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Harvest Update Week 19

Posted 10/16/2017 1:11pm by John and Aimee Good.

First frost warning . . .

The first frost warning, for patchy and scattered frosts, is tonight. We  been busily harvesting all day to bring in as many sensitive crops as possible, all the peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and lettuce that we can.

A new crop in this week's share is Hakurei turnips. You may remember then from the spring. They are a mild flavored turnip, which is very versatile. You can slice them raw for salads or snacking, or saute them with the greens or in stir-fry, or roast them in the oven (my favorite!) or use them for soup. Here you can see bunches of turnips, just harvested, prior to washing. They are a very nice white when washed.  Check the recipe page for ideas!

THE HARVEST: Your Share may include the following items(subject to change):

Spinach

Salad mix

Green or Savoy cabbage

Hakurei Turnips

Butternut Squash

Red or yellow onions

Garlic

Carrots

Tomatoes

Sweet bell & Italian peppers

Potatoes

Coming Soon:  more leeks, celeriac, parsnips, red cabbage

Upick at the farm: may be done after tonight - must wait & see

*COOPERATIVE SHARES: Fruit, bread, mushrooms, egg shares this week! Please check off your name on the sign-in sheet and retrieve your shares from the cooler. Please ask if you need help!

 

STOCKING UP SALE: Deadline to order this Thursday Oct. 19th

Click on the link for the Stocking Up Sale Order Form. Print and email by Thursday midnight (or return to barn Tuesday). Orders must be paid for and picked up the final week of CSA shares, Tuesday October 31st or Friday November 4th at the farm. Thanks!

 

 

*NEED TO SCHEDULE A PICKUP CHANGE OR VACATION HOLD? Click the link below to schedule online.

http://www.goodfarmcsa.com/members/scheduleactions

Remember: You can switch your pickup location as many times as you need. (For on-farm pickup, Tuesday and Friday are considered different pickups.) Every member gets 2 vacation holds per season. You can request a double box the week before or after your vacation, or just request to have your box donated to a local food bank. To schedule online, all changes must be input by Sunday evening beginning the week of your change. If you forget, or are too late, please just reply to this email or call me and I will make the change for you! Thanks!

 

*NEED TO CHECK CSA PICK-UP or U-pick TIMES AND/OR LOCATIONS? Click on the link below.

http://www.goodfarmcsa.com/pickup-hours

 

Any questions? Please reply to this email. We will respond within 1-2 days, during the busy farming season!

Your farmers,

John and Aimee Good

The Good Farm

www.goodfarmcsa.com

8112 Church Road

Germansville PA 18053

484-262-0675

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The Good Farm is a certified organic farm raising vegetables, berries, flowers, and herbs for over 200 "farm share" members. Farmers John and Aimee Good specialize in providing the best quality and most flavorful varieties of the vegetables you love to eat- the staples! We have happy members - over 70% return every year!

 

Our customers say they eat healthier, feel better, save money, become inspired cooks, and even lose weight by joining the farm. Experience the joy of putting a delicious meal on the table by your own two hands. It's easy when the ingredients are this fresh and this good.

 

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8112 Church Rd.
Germansville, PA 18053
484-262-0675
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