CSA pickup for 8/19/09

Dear CSA and Friends of Shalom Orchard,

It is great to see the veggies finally growing, but so are the weeds! This is the busiest time of the year for us with everything coming in and blueberries too. We have a couple of new additions just getting started.

So here goes:

blueberries 3.50/pt, 6/qt zukes (limited amount) 3/# chard 2.50/bu broccoli 3.50/# basil 2/bu parsley 1.50/ bu lettuce mix 2.00/quarter# beautiful looseleaf lettuce (heads) 3/head bunching onions 2.50/bunch Savoy cabbage 2/# beans 3/75/# leeks 3.50/bu new potatoes 2.50/half #

chicken 3.75/# You can order whole chickens, or quarters. smoked chicken 5.00/# (we will smoke these for you by order- so amazingly delicious!!) eggs 3.50/doz freshly baked breads 5.00/loaf (I will send out another email tonight with Sarah’s bread choices. Swope will be available as always.

Harmony Mill Farm Products:

whole milk 2.50/half gal skim milk 2.50/half gal bottle deposit 2.75 (bring it back each week and there is no additional bottle deposit charge) cream 1.75/half pint ricotta 3.50/#, 2.00/half # cheddar 6/# (please indicate sharp or mild) ricotta-salada 2.25/half#

We have other processed products and yarn for sale. Our CSA members, the Muise family, have put some of their own maple syrup in our store for sale.

Any of our farm products can count toward your share. Harmony Mill Farm products and Muise’s Maple are purchased separately.

Of course, our wines are always available, but can’t count toward your share, as wines cannot be prepaid. Jim has some new selections available this season!!

Please don’t hesitate to email me with any questions.

We are looking so forward to seeing you Wed. from 3-5:30PM. Thank you for your patience at pickup if things get a bit hectic!

Thank you, Charlotte