July 1st

2014 CSA Week 5: July 1st-July 6th
Happy Independence Day everyone!  The summer season is in full swing with lots of hot weather vegetables ripe and ready! This week, look out for squash blossoms, green and yellow peppersbeets or turnipsyellow squashyellow and green zucchiniyellow patty pan squashmint, and our first tomatoes of the season!.  Sites that don’t get certain items this week will receive them next week so don’t worry if some of these items were not in your share bags. You’ve probably noticed that your shares are much heavier!


Farm Store Hours and Pick-Up Information
CSABucks Members & Traditional CSA Members Picking Up at Fair Oaks – This week, in observance of the July 4th holiday, the farm store will be open on Thursday, 3pm -6pm, andSunday, 10am -2pm.
Traditional CSA Members that Do NOT Pick Up at Fair Oaks —  Please don’t forget to leave an empty bag at your pick-up site when you come to collect your share each week so we can fill it with the next week’s share!  We wouldn’t want you to have to skip a share because there is no bag for us to fill.
Summer Recipes
Wondering what to do with the produce in this week’s share? Check out these enticing recipes!
Don’t throw away those turnip greens-which are both delicious and rich in nutrients! Click here to learn how to prepare them.
Check out this simple but tasty recipe or sautéed squash with basil and feta!
Combine your fresh tomatoes and mint into this refreshing summer salad!
Upcoming Events
Field To Plate Dinner–  On Sunday June 29th Capital Taste successfully hosted their first Field to Plate dinner at East Lynn Farm.  Writes Chef Mackenzie, “I wanted to highlight the freshness of the beautiful produce from the garden. I wanted to take the flavors and elevate them in a powerful way.” A great time was had by all!

The next dinner will be held on Sunday July 20th, and will feature a completely different menu. You can RSVP by visiting Bookalokal.com or Capitaltaste.com or by emailing info@capitaltaste.com. We hope to see you there!
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