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CSA Box for the Week of November 14, 2016

Howdy! This is your second-to-last CSA box and newsletter for the year. We do still have some fresh produce to offer that you haven’t had before! Here are the details: Dried beans: This variety is called Good Mother Stallard. It’s a very pretty maroon-and-white heirloom bean that’s known for being an amazing soup bean. As […]

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CSA Box for the Week of November 7, 2016

Good afternoon, CSA friends! This is your third-to-last CSA box. We’ve so enjoyed getting these boxes of produce ready for you, and we hope you’ve been loving them as well. Here’s the rundown of this week’s goodies: Dried beans: You’ll likely recognize this bean by its shape. Yes, it’s a garbanzo! But it’s a black […]

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CSA Box for the Week of October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween, everyone! Or, as we tend to say around here, Happy HallowBean! Here’s what we have in store for you this week: Dried beans: This week’s bean is called Yellow Indian Woman. Native Americans in Montana grew this gold-colored bean and then it was passed down through many generations. It’s a distant cousin to the Pinto family […]

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CSA Box for the Week of October 24, 2016

Greetings, friends! Halloween is just ’round the corner, so it seemed a great time to include a pumpkin in your box. Here’s your full list of farm-fresh fall goodies: Pumpkin: This is a classic New England Pie pumpkin. Feel free to set it out on your porch for decoration, and then eat it! (You won’t […]

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CSA Box for the Week of October 17, 2016

Hi, everyone! Hope you’re staying warm and dry during all this stormy, rainy weather. It’s the perfect weather for cooking warming, hearty meals. Here are this week’s CSA items: Dried beans: This is a gourmet variety of bean called Tarbais. It’s rich and buttery and creamy and incredible. Its traditionally used in a French dish […]

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CSA Box for the Week of October 10, 2016

Hi, everyone! We hope your week is off to a great start. We’ve got some more fall fare to share this week, including a new bean variety and new squash type. Here’s the low-down:     Dried beans: This striking purple heirloom variety is called Rio Zape (pictured above). It’s incredibly smooth and flavorful, and works […]

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CSA Box for the Week of October 3, 2016

Hey, friends! We’re trying to beat the rain today and get some things out of the field, so this will be a pretty short newsletter. Here are the deets on this week’s box: Eggplant: We came up with a really awesome recipe the other day for Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Dip with Caramelized Onions, so […]

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CSA Box for the Week of September 26, 2016

Greetings, friends! We’ve just launched our season of dried beans for the year, and we’re thrilled to be including the first of the new crop in the CSA this week! The dried beans are quite a process, and we wanted to share a bit about it. It all starts with planting in spring followed by […]

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CSA Box for the Week of September 19, 2016

Greetings, If you can’t tell by now, we really like growing all kinds of peppers. And today we’ve got another new one to share with you! Here’s the scoop on this week’s box: Pasilla peppers: A rich smoky-flavored, relatively mild pepper that ripens to a chocolaty dark green/brown. Often dried and powdered. Particularly good in mole […]

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