the start of the fall csa

my first fall csa share!I’ve wanted to be part of a csa for four or so years, but time and budgetary constraints always made it a less than ideal option for us. When we heard that a local farm was offering shares for the fall, we signed right up.

While I’m highly attuned to the seasonality of fruits, my vegetable knowledge is a little lacking– so I’m super pumped about learning what produce is available when in our city. I also love the challenge of coming up with ways to use everything in our share. So far, I’m thinking I’ll make:

Kale chips
Spicy pickled okra
– Minestrone
– Fennel bulb rosemary chicken
Mulberry galette

I’m still trying to figure out how I’ll use the amaranth greens I got, since they’re new to me. My love of Indian cuisine means powdered turmeric is a staple in my kitchen, so it’ll be interesting to see how the fresh root compares. I can’t wait to get cooking!

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2 Responses to the start of the fall csa

  1. SuzyMcQ says:

    Sorry to post here, but, for the life of me, I can’t figure out how to subscribe to your blog, Jessica.
    I’d love if you would help me out…….

  2. Jessica says:

    sorry, i think the rss icon got taken off accidentally during site design! here’s the link to the rss feed:

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