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Farm Happenings (#17 DELIVERY SUMMER out of 20)

Posted on September 15th, 2022 by Diane Riehm

Farmer Phil's TOP 5 from the field this week!

* These LOOK very healthy!  
 oh-so good! 
* Harvesting PLENTY right NOW!

1. Leeks - Raw leeks do especially well in salads.
2. Potatoes - Keep in the dark. A paper bag will do.
3. Fall Squash - Cut in half, remove seeds. Place the squash halves facing downward in a microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of water. Heat on high for 5 minutes. Flip over, add butter, microwave another 5 minutes.
4. Roasts & Steaks - From livestock raised in Riehm's own pastured field and grain finished. 
5. Pears - For faster ripening, place in a paper bag and leave on the counter. Check every 2 days. Refrigerate when they start to turn yellow.

EAT with the season to grab the most NUTRITION!

According to the website "Interesting Facts", the health benefits of leeks include:
  • Eye health
  • Preventing cataracts
  • Keeping skin clean and healthy
  • Supporting cardiovascular health
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Preventing anemia
  • Relieving inflammation

Leeks are widely used in soups and stews, especially as a complement to potatoes and can be cooked whole as a vegetable.

There is even a “leek soup diet” that supposedly helps with weight loss!!!

Watch week #16 CSA Market Box Unboxing...

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LOOK who won this week's Bingo Board...Bethany Mohre

*** SPECIAL TREAT coming your way! *** Pumpkin Butter

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Phil, John & Diane Riehm
Riehm Produce Farm