Week of January 29th

A lot of people have noticed my emails being diverted into their spam folder recently. Make sure to add carolyn@somethinggoodorganics to your preferred list to make sure you receive all our updates. We never share your information and will only notify you with updates concerning your account and updates in the box.
Although the chickens have slowed down for the winter, our ducks are going strong. Check out our duck eggs in the CSA store. They are similar size to a large chicken egg. They have a hard shell and a thicker membrane making it a little more difficult to crack. I think they are great for cooking too. They are really delicious and I didn’t really notice a difference in taste vs. a chicken egg. Available for a limited time in our store. We are looking forward to ramping up the season for our chickens and adding a new flock come spring time.
We are also patiently awaiting a huge variety of fruit trees that will be planted this year. A very sweet future is ahead. Hoping this winter bounty will fill your fridge and warm your hearts as you eat it.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GREEN CABBAGE from SUNRISE ORGANICS
BROCCOLI
CELERY
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
RUBY GRAPEFRUIT from B&J Ranch
RED LEAF LETTUCE
ITALIAN PARSLEY
LEEKS
LACINATO KALE
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, BUNCHED SPINACH, RED BEETS, FENNEL

FRUIT EXPANSION: SATSUMA TANGERINES and FUJI APPLES

JUICE FEAST:
GREEN CABBAGE
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS
CELERY
RUBY GRAPEFRUIT
ITALIAN PARSLEY
LACINATO KALE
BUNCHED SPINACH
RED BEETS
FENNEL
CARROTS

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Week of January 22nd

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
BUNCHED SPINACH
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS
KOHLRABI
ROMAINE LETTUCE
GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H. FARMS
BROCCOLI from SUNRISE ORGANICS
HASS AVOCADOS from SAN ROQUE FARMS (will need to ripen)
RED BEETS
BIG BOX ADD: LACINATO KALE, CARROTS, RED LEAF LETTUCE, more tbd

FRUIT EXPANSION: SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLENN ANNIE ORGANICS
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
BUNCHED SPINACH
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS x2
ROMAINE LETTUCE
RED BEETS
LACINATO KALE
CELERY
CILANTRO
GREEN CABBAGE

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Week of January 15

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
CHIOGGIA BEETS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
CAULIFLOWER from SUNRISE ORGANICS
RED LEAF LETTUCE
CELERY
LEEKS
GREEN CABBAGE
BUNCHED SPINACH
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H FARMS
BIG BOX: SALAD MIX, RADISHES from SUNRISE ORGANICS, ITALIAN PARSLEY, CARROTS, BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA FARM

FRUIT EXPANSION: BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA FARM and FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLEN

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
CHIOGGIA BEETS
BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA
RED LEAF LETTUCE
CELERY X2
FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLEN
GREEN CABBAGE
BUNCHED SPINACH
ITALIAN PARSLEY
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Week of January 8th

Happy New Year and a new decade. This year I’m working to eliminate as much plastic as possible in my life. That means over the next month we will be phasing out plastic bags and replacing them with paper when possible with our CSA program. We also always ask that you return egg cartons and green baskets if available, but we can not accept plastic clam shells (these usually hold berries) or twist ties for reuse. It’s my goal to get to as little waste as possible with our CSA program. Keep in mind that what goes on behind the scenes is saving as well. ALL the boxes we use to pick your produce in get reused and we only purchase minimally packed produce when outsourcing. The amount of plastic accumulated on the planet is beyond concerning and I hope this can be an outlet for those with the same concerns.
With less and more fragile packaging we ask that you pick up your CSA box with both hands in order to avoid produce from rolling around.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
RED BEETS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
WHITE CAULIFLOWER from SUNRISE ORGANICS
FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLENN FARMS
RED BELL PEPPERS
BRUSSELS SPROUTS
CELERY
BUNCHED SPINACH
LACINATO KALE
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, BROCCOLI, SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS, LEEKS

FRUIT EXPANSION: SATSUMA TANGERINES and FUJI APPLES

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
RED BEETS
ITALIAN PARSLEY
FUJI APPLES X2
CELERY X2
BUNCHED SPINACH
LACINATO KALE

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Week of December 18th – Closed until the New Year

This is the last CSA box until the year 2020. We are so grateful to have you as part of our community and sharing in the bounty of the farm. I will be catching up on some much needed sleep and work over the next few weeks and we will resume service on January 8th. If you are a bi-weekly member your next scheduled delivery is January 15th. Happiest holidays to you and your family. I am beyond grateful to offer this service and to connect our community to the farm with delicious food every week.
Don’t forget that we offer gift certificates that you can purchase in the CSA store. We will pop it in the mail with a personalized note from you and they can contact me to start receiving their vegetables.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GARNET YAMS
BROCCOLI
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
BRUSSELS SPROUTS
ARUGULA
RED ONIONS
BUNCHED SPINACH
RED BOAR KALE from SUNRISE ORGANICS
FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLEN FARMS
BIG BOX ADD: RED BEETS, CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, ZUCCHINI, GARNET YAMS

FRUIT EXPANSION: FUJI APPLES and SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE FARMS

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
BUNCHED SPINACH
RED BOAR KALE from SUNRISE ORGANICS
FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLEN FARMS
RED BEETS
SATSUMA TANGERINES
CELERY x2
ITALIAN PARSLEY

