Ricker Family Member Diary Week #13

We’ve been members of Southside CSA since its founding (6 years?) but this is our first Member Diary! We are a family of three and we pick up a veggie share every week with meat and eggs every other week. This week we were super excited to see corn cobs at The Woods for theContinue reading “Ricker Family Member Diary Week #13”

Sign up for 2012 Harvest Season

Happy New Year to everyone in Brooklyn! We are looking forward to another growing season and in preparation we will be signing up members for our upcoming season starting on January 30th. We are knee deep in preparations, organizing everything, and trying to get ready for a super year. The best way to keep inContinue reading “Sign up for 2012 Harvest Season”

Recipe: Red Onion Marmalade & Pickled Red Onions

I was asked by a member if i had any good ideas for using up copious amounts of red onions in a jiffy. With Thanksgiving on the horizon,  I can think of no better idea than to put up a batch of marmalade or pickles. Both rock out, both are great additions to our harvestContinue reading “Recipe: Red Onion Marmalade & Pickled Red Onions”

Member Diary #14 – Estefania, Elizabeth & Jay

Oh hello there.  So Estefania, Elizabeth, and myself all share a Full Monty Deluxe Share which included, blueberries, blackberries, nectarines, sugar plums, Swiss Chard, Beets,Romaine Lettuce, Corn, mint, white onion, leeks, summer squash, cucumber, cilantro, annnnnddd Pipicha, that herb which I can never quite pronounce the name of.  As you can see from our pictureContinue reading “Member Diary #14 – Estefania, Elizabeth & Jay”

Member Diary: Week #3: Hella Rad

Let’s get pickled! We’ve grilled it, baked it, and even enjoyed it raw.  But after three weeks of funny smelling pee we needed a break.   This was the perfect time to try our hand at pickling.    We purchased a case of Ball Regular Mason Canning Jars from Amazon for $20 and brushed up on theContinue reading “Member Diary: Week #3: Hella Rad”

What’s Cooking with Asparagus?

Right now at least 60 kitchens in Brooklyn are rocking out some serious asparagus thanks to our fab berry share. Here are some fun recipes and pictures our members have been sharing with us. Roasted Asparagus Salad by Kirsten O. An easy way to prepare the vegetable, roasted asparagus is a delightful treat. Dusted withContinue reading “What’s Cooking with Asparagus?”

Member Diary – Week #1. Suz & Lon.

Diary Entry: #3  Tuesday, June 22ND Pickled Radish  – Condiment to accompany wine + cheese Ingredients: 1 bunch of radishes (about 7), quartered 3 tablespoons of rice vinegar (not seasoned) 2 tablespoons of sugar 1 (1 inch) piece of peeled ginger, cut into thin matchsticks (1 tbsp) 1 tsp of salt *Veggies from the CSAContinue reading “Member Diary – Week #1. Suz & Lon.”