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catching up with the CSA

Weeks four, five and six from the CSA have been steadily growing in size.  Eagle Creek farms has been benefiting from the alternating sun and rain and, thankfully, avoided the hail that Calgary has been pelted with.

We’re starting to get some exciting veggies in the mix like turnips and kohlrabi.  With beets turning up more regularly, we’re trying to focus on recipes that can make use of the beet greens as well as the beets.  Omelets with sautéed beet greens, or stir-fry with both greens and stems.

The carrots have been such a nice addition and tend to get eaten right out of the fridge as snacks instead of cooked into dinners – there’s nothing like a fresh-grown carrot, just picked out of the ground!

Week 4

Bag of mixed greens (enough for 4 salads): $6
Bunch of garlic scapes: $4
Basil: $3
Three baby bok choy: $4
1 dozen carrots: $4
Bag of Red Viking potatoes: $7
Bouquet of wildflowers: $2

Total for Week 4: $30

Week 5

Bag of mixed greens (enough for 4 salads): $6
Garlic bulb: $0.50
3 GIANT beets: $7
3 turnips: $5
1/2 dozen carrots: $2
1 yellow zucchini: $3
Bag of Red Viking potatoes: $7
Bouquet of wildflowers: $2

Total for Week 5: $32.50

Week 6

Bag of kale: $4
Bag of chard: $4
Garlic bulb: $0.50
Cilantro: $3
Kohlrabi: $3
1 dozen carrots: $4
1 GIANT zucchini: $5
Bag of white potatoes: $7
Bouquet of wildflowers: $2

Total for Week 6: $32.50

How are your CSA shares coming along?  Have you noticed a great increase in quantity as we get further into the season? Leave a comment

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6 comments on “catching up with the CSA

  1. What a lovely assortment of veggies! With the harvest from your garden, you must be eating really well! There’s nothing like it…enjoy! xo ma

    • Between the random veggies and green we’re getting from the garden and the farm share, we’ve been eating almost all of our produce from locally grown sources this summer. It’s been delicious! I can’t wait for our beets, carrots and spuds to come up!

  2. Your beet green salad looks delicious!

    • Thanks Tammy. This is a beet green mix that we’ve been sautéing and adding to omelets. Some tomatoes from our own garden, green onion or garlic scapes and a little bit of cheese makes it perfect!

  3. Nice looking sautéed veggies! Yum!

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