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WSCSA Winter Pickup #9 - Tuesday, May 14

Posted 5/13/2019 5:59pm by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

This week we can expect the following winter produce, along with other meat, dairy, and pantry items.

  • Green Garlic
  • Greens
  • Sunchokes
  • Parsnips
  • Radish
  • Bok Choy
  • Yellow Onion
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Chives

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Green Garlic and Pea Soup

pea soup

This rainy weather had me searching for a spring soup. This one calls for green garlic which I rarely see in recipes! 

Get the recipe here.

 

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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

Hi Members, 

Tomorrow is our last pickup of the winter season! Thanks to everyone for joining us this winter and spring, your support makes all of this possible! 

We hope to see you again this summer, so if you haven't signed up for summer yet, registration information is below and the deadline has been extended to June 1. Pickups will start in mid-June, which is just around the corner. 

Summer/Fall Share 2019 Registration Closes Saturday June 1

The cost of the Summer/Fall 2019 share is is $450.00, and payment is due by June 1. For more information about our policies, including summer work shift requirements, please view our Summer 2019 Member Agreement

Sign up now for a summer and fall CSA share!

Add ons are available if you already registered, just update your membership here and submit additional payment. 

CSA membership numbers are low this year, not just in our CSA but in CSA programs around the country. CSA programs are crucial for keeping small farms running, which is more important now than ever before. We hope that you'll be able to help support Norwich Meadows Farm this season, but we also ask that you download our flyer to share with your friends, family, and coworkers to help the CSA community grow and thrive. Thank you for your support!

Thanks,
The WSCSA Core Committee  
 


THIS WEEK IN FOOD NEWS

What does 'local' mean anyway? When shopping in grocery stores, the answer is: not much. 
 
Among food-related causes, buying local has the highest awareness among U.S. consumers at 46%, according to a study from Nielsen. But without an official definition from the USDA or FDA providing uniformity and integrity for this label claim, brands and retailers can apply it to virtually any product. One of the reasons why consumers have such different perceptions of what local means is likely due to the difficulty in tracking a product’s origin in today’s complex global food supply chain. 

Read more here.

 


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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