Monthly Archives: November 2018

Week of November 14th – Holiday Announcements

We WILL BE making CSA boxes next week. If you need to skip your share please log into your account here, click on the “delivery hold” tab and enter the dates you need to skip. The sooner we know the better so we can plan accordingly. I also wanted to mention we will be skipping weeks of December 19th -26th. You do not need to do anything for those weeks, your account has already been placed on hold. We are taking a few weeks to take a break and regroup for the new year. Looking forward to making 2019 the best yet.
We will also be collecting CSA donations for the Lompoc Homeless Shelter this year. Any donations can be deducted from your account and will be matched by us to buy bulk produce for the shelter. They have been trying to provide more fresh produce and we’d love to help them make this happen.
I’ve been reading a lot into Ayurveda recently. I feel like I’m behind the curve. It’s based on two guiding principles: 1) The mind and the body are inextricably connected, and 2) nothing has more power than the mind to heal and transform the body. Ayurveda provides us with the language to explain what our bodies already know. It speaks a lot about the vibration of foods. Just like people and places have a certain vibration, so does food. And freshly picked veggies are the highest and most alkaline of all food. There’s an Ayurvedic proverb that says “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” I am very grateful to be bringing you these healing and nurturing foods. From our farm to your table. Enjoy.

CSA Contains:
BROCCOLI from SUNRISE ORGANICS
CARROTS
RED BEETS
RED TOMATOES
GREEN KALE
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CELERY
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMAMA ORCHARDS
DILL
GARNET YAMS from QUAIL H. FARMS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, RED LEAF LETTUCE, CHERRY TOMATOES, GOLD ZUCCHINI, GREEN CABBAGE

FRUIT EXPANSION: FUYU PERSIMMONS from FRECKER FARMS and STRAWBERRIES from SUNRISE ORGANICS (limited this week as everything froze)

JUICE FEAST:
RED CABBAGE
CARROTS
RED BEETS
RED TOMATOES
GREEN KALE
ROMAINE LETTUCE
CELERY
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMAMA ORCHARDS
CUCUMBERS
LACINATO KALE

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Week of November 7th – REMEMBER TO VOTE

“Vote with your fork” is a common saying in the local food movement. And it’s an act that can have very real impacts for local farmers–we all feel it in a positive way when you vote with your fork and choose local, organic food. But you can do more. You can vote with your voice, too.
Tomorrow, make your actions count double: VOTE with your VOICE and your fork. Because both matter.
We are already starting to plan for our Thanksgiving CSA box on the 21st/22nd. If you are going to be out of town or do not need your box that week please put your share on hold NOW. That would really help us plan for picking.
I will post food photos for the recipes below asap! My photo editor likes to stop working on Monday afternoons :/
Don’t forget the GIFT OF A CSA box for the holidays. We will include a bi-weekly rustic country french bread with your gift of health. You can purchase certificates in our CSA store or send me an email to set it up. Include a plantable card from Green Field Paper for $4 extra.

CSA Contains:
CARROTS
GREEN BEANS from FRECKER FARMS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
RED CHERRY TOMATOES
CUCUMBERS
BUTTERNUT SQUASH
ARUGULA
CIPPOLINI ONIONS
RED BELL PEPPERS
STRAWBERRIES from SUNRISE ORGANICS
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, ROMAINE LETTUCE, MINI SWEET BELL PEPPERS from SUNRISE ORGANICS, PURPLE CABBAGE from FRECKER FARMS, CILANTRO

FRUIT EXPANSION: STRAWBERRIES from SUNRISE ORGANICS and FUYU PERSIMMONS from GIVENS ORCHARD

JUICE FEAST:
CARROTS
FUJI APPLES from CUYAMA ORCHARDS
ROMAINE LETTUCE
LACINATO KALE
CUCUMBERS
PURPLE CABBAGE
CILANTRO
RED BELL PEPPERS
STRAWBERRIES from SUNRISE ORGANICS
CELERY

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