What’s in your CSA basket for August 7

Pick up on Aug 7 & 10

CSA families can pick up your good food Thursday, Aug 7 at RGE RD between 5 and 7 pm – or come to the farm on Sunday between noon and 6 pm to pick up your goodies, visit the baby goats, try and get Basil the green parrot to talk to you and have an ice cream cone.

New this week

Here come heritage greenhouse tomatoes for Farmer Tam’s Caprese summer salad, peppers for pickled peppers and baby beets for sweet pickled beets.

Plus all this goodness too:

  • Formanosa cylindrical beets
  • Green beans
  • Burgundy & Dragon’s Tongue beans
  • Korean bok choi
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Large Carmen cucumbers
  • Dishon greenhouse cucumbers
  • Mint
  • Italian Parsley
  • Red Rebor kale
  • Komatsuna Japanese mustard greens
  • Baby green onions
  • Hungarian peppers
  • Santiago yellow potatoes
  • Sorrel
  • Heritage mixed tomatoes
  • Zucchini – Cousa, green, gold and striped

Hungarian wax pepper image from the Cook Can CSA recipe for pickled peppers. Sara’s blog has a ton of recipes for cooking with in-season CSA veg, canning and preserving. I like her recipes because she’s not shy with the butter, sour cream or red chili flakes.