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Renewals, Dinner, Crops, Apples, Potpies, Breads!

Posted 10/12/2016 6:41am by Jennifer LaMonaca.

CSA Wk 18; Pickup Wed 10/12, 1-6 OR Sat 10/15 9-2

CSA friends, with frost flirting with us this week, our season is nearing the end; next week will be our last CSA pickup, Week 19.  As farmers, we count our blessings for the successes, support of our customers, our staff, and families and friends. Thank you! A hot and dry one this year, a season for the record books; we were happy the tomatoes, melons, peppers and eggplant did not seem to mind!  While we do plan for a 20 week season, Mother Nature has the final word.  We praise her for the winter squash bounty, potatoes and garlic (we hope your pantry is stocked!).  We are thankful the excessive heat and drought conditions spared our carrots, beets and greens.  Some fall favorites though inevitably have been set back – broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, fennel, leeks.  On the upside, we are planning a holiday share; along with these crops, Brussels sprouts, and what we can root cellar, it looks promising. See more on next season and Farm Dinner - we hope you will join us!  

On the Table in Farm Shop… new – Spinach! Also Lettuce, Carrots, Cabbage (red/green), Green beans, Garlic, Sweet potatoes, Winter Squash (butternut, delicata, buttercup, sweet dumpling), Potatoes (red/white), Beets, Turnips, Swiss Chard. Mix and Match options. 

Pick-Your-Own… Herbs – freeze/dry or make a kitchen counter bouquet.    

Extras for Sale…

  • Hammerbacher – breads, pies and more! 
  • Apples – Crispin, Winesap and Golden delicious.  Great value, fresh picked and Jersey Fresh! 
  • Potpies and Chicken sausages, Griggstown Farms – selling fast!  Stock up the freezer for the winter. 
  • Cheese – Dodges cheddar; AND Eggs – thank you farmer Melanie!

CSA Renewals and New memberships – tell a friend! Pay in Full and receive a farm gift bag with your first CSA pickup next spring. Payment options too.  New for 2017 – 2 share sizes

  • The Harvester $580; family size, or a veggie loving couple.
  • The Basic $480; individual/2 person share.

Farm to Table DinnerSun, Oct 23rd. 4-7 pm.  BYOB.  Family style by Hammerbacher.  Live music.  Tickets: adults $45/person, kids under 10, $20Seating is limited to CSA customers.  If you would like extra tickets, please let me know and we will do our best to accommodate you. 

Sign up for CSA and Dinner on our website later today, or in Farm Shop.

See you on the Farm.