College Spring 2017 - Week #3

Featured Farm: Champlain Orchards

Champlain Orchards is 100 year-old orchard located in Shoreham, Vermont. It's currently owned by husband and wife Bill Suhr and Adrea Scott, who run the orchard with a robust crew. The apple orchard and organic farm have a beautiful view of Lake Champlain toward the Adirondack Mountains.

They grow a wide variety of fruit, including over 40 varieties of apples, using Eco Apple Certification methods. This Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy uses the most eco-sensitive, minimally treated, natural methods possible to grow fruit!

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In Our Baskets This Week... 

*Certified Organic  |  **Eco Apple Certified  |  ***Grown using organic methods, not certified
Meet Our Producers

Vermont Vegetable

  • Yellow Onions*  |  Burnt Rock Farm  |  Huntington, VT
  • Orange Carrots*  |  River Berry Farm |  Fairfax, VT
  • Fingerling Potatoes*  |  Hazendale Farm  |  Greensboro, VT
  • Gold Beets*  |  Jericho Settlers Farm  |  Jericho,  VT
  • Mushrooms***  |  AH Mushrooms  |  Colchester, VT
  • Apple Cider**  |  Champlain Orchards  |  Shoreham, VT

Omnivore Package - Includes Vermont Vegetables, plus...

  • Wild Alaskan Salmon  |  Starbird Fish  |  Burlington, VT
  • Cultured Butter  |  Ploughgate Creamery  |  Fayston, VT
  • Basil Pesto   |  Joe's Kitchen  |  East Montpelier, VT

Localvore Package - Includes Vermont Vegetables, plus...

  • Wild Alaskan Salmon  |  Starbird Fish  |  Burlington, VT
  • Cultured Butter |  Ploughgate Creamery  |  Fayston, VT
  • Basil Pesto   |  Joe's Kitchen  |  East Montpelier, VT
  • Bread: Seeded Baguette*  
  • Pasture Raised Eggs


Bread - Cheddar Cheese - Eggs

  • Bread: Seeded Baguette*  |  Red Hen Baking Co.  |  Middlesex, VT

  • Cheddar Cheese  |  Shelburne Farms  |  Shelburne, VT

  • Pasture Raised Eggs  |  Besteyfield Farm  |  Charlotte, VT

Recipes & Cooking Tips

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Eat This First: Mushrooms, Apple Cider, and Gold Beets.

  • Mushrooms will have the best flavor when eaten fresh. We love pairing them with eggs for breakfast - be sure to check out our new mushroom and egg toast recipe! 
  • Apple Cider is also best when used promptly - unless you like that fizzy, fermented taste that happens naturally over time. To save for later, store in your freezer.
  • Gold beets are an exciting addition this week! They have a beautiful color. If you are coming from our Fall/Winter season, they'll look amazing paired with red beets in a beet gratin or, steamed, or sliced for a salad.

Omnivore and Localvore Package Recipes

Vermont Vegetable Recipes