Week #7 & #8 — July 26[A] & Aug 2[B] Distributions

James & the Giant Beet

Hola folks. Another great couple of weeks for the Southside CSA.

All the shares are rocking as the Harvest season steams along and the farmers are busy busy busy in the field! Thankfully the farmers got a bit of relief from the heat with some much needed rain–although not enough to save the blackberry harvest. We saw some new things in the Veg share–yeah peppers! yeah corn! yeah chives!

Veg Share

  • 2lbs Red Potatoes
  • 2lbs Zucchini
  • 1lbs Bell Pepper
  • 2 Beets
  • 2 Leeks
  • 1 bunch Chives
  • 4 Sweet Corn
  • 1 Cabbage

Orchard Share

  • 1 lb White peach
  • 1 lb Golden Peach
  • 1 lb Italian Plum
  • 1 lb Red Plum

Egg Share

  • 1 dozen mixed eggs

Berry Share

Choice of:

  • Full bucket of Blueberries

or

  • 2/3 bucket of Blueberries w/ 1/2 pint of Raspberries or Blackberries

Week #8 — the first Monday of August (OMG halfway through the summer already?!!) — we had a lovely, cool summer evening for distribution. There were some new benches and such at The Woods, so we brought the berries on outside to join in the fun. In fact, it was practically the last week for blueberries; Blueberry season is now officially “over” so make sure you savour them to the very last one…

Veg Share

  • 1 lb Red Potatoes
  • 1 bunch Spring Onions
  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 head Red Leaf Lettuce
  • 1 bunch Beets
  • 4 ears Sweet Corn
  • 2 Leeks
  • 2 Green Peppers
  • 1 bunch Thyme

Orchard

  • 1 lb Italian Plums
  • 1 lb Sugar Plums
  • 1 lb Peaches
  • 2 Green Apples

Eggs

  • one lovely multicolored dozen fresh eggs from the farm

Berry

  • one large container of blueberries topped with either raspberries or blackberries.

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