CSA Box: Week 11

CSA Box #11 | March 15
Signs of spring are in the air and it’s definitely reflected in my latest CSA Box! A single – but beautiful – yellow bell pepper hints at good things to come! I don’t hate potatoes, but I’m ready for some fresh springtime vegetables!
Week 11 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

11 potatoes
20+ shiitake mushrooms
3 sweet potatoes
7 apples
1 yellow bell pepper
Living pea tenders
10+ small yellow onions
1 bunch kale

Total: […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CSA Box: Week 10

CSA Box #10 | March 1
This week’s CSA Box was supposed to be the last installment of Mac’s & my subscription to bi-weekly local & organic produce from Plan B Organic Farms. However, since we love getting these fresh veggies every other week, we’ve decided to extend our subscription another 10 weeks!
Week 10 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

Living summer lettuce
1 butternut squash
Living pea tenders
8 potatoes
8 apples
2 parsnips
21 shiitake mushrooms
2 sweet […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Categories: CSA, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

CSA Box: Week 9

CSA Box #9 | February 15
More winter equals more root veggies (even though the ever-fluctuating temperatures don’t make it seem like winter)! This week’s CSA Box was filled with tubers and squash galore, with a few hot house greens in there to brighten things up.
Week 9 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

Living summer lettuce
9 shiitake mushrooms
Living cress
1 butternut squash
6 beets
5 sweet potatoes
10 white onions (or shallots?!)
5 potatoes

Total: 8 items
Week 8 Recipes […]

By |February 18th, 2017|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

CSA Box: Week 8

CSA Box #8 | February 1
We’re definitely getting into the thick of winter! Though the temperatures may not often reflect it, my latest CSA Box sure did! Lots of root veggies & hot house greens!

Week 8 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

2 sweet potatoes
8 rainbow carrots
5 potatoes
Living sunflower
1 green cabbage
Living cress
2 turnips
15 onions (or are they shallots??)
11 shiitake mushrooms

Total: 9 items
Week 7 Recipes & Meals:
I used a lot of the […]

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CSA Box: Week 7

CSA Box #7 | January 18
A new year, a new CSA Box! I had to push back my delivery by a week because of Barbados, so I was super happy to get going on the CSA train once again.
Week 7 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

8 rainbow carrots
9 potatoes
3 sweet potatoes
Living sprouts
1 head purple kale
Living romaine
8 shiitake mushrooms
6 apples
2 turnip

Total: 9 items
Week 6 Recipes & Meals:
My last CSA Box was […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Categories: CSA, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

CSA Box: Week 6

CSA Box #6 | December 21
I’m a few weeks behind in posting this recap of my latest CSA Box – mostly due to the chaos of the holidays! Thankfully, I was able to put quite a few of the veggies to good use in my festive cooking & baking sessions!

It’s definitely a LOT cooler these days and the change in weather is reflected in what I received in the CSA Box this week – lots […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Categories: CSA, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

CSA Box: Week 5

CSA Box #5 | December 7
This week’s CSA Box had quite a few familiar favourites as well as 2 new exciting additions (pea shoots & shiitake mushrooms!). The colder weather means more root vegetables and that was certainly seen in this CSA Box.

 

Week 5 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

1 bunch pea shoots
1 bunch kale
1 head romanesco
4 sweet potatoes
22 carrots
11 potatoes
4 daikon radishes
1 head garlic
7 apples (I ate one before […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

CSA Box: Week 4

CSA Box #4 | November 23
I was actually out of town when our CSA Box was delivered, but thankfully Mac was around to pick it up! There were a few recurring standard items in this box, but also a few exciting new additions that I’m eager to cook!
Item Breakdown:

20 potatoes
1 leek
3 sweet potatoes
1 bunch spinach
1 bunch purple kale
1 head romanesco
1 bunch curly lettuce
1 onion
30+ baby carrots
[…]

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment