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Summer Season - Week #16

In Our Baskets This Week... 

*Certified Organic  |  **EcoApple Certified  |  Meet Our Producers

VERMONT VEGETABLE

  • Leeks* | Hazendale Farm | Greensboro, VT
  • Gold Potatoes* | Valley Dream Farm | Cambridge, VT
  • Mesclun* | Diggers' Mirth Collective Farm | Burlington, VT
  • Sweet Italian Peppers* | Maple Wind Farm, Huntington, VT | Intervale Community Farm, Burlington, VT
  • Butter Oyster Mushrooms* | Mousam Valley Mushrooms | Springvale, ME
  • Asian Pears** | Champlain Orchards | Shoreham, VT

OMNIVORE PACKAGE

Includes Vermont Vegetables listed above, plus...

  • Pasture Raised Pork Sausage - Montreal Spice | Maple Wind Farm | Huntington, VT
  • Chèvre Goat Cheese* | Does' Leap Farm | Fairfield, VT
  • Vinaigrette Salad Dressing* | Well Dressed Greens | Burlington, VT
    (This will be the final delivery of Well Dressed Greens, as the family has decided to close up shop! We're sad to see them go! )

BREAD, CHEESE, & EGGS 

  • Bread: Ciabatta* | Red Hen Baking Co. | Middlesex, VT
  • Cheddar Cheese | Shelburne Farms | Shelburne, VT
  • Pasture Raised Eggs | Betseyfield Farm | Burlington, VT

Recipes and Cooking Tips

Quick Tips:

  • Eat this first: Mesclun, mushrooms, corn
  • Leeks can replace onions in almost any dish. We generally only use the lower white and light green parts of the leeks. Give it a try with pasta sauces, risotto, and soups. Here are some instructions on how to clean leeks.
  • Sweet Italian peppers are a bit more flavorful than bell peppers. Great for snacking! Sauté in olive oil, or add them freshly sliced to pasta, pizza, or salad. 
  • Oyster mushrooms have a light and subtle buttery flavor. Try sautéing in a little oil or butter to serve in a stir fry or over pasta.
  • Asian pears are crisp and juicy, great for fresh salads and relishes and also delicious in a crisp with lots of oats and brown sugar! In comparison to the European variety - they have more crunch and grit. They will keep well in your refrigerator, but we suggest eating or cooking them soon to get the best flavor!

 

Recipes:

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