Thanks Ginny for this photo of today’s share! In the share : – cucumbers – – carrots – – zucchini – new this week! – fava beans – also for the first time for Monday shares. Here is the basics on preparing them for use: http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-pick-clean-and-prepare-84710. And here are a few ideas for how to… Continue reading 7/8/13
Today’s share is almost the same as Monday’s so take a look at this page: 7/1/13 However it has the addition of fava beans. This Mediterranean treat can be eaten a number of ways, including soups, stews, and sautees. Usually people shell the beans out of the pod, and then remove the waxy outer later… Continue reading 7/3/13
Though the forecast was for 97 today it looks like it only got up to 92 and I think I was able to keep everything from wilting, including myself. Thanks to Ruth and Laurel for bringing me surprise refreshments today! I have the best CSA members ever. New today in the shares are cucumbers, fresh… Continue reading 7/1/13 – the heat is on
Please take a look at Monday’s blog post for ideas for fennel. Here’s the link: 6/24/13 In your share today: carrots fennel (w/ tops) loads of lettuce – 2 heads of “winter density” the romaine, and 2 butterheads (you have either “optima” or “sylvesta”). hakurei turnips basil – just a bit — chop it up… Continue reading Fennel & lettuce party 6/27/13
how’s this for some bad lighting? in the shares today: – lettuce – 1 head of “Black-seeded Simpson,” that’s the really big bright green loose leaf lettuce, and 1 of “pirat” the red/green butterhead that you’ve had before. – carrots! – always get me excited. The variety is Nelson. – fennel – with the tops… Continue reading 6/24/13
Today’s share includes rainbow lacinato kale, early wonder and touchstone gold beets, a head of napa cabbage, green onions, snap peas, radishes, and 4 lettuce heads – 3 mini heads called “australe” and 1 very delicate butterhead “pirat” which you’ve had before. The napa cabbage is great in a slaw – be sure to wash… Continue reading 6/20/13
A little bit of summer’s flavor has entered the share this week in the form of a small amount of basil. It needed to be pinched to encourage more branching so I threw the pinchings in the share. Also new this week are snow peas, garlic scapes, napa cabbage, swiss chard, and a few new… Continue reading 6/17/13
Hey there folks. Happy CSA day. Today’s share is similar to Monday’s (6/10) but without kohlrabi, and with garlic scapes and radishes. So take a look at the 6/10 post for most of the veggie info. Garlic scapes will be coming to the Monday folks this coming Monday 6/17. Garlic scapes (aka whistles or whips)… Continue reading CSA 6/13/13
Today was a lovely day to spend harvesting for CSA – a cool clouded morning opened up into a nice breezy sunny 70 degree-ish day. There are still quite a few large plantings to get in at the farm, namely winter squash, celeriac, and the outdoor peppers & eggplants. Unfortunately most of my winter squash… Continue reading 6/10/13
Welcome to the 2013 season! You will notice that there is an absence of lettuce this share. The heads just weren’t quite ready. By next week we should have your salad ready. I could see making a nice stir fry with this share using the garlic, peas, bok choi, maybe the mustard and turnip greens… Continue reading CSA 6/3/13
We are accepting applications for two worktrade positions. In exchange for a CSA share, worktraders commit to helping for 2.25 hours per week on a Monday or Thursday harvesting, waching, and/or packing the vegetables. Please see the description and application [pdf and docx links below] for all the details. Please email completed applications to: email@example.com… Continue reading Worktrade for CSA available
Compliments of spring… Some of you returning CSA members got a thank you in the form of a complimentary preseason box today. (there will be another chance for those who weren’t able to make it). In the box: – mache AKA corn salad – this is the funny little salad green in the bag. It’s… Continue reading 4/11/13
We are currently enrolling CSA members for our 2013 season. Please see our CSA web page for all the yummy details.
Thanks to everyone who was a member of Cully Neighborhood Farm’s CSA in 2012! We had our best year ever with 18 summer shares and 15 large biweekly winter shares (Nov/December). I am planning to go full-time at Cully Neighborhood Farm this year starting in April and expand the CSA to around 30 shares! So… Continue reading Thank you 2012 CSA members!
KATU news came and filmed at the farm last week for their story on the county’s proposed changes in the zoning code that would basically legalize a lot of the small scale urban food growing, selling, and distribution that is already happening in the Portland area. Right now, “agriculture” is not an allowed use of… Continue reading We’re on TV!
Hello there lovely supporters of Cully neighborhood Farm! You’re invited to a little workparty this Saturday morning (1/28) 9:30am-12:30pm. Projects may include: – spreading woodchips – taping up the ripped greenhouse plastic – building garden boxes for the children’s garden – working on the roof on the outdoor classroom structure Please let me know if… Continue reading Winter Workparty! 1/28/12 9:30-12:30
Thanks everyone for being part of the CSA regular season! It’s been great to grow food for you. If you’re part of the season extension share, I’ll be sending out another email with the logistics for that. In your last CSA share pickup of the regular season: – winter squash – 3 "delicata" – collard… Continue reading CSA share 11/3/11
Hey all — My apologies for the tardiness of this note. In your share this week: – Chard – 1 bunch – Rutabaga – small amount – the bugs got into these and we had to cut off significant portions of them – Frisee – 1 head "bellesque" – Cauliflower – ~1.5 lbs "cassius" –… Continue reading CSA share 10/28/11
Hello Chefs- Apologies for not sending out an email last week. I was in California. From here on out, we may have weeks when there will be no surplus from our CSA and we will not send out an email (except if we have an ongoing delivery agreement) As always, Get your phone, email, or… Continue reading Cully Neighborhood Farm Produce List Week of 10/24/11
here’s the rundown for today: – onions – 2 valencia yellow spanish onions, 1 red wing onion – cauliflower – ~ 1.0 lb "cassius" – eggplants – 2 nadia, 2 diamond/prosperosa – escarole – 1 head of "blonde full hearted" – delicious salad from this chicory – radishes – 1 bunch of "hong vit" with… Continue reading CSA share 10/20/11