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Week of December 11th

We will be closed December 25th – January 2nd. Your account has been placed on hold for those two weeks so there’s nothing you need to do. I’m looking forward t a little down time to catch up with all the chickens and other projects that need extra tlc.
A reminder to old and new CSA members to break down your box at all locations. It’s pretty easy to do. Simply flip the box over horizontally, and pull the tabs in and out. This keeps all drop spots neat and tidy and makes it really seamless for us to collect and reuse them. Thanks for being a part of what we do and supporting local, organic food. With the seasons changing and food growing much more slowly, we look to our neighboring farms for support to fill the boxes.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
RED BEETS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
LEEKS
LACINATO KALE
RED LEAF LETTUCE
BUNCHED SPINACH
FUJI APPLES from GOPHER GLENN ORGANIC APPLE FARM
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
BRUSSELS SPROUTS from RODONI FARMS
CELERY
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, CAULIFLOWER from SUNRISE ORGANICS, BARTLETT PEARS from , ITALIAN PARSLEY

FRUIT EXPANSION: FUJI APPLES and BARTLETT PEARS

JUICE FEAST:
RED BEETS
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
BUNCHED SPINACH
FUJI APPLES from THE APPLE FARM
ITALIAN PARSLEY
BARTLETT PEARS
CELERY X2
LACINATO KALE

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Week of December 4th

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
DELICATA SQUASH from SUNRISE ORGANICS
RED TOMATOES from SUNRISE ORGANICS
WHITE CAULIFLOWER from PADUA FARMS
MINI SWEET PEPPERS
BUNCHED SPINACH
GREEN ZUCCHINI
EASTER EGG RADISHES
FUJI APPLES from THE APPLE FARM
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, RED BUTTER LETTUCE, GREEN CURLY KALE, LEEKS, RED BEETS

FRUIT EXPANSION: SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS and FUJI APPLES from THE APPLE FARM

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
BUNCHED SPINACH X2
CUCUMBERS
FUJI APPLES from THE APPLE FARM
GREEN CURLY KALE
RED BEETS
CELERY
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
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Week of November 27th – Happy Thanks Givens

So much to be thankful for this year. It started out with a bang for me with a positive pregnancy test. We filled the farm with chickens and fruit trees and ramped up our farm stand here in Buellton. We’ve grown the CSA program to reach out and support local schools and hospitals. A little baby boy was born into our lives in October. And as I have lived the past few months with very little sleep, it’s been this CSA program, the consistent weekly veggies and the surrounding support that has kept me grounded. The community has been such a tremendous support to the farm and our family that I give thanks everyday. I’m wishing you and yours the best for this holiday week.
Feel free to do some Thanksgiving shopping in our CSA store. No lines. I promise 🙂 Delivered or picked up with your share.
Please remember we will NOT be making boxes the weeks of December 25th and January 1st. You do not need to put your account on hold as it has already been done for you.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GREEN KALE
WHITE CAULIFLOWER from PADUA FARMS
BUTTERNUT SQUASH
MINI SWEET PEPPERS from SUNRISE ORGANICS
GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H. FARMS
CELERY
ITALIAN PARSLEY
RED BUTTER LETTUCE
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA FARMS, GARNET YAMS, RED BEETS, BUNCHED SPINACH

FRUIT EXPANSION: BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA FARMS and SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
GREEN KALE
CELERY
ITALIAN PARSLEY
ROMAINE LETTUCE
SATSUMA TANGERINES from GLEN ANNIE ORGANICS
RED BEETS
BUNCHED SPINACH
BLUEBERRIES from BELLA VISTA FARMS
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS
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Week of November 20th

If you are planning on skipping your box next week due to the Thanksgiving holidays please do it now. Log into your account here at www.farmigo.com/account/somethinggoodorganics, click on the “delivery hold” tab and enter the dates you’d like to skip. We are already planning for next week’s feast and that would really help us out. I will post next week’s blog as early as possible in the morning so you can plan your holiday meals if you are going to incorporate the CSA box.
The seasons are turning and that means the shares go from the colors of summer to the greens of winter. These veggies are harvested at the peak of freshness to ensure dense nutrient content and delivered to you within 24 hours. So even though those tomatoes in the grocery store look beautiful in December, you can be sure it’s traveled a distance through time to find you. We are so happy to have you supporting local, organic produce.

CSA Contains:
RED BEETS from Sunrise Organics
BUNCHED SPINACH from Sunrise Organics
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CARROTS
RED BELL PEPPERS
GREEN ZUCCHINI
ARUGULA
BARTLETT PEARS from LAKESIDE
EASTER EGG RADISHES
RED CABBAGE from TUTTI FRUTTI
BIG BOX ADD: RED BUTTER LETTUCE, CARROTS, GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H. FARMS, CELERY, PEARS

FRUIT EXPANSION: BARLETT PEARS

JUICE FEAST:
BUNCHED SPINACH
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CARROTS
BARTLETT PEARS X2
LACINATO KALE
CELERY X2
CUCUMBERS
RED CABBAGE

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Week of November 13th

CSA Contains:
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
MINI SWEET PEPPERS
CARROTS
RED LEAF LETTUCE
GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H. FARMS
CELERY
RED CHARD
SHALLOTS
BOSC PEARS from THE APPLE FARM
BRUSSELS SPROUTS from LAKESIDE ORGANICS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, GREEN LEAF LETTUCE, BABY SPINACH, CILANTRO, HEIRLOOM TOMATOES from TUTTI FRUTTI

FRUIT EXPANSION: BOSC PEARS and FUJI APPLES

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
CELERY
RED CHARD
BOSC PEARS from THE APPLE FARM
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS
BABY SPINACH
CILANTRO
CUCUMBERS

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