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Farm Happenings at One Straw Farm

Farm Happenings for July 30, 2019

Posted on July 26th, 2019
We will have the first of the cherry tomatoes this week! We have also added basil, leeks, and red slicing tomatoes to the list For a quick summer dinner try sautéing cherry tomatoes, spring onion, leeks, and sausage until everything is tender and the tomatoes start to burst. Stir in just enough... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 22, 2019

Posted on July 19th, 2019
New to the availability list this week are shishito peppers. We first grew these last year and they quickly became one of our favorite snacks. The easiest way to prepare them is to put them in a hot cast iron skillet over high heat and stir until they get slightly blistered and charred. Take them out... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 15, 2019

Posted on July 12th, 2019
We have a great week ahead of us! This week will feature the first round of sweet corn along with eggplant and peppers. We have two varieties of eggplant this week. Italian eggplant is the larger variety and is great for slicing into steaks for eggplant parmesan. Japanese eggplant is long and skinny... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 10, 2019

Posted on July 8th, 2019
This week will feature the first of the cucumbers. We like to do a quick refrigerator pickle if we have any leftover after making salads. Slice the cucumbers thin and place them in a non-reactive container. Top with rice vinegar, water, salt, and a little bit of sugar or honey to taste. You can also... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 8, 2019

Posted on July 5th, 2019
This week will feature the first of the green tomatoes. We like to do an early season BLT by lightly breading a slice of green tomato and giving it a quick pan fry in the bacon drippings. Tastes like summer! You will also notice that a couple of items are listed "without tops" this week. As turnips... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 1, 2019

Posted on July 1st, 2019
Happy July 4th Week! As a reminder, if you will not be able to pick up your share this week please take a moment to log in to your account and reschedule the delivery to a later week.  New items this week include fresh onions, fennel, and carrots. If you get onions this week please plan on using... read more »