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WSCSA Pickup #10 Tuesday August 22

Posted 8/22/2017 8:20am by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

Here's what to expect:

  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Husk Cherries
  • Tomatillos
  • Peppers
  • Lettuce 

Weekly fruit share:

  • Donut Peaches
  • Apples
  • Nectarines

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Husk Cherry Salsa

husk cherry salsa

Sweet or Savory? Tomatoes or Berries? What the heck are husk (also called ground) cherries and what can you do with them? This simple salsa recipe is refreshing and sweet, a great accompaniment to salty tortilla chips. 


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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

Hi Members,

Our Fall CSA share registration is officially open! This means that as a current member, you can add-on fruit or eggs if you do not receive them already. You can also purchase a tote bag! The registration will be open through Sunday August 27. If you have any friends or family interested in joining for the fall, please share the link with them as well! 

We're in need of volunteers this week in the 2-4pm and 3:45-5:45pm time slots this week, be sure to sign up if interested! 


THIS WEEK IN FOOD TALK

soil kids app

A Soil App Aims to Get Kids Deep Into Dirt 

It's no surprise that most Americans are far removed from farming practices in their daily lives, and studies have shown that this agricultural disconnect is impacting our diets. So how can we make sure current and future generations are more literate when it comes to where our food comes from? Start from the ground up. 

Civil Eats spoke to the Center for Ecoliteracy's co-founder and executive director about a new project they are partnering with the Whole Kids Foundation to create: Starting with Soil
The app is designed to use colorful, interactive experiences to teach kids about our food system’s most fundamental building block, including how soil is formed, the roles animals and people play in keeping it healthy and fertile, and the basics of seeds, pollinators, and organic farming practices.

Read more here.

Cheers,
The WSCSA Core Committee 


If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, please don't hesitate to let us know by emailing us at info@washingtonsquarecsa.com!

 

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