Skip to main content

The year ahead

We are very excited for this year we have a lot of different vegetables that we have selected for their nutritional value, flavour, antioxidants, and colours.  See a full list below of what we have planned for 2018.

 We now have an egg CSA $5.00 for a dozen eggs ($80 for 16 weeks), if you want a half dozen $2.50.00 ($40 for 16 weeks).


We still have spots left in our CSA. Sign up here. We accept many forms of payment and you can discuss payment plans with us. We also introduced new CSA sizing we now have

1/4 Share (1 person) ($320 for 16 weeks - value of $20/wk). Includes an average of 3-5 items.


1/2 Share (1-2 people) ($480 for 16 weeks - value of $30/wk). Includes an average of 5-8 items.


Don't forget you can order extra vegetables for canning, freezing or when the kids come home from school!

We can deliver to your door or neighbourhood, if you get a group together we can do a drop off at an office, school, or other location.


  • Four types of snap beans
  • red, yellow, and white beets
  • white yellow, purple and orange carrots
  • Brussels sprouts
  • white and purple cauliflower
  • white, peaches and creme and yellow corn
  • eight different types of cucumbers for pickling and slicing, one of which can be used in stir fries
  • herbs: cilantro, borage, basil, parsley, summer savory, thyme, chives, rosemary
  • snap and snow peas
  • turnip and rutabaga
  • red and yellow Swiss chard
  • spinach
  • squash: spaghetti, butternut, buttercup, blue Hubbard, green Hubbard, red kuri and Burgess
  • pumpkins for pies
  • cabbage: green, red, savoy and Chinese
  • six types of peppers
  • celery
  • black turtle, wild goose and Borlotti beans, also known as cranberry beans
  • micro-greens
  • garlic scapes
  • garlic
  • zucchini
  • heirloom lettuce mixes
  • fourteen varieties heirloom tomatoes
  • bunching onions
  • red onions
  • white onions
  • broccoli
  • red Russian kale
  • blue scotch kale
  • lacinator kale and fizz kale, black magic kale and Portuguese kale 
  • leeks
  • Romaine and Boston bibb lettuce
  • daikon radish
  • red radish
  • egg plant
  • parsnips
  • three varieties of potatoes: red skinned, yellow flesh and white flesh.
  • Not to mention, apples, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries
It looks like an interesting and delectable year ahead!!



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Strawberries

We're expecting to have extra berries after our CSA sharers have gotten theirs. If you would like a crate or two for making jam, or maybe just a couple boxes for snacking, please give us a call. They are $4.50/box, $54/crate.

Chive blossom vinegar

To make chive blossom vinegar we trim off the flowers from chives and soak them in vinegar for a couple weeks. The chive flowers infuse the vinegar with a garlicky flavour and a beautiful pink hue. This can be used as a flavoured vinegar for salad dressings, dips, to sprinkle on fish or fries, or for a bowl of cucumber slices.


A ready batch.


Clean jars.


The light shining through the pink vinegar. So pretty.

Here's a recipe for a vinaigrette made with chive blossom vinegar.

Cucumbers!

We have cucumbers. If we get rain this week we will have a lot of cucumbers. Our favourite types of cucumbers are Marketmore and Poona Kheera they are both tasty and make great pickles. Poona Kheera also can be used in stir-fries and chutneys. It is an unusual cucumber it has a white to yellow skin that changes to brownish red as it matures. Eat it as you would any other cucumber. A little grand-daughter of one sharer loves Poona Kheera so much at three years old she would gobble down a whole cucumber. Here is a recipe that we use:

Aunt Anna’s Mustard Pickles
10 cups cucumbers peel, remove the seeds and chop into roughly 1/2 inch chunks (7-9 cucumbers)
1-quart onions diced (6-8 white onions)
1-quart celery and cauliflower diced (2 cups of each)
1 red pepper diced (2 if you want more colour)
4 tablespoons pickling salt
Cover with 4 tablespoons pickling salt and water. Leave overnight. Drain well.
Sauce
4 cups vinegar
6 cups sugar
4 tablespoons dry mustard
1 cup flour
1 teaspoons turmer…