September 22nd, 2014

Premium Share Meal Plan Week 16

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Premium Share Week 16 Meal Plan

Week 16: September 23rd – 27th

Premium Share Box:  OnionLettuceDelicata SquashHakurei TurnipsArugulaCarrotsCollard GreensHot PeppersPotatoes, Radish, Mizuna

It’s been  a beautiful week on the farm for the start of fall! In the spirit of the fall season, some great crops are coming in from the fields and our crew is working hard packing CSA Share boxes. This week brings more delicata squash, and carrots instead of beets. Hakurei Turnips are back! This fall harvest brings large turnips with the greens attached, great in the farro salad or try adding raw turnips to green salads. Turnips are also a nice addition to stir-fries. In addition to lettuce we’re including peppery arugula in this week’s share. A farm favorite, enjoy arugula raw or cooked. Add bite size pieces to lettuce as the base for a salad or toss some in a stir-fry. It’s collard greens instead of kale this week, and the Caldo Verde soup is perfect for fall. Happy Eating!

Download the shopping list Week 16 Shopping List


Vegetable Tips

How to Prep Any Winter Squash

Guide to Hot Peppers

Rich Vegetable Stock


Prep Tips

Planning ahead can make meals easy during the week. If you have time grab kitchen partner and do a little chopping ahead of time. During the week pull out your prepped items and our recipes are even easier.

Caldo Verde. Slice the vegetables ahead of time. Make the whole soup 2- 3 days ahead of time.

Panzanella. Make croutons 2 – 3 days in advance.

Stir-fry. Pre chop veggies the night before for a quick weeknight meal.

Salad. Make the dressing in advance. Clean the lettuce and store in an airtight container.

Farro. Cook the farro ahead of time.

Winter Share Sign-ups are starting! This is our third year offering Winter CSA Share boxes. Winter Share Boxes are packed in a full bushel box and filled to the brim with certified organic veggies. Boxes are delivered the week before Thanksgiving, and mid-December. 75+ servings of root vegetables, winter squash, hearty greens, and more. Click here to learn more and sign up!


Omnivore Meal Plan

Caldo Verde
Delicata Squash Panzanella
Stir-Fry Without a Recipe – use carrots, extra arugula, and any leftovers from last week’s share. Serve over noodles or rice.
Dinner Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Hakurei Turnip Farro Salad

Vegetarian Meal Plan

Vegetarian Caldo Verde
Delicata Squash Panzanella
Stir-Fry Without a Recipe – use carrots, extra arugula, and any leftovers from last week’s share. Serve over noodles or rice.
Dinner Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Hakurei Turnip Farro Salad

Gluten Free Meal Plan

Caldo Verde
Delicata Squash Panzanella
Stir-Fry Without a Recipe – use carrots, extra arugula, and any leftovers from last week’s share. Serve over noodles or rice.
Dinner Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Hakurei Turnip Farro Salad

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