FALL CSA 2021 – WEEK 9

Pick up will be at the Cook Field parking lot pavilion on Thursday, October 28, between 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Produce this week:

Arugula
Carrots
Garlic
Peppers
Radishes
Spaghetti squash
Spinach

Self-select items available this week:

Asian greens
Cherry tomatoes
Lettuce
Tomatoes

*Note that the produce list is tentative and may change slightly due to weather and crop ripeness.

These beautifully colored and nutrient-dense root vegetables are delicious, both raw and cooked! They are fantastic for fighting off the flu and seasonal colds as they are packed with B6, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iodine, and folate! Try one of these immunity-boosting recipes below:

Daikon and Carrot Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 purple daikon radishes
  • 1-2 carrots 
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 juiced lime
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • (Optional) sesame seeds

Instructions: 

  • Slice radishes and carrots into matchsticks
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss

Purple Daikon Chips

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 purple daikon radishes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: 

  • Wash and thinly slice radishes 
  • Coat with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  • Lay slices evenly on a baking sheet
  • Bake at 375˚F for 7-10 minutes or until crispy

Daikon and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 purple daikon radishes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • (Optional) sesame seeds and red pepper flakes

Instructions:

  • Peel and thinly slice radishes and cucumber
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss

Be sure to check out the Institute for Food Farm’s What We Grow website for information about how to use and prepare different produce and for some great recipes!

Are you interested in opportunities to volunteer at the Farm?

If so, sign up to volunteer using the following link to volunteer: https://volunteersignup.org/9D4M7. There are multiple spots for each date listed. Note that the time indicates 9am-5pm, but you can volunteer for any amount of time during that period. Any volunteer (signed up online or not) also will need to sign a paper copy when they arrive at the Farm.

Thank you for supporting this year’s Fall CSA!