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I’ve been a CSA member for a while now. (For those who don’t know what CSA stands for: Community Supported Agriculture. The real definition: Boxes of local organic veggies appear weekly in my garage.) I love it and I hate it. I love it because, hey have you ever tried a sweet potato that was [...]

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Yesterday, four people neglected to pick up their CSA boxes. Four! That meant that I had more than 100 carrots, eight bunches of broccoli, four large bags of potatoes, four large bags of sweet potatoes, four butternut squashes — there was a lot more, but you get the picture. A lot of fresh, organic produce. [...]

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The Bugs Got the Eggplant

Every Tuesday we get our organic vegetable share. It’s always so exciting — what will be in the box this week? The farmer has a blog that highlights recipes and gives a little background about the crops: what’s coming, what’s going on, how they are getting along. This week’s newsletter contained the following: We were [...]

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As many of you know, I belong to an amazing community-supported agriculture program called the Golden Earthworm Farm. This year, in fact, I am a drop-off location, which means my house is the place where 19 people come to get their just-picked organic veggies. While the price is pretty reasonable — about $20 per week [...]

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My first CSA came yesterday. A huge box literally brimming with veggies and berries. I got two huge heads of Boston lettuce, an equally huge head of red leaf lettuce, a pint of strawberries, a huge bunch of spinach, a bag of arugula, French breakfast radishes, baby Japanese salad turnips and about ten or so [...]

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I just emailed my local CSA — an organic farm called Golden Earthworm. I’ve been a member off and on for about five years. (The year before last I didn’t sign up in time and got shut out.) I wanted to make sure I’d be on the list again. Belonging to a CSA is sort [...]

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It’s Friday, which means it’s Favorite Things day: My opportunity to share some of my latest Web finds with all of you. (And yes, my readership is actually growing!) This week it is all about keeping it green. Little Girl is my very active baby. (A fellow blogger and friend told me not to write [...]

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