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Maple Ginger Cranberry Sauce

I know what you're thinking - and no, we didn't sneak vegetables into the cranberry sauce! Although maybe you could sprinkle some shredded beets in and no one would notice, but NO that's not what we're trying to do here! We made this simple, delicious cranberry...

Fall Cobb Salad

Summer is usually the season for big platters of salad as an acceptable dinner, but let's celebrate one the end of our lettuce harvest with one last platter, shall we? Cobb Salad is one of my favorite excuses to top a bed of fresh lettuce with loads of fixings, and I...

Roasted Turkey Breast

It's that time of year! The Halloween decorations are coming down and Thanksgiving recipes are coming out of the woodwork! We roasted up this whole turkey breast last week and it turned out delicious. If you're planning a smaller Thanksgiving this year or you just...

Week 22 Basic Share Meal Plan

Butternut Squash Carrots Lettuce Beets Delicata Squash Celeriac Brussels Sprouts Easy Tips for Storing Winter Squash Baking with Vegetables 7 Ways to Use Mizuna Salad Flatbread. Make the dough in advance (or use pre-made!) Cook the topping in advance and assemble the...

CSA Harvest Forecast – Week 22 (of 23)

  This Weeks CSA Harvest Just a few weeks of the CSA season left! Here's what we should have this coming week: Likely: Winter Squash Carrots Beets Kale Lettuce Celeriac Brussels Sprouts Possible:  Mizuna Fennel Cilantro Parsley Cabbage Onions   Last CSA Deliveries:...

Basic Share Meal Plan Week 22

Butternut Squash Carrots Lettuce Kale Delicata Squash Celeriac Brussels Sprouts Beets Easy Tips for Storing Winter Squash Baking with Vegetables 7 Ways to Use Mizuna Salad Flatbread. Make the dough in advance (or use pre-made!) Cook the topping in advance and assemble...

Premium Share Meal Plan Week 22

Butternut Squash Carrots Lettuce Kale Beets Delicata Squash Celeriac Brussels Sprouts Cilantro Mizuna Easy Tips for Storing Winter Squash Baking with Vegetables 7 Ways to Use Mizuna   Flatbread. Make the dough in advance (or use pre-made!) Cook the topping in advance...

Quick Homemade Sauerkraut

Try this easy "faux kraut" as an addictive side dish or snack, on top of a sandwich, or as the base of a winter salad. This recipe is as quick and allergen friendly as they come, the ingredient list is short, but the flavor is great. Use red or green cabbage and...

Basic Share Meal Plan Week 21

Butternut Squash Carrots Cabbage Sweet Dumpling Squash Celery Daikon Radish Kale Lettuce Easy Tips for Storing Winter Squash Baking with Vegetables Week 21 Basic Share Shopping List   Reubens. Make the quick kraut...

Premium Share Meal Plan Week 21

Butternut Squash Carrots Cabbage Sweet Dumpling Squash Fennel Parsley Celery Daikon Radish Kale Lettuce Easy Tips for Storing Winter Squash Baking with Vegetables Week 21 Premium Share Shopping List   Reubens. Make...

CSA Harvest Forecast – Week 21(of 23)

This Weeks Forecast: The colder air is rolling in, we had a pretty deep frost last weekend, and a few very minor ones since then. We lost the rest of the peppers and eggplants but at this point that's the only negative effect of the frost. On the positive side, when...

Beef Borscht

We made a joke in the farm office last week that if you're a CSA member you'll have to eat Borscht at least once during the CSA season! The thing is, get rid of any pre-conceived notions you might have about Borscht, this soup is delicious and a great way to clean out...

Basic Share Week 20 Meal Plan

Ripe Peppers Butternut Squash Carrots Cabbage Hot Peppers Sweet Dumpling Squash Fennel Beets Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Basic Share Week 20 Shopping List Coconut Butternut Squash Soup - Cook the squash and aromatics in advance, purée and simmer for a...

