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Newsletter | Week of September 3, 2018

 Fields at Burnt Rock Farm follow along the path of the river in Huntington, VT. This week, we have lettuce, cherry tomatoes, ppotatoes, and garlic coming from the team at Burnt Rock Farm.

Fields at Burnt Rock Farm follow along the path of the river in Huntington, VT. This week, we have lettuce, cherry tomatoes, ppotatoes, and garlic coming from the team at Burnt Rock Farm.

 

In Our Baskets This Week

*Certified Organic **Eco Apple Certified | Meet Our Farmers and Food Makers

Vermont Vegetable Package

  • Lettuce* | Pitchfork Farm in Burlington & River Berry Farm in Fairfax

  • Cherry Tomatoes* | Burnt Rock Farm in Huntington & River Berry Farm in Fairfax & Rockville Market Farm in Starksboro

  • "Pristine" Apples** | Champlain Orchards

  • Red Potatoes* | Burnt Rock Farm in Huntington

  • Garlic* | Bella Farm in Monkton & Burnt Rock Farm in Huntington

  • Variety Size only: Oregano* | Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg

  • Variety Size only: Bell & Italian Peppers* | Pitchfork Farm in Burlington

Omnivore Package

The Omnivore Package includes your Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Beef Sirloin/Strip Steak | Maple Wind Farm in Huntington & Health Hero Farm in South Hero & Snug Valley Farm in East Hardwick

  • Chévre Goat Cheese* | Does' Leap Farm

  • Salted Bourbon Goat Milk Caramel | Fat Toad Farm in Brookfield

Localvore Package

The Localvore Package includes your Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Beef Sirloin/Strip Steak | Maple Wind Farm in Huntington & Health Hero Farm in South Hero & Snug Valley Farm in East Hardwick

  • Chévre Goat Cheese* | Does' Leap Farm

  • Salted Bourbon Goat Milk Caramel | Fat Toad Farm in Brookfield

  • Bread: Baguette* | Red Hen Baking Company

  • Pasture Raised Eggs | Besteyfield Farm

 

Weekly Subscriptions

Bread: Baguette*

Red Hen Baking Co.

Cheddar Cheese

Shelburne Farms

Pasture Raised Eggs

Besteyfield Farm

 

Cooking & Storage Tips

This week's basket is an amazing summer picnic waiting to happen! All of the items store fairly well, so you can wait until the weekend to make most of these dishes, if you need to. 

  • Eat this first: Lettuce - this week's beautiful leafy green lettuce should be chopped up for a salad right away. Yum!

  • Cherry Tomatoes will have the best flavor and texture if you keep them out of the fridge - just be sure to eat them within a couple of days when they've reached perfect ripeness, so they don't spoil.

 

Recipes

Our Recipe Team had Monday off for Labor Day, so we've put together a collection of recipes from other blogs and websites to get you though this week!

Pan Seared Oven Roasted Strip Steak

Steak and Potato Salad with Goat Cheese

Pepper and Steak Fajitas

Try these recipes for baked caramel applescaramel apple tarts, or caramel apple skillet pancakes from Fat Toad Farm

Or, try a simple Apple Crisp

Pasta with roasted cherry tomatoes, garlic, and oregano (Try 20-Minute Cherry Tomato Penne Pasta if you like to have a recipe to follow)

Stuffed Peppers with Goat Cheese, Garlic, and Cherry Tomatoes

Potato Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers (written by local award-winning chef Molly Stevens)