In the Box: Autumn, Week #21

Radicchio
Radicchio, halved. Image via GEOF.

Veg Share*
Butternut Squash – 1 piece
Green Kale – 1 bunch
Escarole – 1 head
Radicchio – 1 head
Broccoli – 2 pieces
Fennel – 2-3 pieces
Dill OR Cilantro – 1 bunch
Spinach – 1 large .75lb bag
Bonus! Garlic seconds – 1 or 2 small pieces (Some garlic is missing a clove or two. We are using up the slightly damaged garlic which still has many good quality cloves. The brown discoloration on some of the cloves is just on the surface and is cosmetic, although you may want to cut it off before using.)
*Contents of the share may fluctuate over the week

Fruit Share
Mixed bag of Empire and Mutsu Apples

Milk Not Jails Dairy Share
Weekly dairy share pick up AND à la carte order pick up!

Lewis Waite Farm CSA Extras
Pick up your Lewis Waite orders today! Forgot to place an order? The next deadline is October 28th for delivery on November 1st. Please place your orders for Thanksgiving Turkeys by November 5th to be guaranteed a bird!!

A few friendly reminders & updates:

Winter Veg & Fruit Shares via Winter Sun Farms
Early bird signup for the Winter Sun Farms winter share continues online. The total price is $137. Read more and sign up online.

NOTES ON THE GOLDEN EARTHWORM VEGGIE SHARE
More delicious fall greens (the Spinach is delightful lightly sautéed), plus Fennel and fall Broccoli! Check our recipe section for more cooking ideas. And try the Escarole and fennel salad recipe which is absolutely fantastic!

NEWS FROM GOLDEN EARTHWORM FARM
The Harvest Festival was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who came out to the farm for the day!

A special thank you to Barbara Garriel for the great music and kids entertainment, and our wonderful chef/bloggers Alexa Weitzman and Sonya and Gaby Gropman. Also thanks to Stacey Ornstein of Allergic to Salad for running the fabulous kids cooking workshop and Kathryn Casey Quigley of North Fork Education Initiative for bringing the kids crafts!

RECIPES FROM GOLDEN EARTHWORM FARM
Fennel with Olive Oil and Parmesan
Radicchio Risotto
Escarole and White Bean Salad with Fennel and Gruyere Cheese

For more info about events and other ways of connecting with the farm, visit the Golden Earthworm Organic Farm website.

Happy eating!

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