Premium Share Week 20 Meal Plan

Ripe Peppers Butternut Squash Eggplant Carrots Cabbage Hot Peppers Sweet Dumpling Squash Fennel Beets Dill Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Premium Share Week 20 Shopping List Coconut Butternut Squash Soup - Cook the squash and aromatics in advance, purée...

Week 20 Premium Share Meal Plan

Ripe Peppers Butternut Squash Carrots Cabbage Hot Peppers Sweet Dumpling Squash Fennel Beets Dill Hakurei Turnips Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Premium Share Week 20 Shopping List Coconut Butternut Squash Soup - Cook the squash and aromatics in advance,...

CSA Harvest Forecast – Week 20

The CSA Harvest! As of the writing of this post, the weather forecast for the weekend is calling for a hard freeze with a low of 26º F on Sunday night. We're busy covering crops and harvesting as much as we can before the freeze hits, but the weekend could effect crop...

Pasta with Sausage, Brussels Sprouts, & Apple

This might sound like a strange combination (pasta with apple?), but as they say on This American Life, stay with us. This easy pasta dish came from whatever we had laying around the farm kitchen plus super-fresh Brussels Sprouts. A pack of T-burg Grillers from The...

Delicata Squash Moroccan Stew

This stew is easy, and filling! Any omnivore or vegetarian will enjoy warming up with a bowl of this stew. The tomato broth is heavily spiced with cumin, coriander, and others as well as a heaping spoonful of grated ginger from Good Life Farm - order yours before it's...

Rosemary Roasted Vegetables & Creamy Polenta

Roasted vegetables are the clear winner for fall and winter meals, and this easy recipe doesn't disappoint! Local polenta makes a filling base to serve these over and you want to add a protein on the side or right on top it will really round out the meal. A thick cut...

Eggplant Puttanesca Pizza

Early fall is a great time for our CSA Shares, our winter harvest is coming in, we still have summer favorites like peppers and eggplants, and our crew is cruising through the fields harvesting as much as they can. This hearty pizza - big enough to fill a baking sheet...

Butternut Squash Macaroni & Cheese

Up until yesterday my go-to comfort food for fall was Kale Mac and Cheese. Folding vegetables into comfort food is perfect when there's a slight chill in the air, and greens in cheese sauce doesn't disappoint. The next logical step was to purée our crop of sweet...

Week 19 Premium Share Meal Plan

Ripe Peppers Collard Greens Potatoes Butternut Squash Hakurei Turnips Eggplant Brussels Sprouts Lettuce Radishes Acorn Squash Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Week 19 Premium Share Shopping List Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - make the purée and shred...

Week 19 Basic Share Meal Plan

Ripe Peppers Collard Greens Potatoes Butternut Squash Hakurei Turnips Eggplant Brussels Sprouts Acorn Squash Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Week 19 Basic Share Shopping List Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - make the purée and shred the cheese in...

Premium Share Meal Plan Week 19

Delicata Squash Ripe Peppers Collard Greens Potatoes Butternut Squash Hakurei Turnips Eggplant Brussels Sprouts Lettuce Radishes Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Week 19 Premium Share Shopping List Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - make the purée and shred...

Basic Share Meal Plan Week 19

Delicata Squash Ripe Peppers Collard Greens Potatoes Butternut Squash Hakurei Turnips Eggplant Brussels Sprouts Pickled Hot Peppers Baking with Vegetables Week 19 Basic Share Shopping List Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese - make the purée and shred the cheese in...

CSA Harvest Forecast – Week 19 (of 23)

CSA Shares This Week This week we brought most of the winter squash in from the fields and it's a bumper crop! So, we'll be loading your CSA boxes up for the rest of the season. The nights have been a bit more chilly, but still no sign of frost - so we'll keep picking...

Chipotle Maple Delicata Squash & Cilantro Lime Rice

Sweet and spicy delicata squash over a bed of tangy cilantro lime rice. If you love "burrito bowls" this recipe is perfect for you! In fact a scoop of black beans or pulled pork would really take this meal over the top. Fresh cilantro pairs perfectly with tomatoes,...

