Week of September 20th

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
RED BELL PEPPERS
CUCUMBERS
ARUGULA from SUNRISE ORGANICS
STRAWBERRIES from FRECKER FARMS
CANARY MELON
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
LEEKS
GREEN KALE
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, YELLOW CHERRY TOMATOES from FRECKER FARMS, GREEN ZUCCHINI, CANTALOUPE

FRUIT EXPANSION CONTAINS: STRAWBERRIES from FRECKER FARMS and CONCORD GRAPES from VINCENT FARMS

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Week of September 13th

CSA Contains:
RED LEAF LETTUCE
CARROTS
GREEN KALE
RASPBERRIES
GREEN BEANS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
GREEN ZUCCHINI
RED TOMATOES
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
CILANTRO
ANANAS MELON (a pale fleshed melon that is juicy and crisp)
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, STRAWBERRIES and CHERRY TOMATOES from FRECKER FARMS,

FRUIT EXPANSION CONTAINS: RASPBERRIES and STRAWBERRIES
*note to subscribers: We are working hard in our orchard to provide a wide variety of fruit in the future. Please bear with us!

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Week of August 23rd

The Galia melon is a cantaloupe-honeydew cross. It’s a super sweet and amazing melon. When you receive your melon, locate the circle at the top of the melon where the stem came off and take a big whiff. If you don’t small anything, it might benefit your melon to sit on your counter for a few days. If your melon smells super sweet already go ahead and put it in your fridge or enjoy immediately.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
RED BELL PEPPERS
LEMON CUCUMBERS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
RED BUTTER LETTUCE
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
RED CHERRY TOMATOES
YELLOW ONIONS
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
GALIA MELON
LACINATO KALE
BIG BOX ADD: GREEN ZUCCHINI, CARROTS, RASPBERRIES, GREEN LEAF LETTUCE, AMBROSIA MELON

FRUIT EXPANSION CONTAINS: STRAWBERRIES & RASPBERRIES
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Week of August 16th

CSA box includes:
CANTALOUPE
CARROTS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
RASPBERRIES
BI-COLOR CORN
RED GRAPE TOMATOES
GREEN ZUCCHINI
RED TOMATOES on the vine (coming to an end)
BASIL
RED BELL PEPPERS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, RED BUTTER LETTUCE, LACINATO KALE, CUCUMBERS, PIEL de SAPO MELON

FRUIT EXPANSION ADD: RASPBERRIES & BLACKBERRIES

Charred Zucchini Mexican Sweet Corn Salad

Ingredients:
3 medium zucchini, ends cut off and halved lengthwise
1 sweet pepper, cored and cut in half
5 ears sweet corn, husks removed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small jalapeno pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
Dressing
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon agave syrup
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
(Find the full recipe and directions here at Whole and Heavenly Oven)

Sweet Corn, Cherry Tomato and Zucchini Salad

Ingredients:
2 medium zucchinis
2 ears of sweet corn
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 small avocado, diced
1 cup almond milk
2 Tbsp ranch seasoning
1/2 tsp salt
(Find the full recipe and ingredients here at An Oregon Cottage)

Vegan Chili Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients:
FRIES:
1 batch Oil Free Baked Sweet Potato Fries
CHILI:
1 red onion, chopped
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup chopped carrots
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon cumin
28 oz. can chopped tomatoes
2 15 oz. can beans (kidney and black)
½ teaspoon salt plus more to taste
TOPPINGS:
Avocado
Nutritional yeast
Cilantro
Vegan Sour Cream
Vegan Cheese
(Find the full recipe and ingredients here at The Conscious Eater)

Raspberry Melon Breakfast Bowls

Ingredients:
1 ripe cantaloupe, about 2 pounds
½ cup Greek yogurt, or coconut yogurt for dairy free and Vegan
1½ cups fresh raspberries, 6 ounces
½-2/3 cup of granola, I used Maple Cinnamon Granola
Maple syrup or honey for drizzling (although probably not needed says Carolyn)
(Find the full recipe and directions here at Get Inspired Everyday)

Week of August 9th – Summer Bliss Box

We picked some extra lemons for your box this week right from our orchard. Hope you enjoy them. I was surprised to see organic lemons for over $1 each in the store!!

