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WSCSA Fall Pickup #5 - Tuesday October 9

Posted 10/8/2018 5:24pm by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow:

  • Savoy Cabbage
  • White Pumpkins
  • Potatoes
  • Galangal (aka Siamese Ginger)
  • Pak Choi
  • Peppers
  • Garlic
  • Parsnip
  • Lettuce
  • Radishes
Fruit Share: 
  • Apples
  • Pears

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Spicy Stir-Fried Cabbage

Spicy Stir-Fried Cabbage

Sometimes figuring out what to make with cabbage can be tough.  With this recipe, try using our farm fresh galangal instead of ginger!


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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

tote bagHi Members,

With the summer/fall season winding down, not many volunteer shifts remain. If you haven't had a chance to sign up for your volunteer shifts yet, please be sure to do so here. All summer members must complete 2 shifts, and fall members must complete 1 shift.  Please note that failure to fulfill your volunteer requirement will result in a charge of $100 per missed shift.  

Also, don't forget that we're now selling tote bags! They are $15 each and you can pay for them with Venmo, cash, or check.

Cheers,
The WSCSA Core Committee  


NEWS FROM THE FARM

carrot harvest

The 10-day forecast looks like fall is coming soon with a vengeance. By Friday we're looking at a low in the mid 30s and highs over the next 4 days will be barely hitting 50. Already, the growth of most plants has slowed immensely. So, it is likely we will have a frost next week. 
 
On the farm: 
 
With the fall temperatures (minus the rain), work is much more comfortable on the farm. This week we are making beds to plant garlic. Garlic is a crop that is planted in the fall and overwintered and harvested mid-July.  We are also planting onions in high tunnels which typically are available in the spring for market and winter CSAs. The pace of harvest will pick up with the specter of a frost later in the week….
 

Thanks,
Zaid Kurdieh
Norwich Meadows Farm


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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