Jul 29 2009 11:40 pm

Posted by under CSA Updates

CSA pickup for 7/29/09

Dear CSA and Friends of Shalom Orchard,

The damp weather continues to make farming a real challenge this season.  The blueberry season will have a late start this year.  But we are happy to offer raspberries (when we can pick them) and pie cherries this week!

So here goes:

raspberries                                      4/half pint
pie cherries                       5/qt, 3/pt
broccoli                         3.50/#
basil                           2/bu
radishes                               1.50/bu
lettuce mix (hopefully)              2.00/quarter#
beet greens                      4.25/#
scallions                      2.00/bunch
garlic scapes                 1.50/bunch  (these are the beautiful curled seed pod shoot and is used like garlic – but bit milder)
sugar snap peas                  5.00/#  (these are edible pod.)

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  We will have multigrain loaves and swope bread available this week.

We will try to offer about 3 choices each week.  We do need you to order breads so we know how
many loaves to bake.  We can make 14 loaves/week and they will be available on a first come, )
first serve basis.  Breads count as part of your share.

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

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