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
CILANTRO
RASPBERRIES
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
RED TOMATOES on the vine
WATERMELON
RED BELL PEPPERS
RED BUTTER LETTUCE
STRAWBERRIES from SUNRISE ORGANIC FARMS
CUCUMBERS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, RED LEAF LETTUCE, CANTELOUPE, GOLD ZUCCHINI, YELLOW GRAPE TOMATOES

FRUIT EXPANSION: STRAWBERRIES & RASPBERRIES

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Happy August

Summer is flying by! It’s already August and melons are rolling in. This week we are featuring one of my favorite melons. It’s a canary melon! Super sweet and crunchy, this melon will be sure to satisfy you on a hot day. I know it looks like a spaghetti squash, but don’t bake it in your oven. I hope you’ve been enjoying the tomatoes. I’m a bit obsessed with the red tomatoes on the vine so I’ve been including them weekly until the crop subsides.
Happy Fiesta to everyone. I think we will stay inside and hide away with the chickens and piggies, but I hope you all have an excellent week!

CSA Contains:
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
CARROTS
GREEN BEANS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
RED TOMATOES on the vine
BLACKBERRIES
RASPBERRIES
CANARY MELON
GREEN ZUCCHINI
YELLOW ONIONS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, RED TOMATOES, ITALIAN PARSLEY, CUCUMBERS

FRUIT EXPANSION: BLACKBERRIES and RASPBERRIES

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Week of July 26th

Summer brings all kinds of sweets. We hope you are enjoying everything and our fruits and veggies have set the standard for how food should taste.
Interested in quail eggs? We are selling them by the dozen. Add quail, turkey or chicken eggs to your box.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
DELICATA SQUASH
RED TOMATOES on the VINE
YELLOW GRAPE TOMATOES
RED BUTTER LETTUCE
CANTALOUPE
STRAWBERRIES from FRECKER FARMS
BLACKBERRIES
CUCUMBERS
LEEKS
BIG BOX ADD: ROMAINE LETTUCE, CARROTS, LACINATO KALE, GREEN ZUCCHINI, FENNEL from FRECKER FARMS

FRUIT EXPANSION CONTAINS: STRAWBERRIES & BLACKBERRIES
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Week of July 19th

We are really lucky to be avoiding the hot spots of the Whittier fire at the moment. We do farm property up on El Capitan, but the winds have not pushed the fire our direction. Our blessings go out to the people working so hard to protect us and the people who have been affected by the fire.
We’ve only been farming up in Buellton for about 2 years now, but I’ve noticed a huge contrast between the 30 minute drive from Goleta to the valley. In summer time most of your produce is coming from up here in Buellton with our consistently warm weather. All the summer veggies bask in the heat up here. As the weather cools down we get to continue bringing you variety with the milder climates in Goleta. The farms that are not in use get planted with cover crops and the soil gets to regenerate. We are huge composters and get excited when big loads of horse manure, which otherwise would be waste, show up at the farm. Supporting your local farms ensures that we can continue supporting our earth.
Shop for extra berries, honey and our free roaming farm eggs in the CSA store here.

CSA Box Contains:
GREEN BEANS
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
BLACKBERRIES
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CUCUMBERS
RED TOMATOES on the vine
YELLOW CHERRY TOMATOES
YELLOW ONIONS
STRAWBERRIES from FRECKER FARMS
BIG BOX ADD: RED LEAF LETTUCE, RASPBERRIES, GREEN ZUCCHINI, LACINATO KALE, STRAWBERRIES

FRUIT EXPANSION ADD: STRAWBERRIES and RASPBERRIES

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