Monthly Archives: May 2014

CSA and Juice Feast for May 28th

It’s been a while since we’ve received fresh onions. We had some onion failures this year and the bulbs never quite sized up. We picked what we could and saved them for the CSA, while the rest are disked under. The saved onions will be a lot smaller than normal, but are sweet and delicious. The bigger onions will follow as we turn the corner into summer. Farming is a hard job and we don’t always win the battle.

CSA contains:
GREEN BELL PEPPERS
RAINBOW CHARD
CARROTS
RED LEAF LETTUCE
STRAWBERRIES
ONIONS
RADISHES
RED TOMATOES
CILANTRO
BLUEBERRIES from WHITNEY RANCH
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, STRAWBERRIES, TOMATOES, SALAD MIX, LACINATO KALE
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CSA and Juice Feast for May 21st

We are in between a lot of crops on the farm and so we reached out for variety from our local organic neighboring farms to fill the boxes this week. It’s great for our boxes and our community. We are looking forward to apricots from Vincent farms in a few weeks!
We’ve reduced the price on turkey eggs as the warm weather has brought on more quantity. We are asking our local bakery Deux to switch to organic, so if you like bread, please keep supporting the bakery so we can make a reason for her to switch.
Cranberry cashew granola is in full swing and we are offering it in 32 oz bags. You have to have a bag of this granola made right here in Goleta! And we will have plenty of plain aged farmhouse cheese from Casitas valley creamery next week. I’m trying to reduce the price a little for sale, but please keep in mind you are supporting a small family creamery that make each round of cheese by hand.

CSA contains:
RED LEAF LETTUCE
CARROTS
STRAWBERRIES
LEEKS
CILANTRO
SUGAR SNAP PEAS
RED BEETS
GREEN ZUCCHINI
CUCUMBERS from ELLWOOD CANYON FARMS
CELERY from RANCHO DE LA FAMILIA
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, STRAWBERRIES, SALAD MIX, SAVOY CABBAGE from ELLWOOD CANYON FARMS, PIXIE MANDERINES from SOMMERS RANCH
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CSA and Juice Feast for May 14th

As we head into late spring/early summer this is when the CSA shares become lit up with color. Tasty treats like cool cucumbers, sweet red cherry tomatoes and fava beans are nestled in the box this week. We grow a lot of zucchini on the farm and I’ve learned it to be a very versatile vegetable so keep an eye on our recipe suggestions. A variety of colored peppers, big red tomatoes, heirlooms, green beans, fresh basil, sweet spring onions, assorted melons and more are on the horizon.

CSA for May 14th contains:
ENGLISH CUCUMBERS
RED CHERRY TOMATOES
FAVA BEANS
CARROTS
RED LEAF LETTUCE
RED RADISHES
YELLOW ZUCCHINI
STRAWBERRIES
BASIL
LACINATO KALE
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, 3 pak of STRAWBERRIES, RED BUTTER LETTUCE, DILL

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CSA and Juice Feast for May 7th

Tomatoes, yellow zucchini, green bell peppers and cucumbers on the horizon just to name a few!

Cindy Dollar, a local chef is making homemade granola for the CSA. Each month is a different flavor and May is cranberry cashew! Add a bag onto your order here in our store.

CSA contents for May 7th
CARROTS
STRAWBERRIES
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CAULIFLOWER
RED BEETS
BUNCHED SPINACH
ITALIAN PARSLEY
COLLARD GREENS
SUGAR SNAP PEAS
GREEN ZUCCHINI
BIG BOX ADD: BASIL, CARROTS, STRAWBERRIES, HASS AVOCADOS, RED LEAF LETTUCE
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