CSA in Queens, NYC. Founded in 2013.

Week 11: What’s in the box?

Hardneck Garlic
It’s small, but packs quite a punch!  This garlic has been hanging to dry and cure in our barn.  It should store well on the counter in your kitchen (in a cool, dry spot) for a few weeks.
Storage: In a cool, dry spot. Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use: Within 3 weeks.Sweet Corn 
Enjoy this last harvest of the season….until next year!
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.

2 Summer Crisp Lettuces
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.

Zucchini
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw or cooked. When to use: Within 5 days.

Cucumbers
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: Raw When to use: Within 5 days.

Swiss Chard
I’m missing greens this time of year.  And just like that, swiss chard comes through for us!  So so good just lightly steamed and topped with butter (or ghee or olive oil) and salt.
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 3 days.

THE FOLLOWING ARE ITEMS IN ROTATION…

Sungold Cherry Tomatoes – IN ROTATION (If not this week, then next!)
Sugar candy tomatoes…we’ve been growing these for years and they are a hands-down favorite!
Storage: On the counter until fully yellow.  If they are still a touch green, they need to ripen.  Then eat right away! Uses: Raw/Cooked When to use:Within 5 days.

Eggplants – IN ROTATION (If not this week, then next!)
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 7 days.

Bunching Broccoli – IN ROTATION (If not this week, then next!)
Storage: In an airtight container/bag in the refrigerator. Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 4 days.

Briermere Farm Fruit Share
1 bag Ozark Plums
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