Spring Onions

Spring onions are actually onions that are harvested earlier than the larger mature versions, with their green tops attached. Spring onions look like a scallion, but with a small onion at the bottom. Spring onions show up early in our CSA, usually during June and...

Miso Noodle Soup with Delicata Squash & Greens

Some version of this soup graces our table all year long. It's a quick weeknight meal that satisfies everyone's palate. We customize at the table with tamari, chili sauce, sesame seeds, lime juice, cilantro, a scoop of Crooked Carrot kimchi, and usually top it with a...

Sweet & Sour Lentils

This dish is recreated from my memories of a lentil salad an old roommate of mine made. It's a welcome change from mushy lentils, and bright and colorful. I really like the contrast of the big vegetables and little lentils, but if you prefer cut the vegetables finer....

Escarole Caesar Salad

This dish has all the familiar comforts of a classic Caesar salad, crunchy croutons, shaved parm, juicy grilled chicken, and a tangy dressing. The only twist is the bed of crisp escarole! We've said it many times before, but one of the best ways to use unfamiliar...

Breaded Lemon Coriander Acorn Squash with Marinara

This recipe is brought to you by a "Frisch Twist" - courtesy of local Chef Emma Frisch that is! We've teamed up with Emma to bring you a series of CSA cooking videos - ingredient introductions, simple how-tos, and lots of recipe ideas! Emma's take on acorn squash is...

Week 18 Basic Share Meal Plan

Delicata Squash Italian Sweet peppers Carrots Acorn Squash Beets Fennel Escarole Kale 12+ Ideas for the Beets in Your CSA Share How to Use All the Fennel in Your CSA Share Basic Share Week 18 Shopping List Meal Prep: Escarole Salad - Grill the chicken, make the...

Basic Share Meal Plan Week 18

Delicata Squash Italian Sweet peppers Carrots Acorn Squash Beets Fennel Escarole Kale 12+ Ideas for the Beets in Your CSA Share How to Use All the Fennel in Your CSA Share Week 18 Basic Share Shopping List Meal Prep: Escarole Salad - Grill the chicken, make the...

Premium Share Meal Plan Week 18

Delicata Squash Italian Sweet peppers Carrots Acorn Squash Kale Beets Mustard Greens   Cilantro Fennel Escarole 12+ Ideas for the Beets in Your CSA Share How to Use All the Fennel in Your CSA Share Week 18 Premium Share Shopping List Meal Prep: Escarole Salad - Grill...

CSA Harvest Forecast – Week 18 (of 23)

CSA Shares This Week The crispness of fall is starting to set in! Many of the fall vegetables sweeten with the cooler weather as their plant tissues begin to produce natural sugars to protect against freezing - you might notice the difference in Kale, Carrots, Beets,...

Apple & Kohlrabi Slaw with Maple Vinaigrette

This crunchy slaw is sweet and somewhat addictive! The bowl sat on the counter in the farm office and we kept grabbing handfuls of it. The weather is starting to turn chillier, and hearty meals are gracing our tables these days. This easy slaw is a perfect pairing for...

Rama Thai Noodles with Broccoli, Spinach, & Peanut Sauce

This is a recreation of one of my favorite Thai dishes - and don't let it's humble appearance fool you. Quickly steamed broccoli and spinach are topped with a flavorful peanut sauce over a bed of rice noodles. In restaurants this usually comes served over thick pan...

Dill Pesto Pilaf & Salmon

Most people notice the difference right away when they join a CSA, fresh vegetables picked at the height of freshness beat out their grocery store counterparts any day. One of the biggest differences I've noticed is the huge bundles of herbs our shares often contain!...

Premium Share Week 17 Meal Plan

Potatoes Delicata Squash Hot Peppers Italian Sweet peppers Carrots Kohlrabi Broccoli Dill Acorn Squash Arugula Kale Using the Dill in Your CSA Share Week 17 Thursday Premium   Dill Pesto. Make in advance, then combine with rice and salmon. [youtube...