Archive for June 2016

CSA Vegetable of the Week, June 27, 2016

Jalapenos!! Jalapeno peppers contain capsaicin, a powerful active component of chili peppers that is used in a variety of beneficial ways. Capsaicin has been tested, in both the chili powder and the purified active form extracted from peppers, and shown that it may inhibit the growth of foodborne bacteria. Capsaicin is also believed to contribute…

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In Your Box This Week, June 27, 2016

Small Box 2 lbs Yukon Potatoes 1 Texas Sweet Onion 3 Jalapeno Peppers 1 bunch French Radish 3 lbs Valencia Oranges 1 lb Yellow Zucchini 1 Romaine Lettuce 1 bunch Round Carrots Large Box 1 bunch Round Carrots 1 Romaine Lettuce 3 Bi-color Corn 1 bunch Easter Radish 1 Red Cabbage 1 lb Yellow Zucchini…

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CSA Produce of the Week, June 20, 2016

Tangelos Tangelos are rich in dietary fiber and a variety of essential vitamins and minerals. A cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine, tangelos contain a high concentration of the same flavonoid compounds present in other members of the citrus fruit family, including oranges. A diet with a high intake of the nutrients and compounds…

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In Your Box This Week, June, 20, 2016

Small Box 1 lb Yellow Wax Beans 1 bunch Bok Choy 1 Hass Avocado 4 Bi-Color Corn 1 Green Cabbage 1 Green Butter Lettuce 1 lb Red Norland Potatoes 1 bunch Chicory 1 lb Tangelos Large Box 2 lbs Tangelos 4 Bi-Color Corn 1 lb Yellow Wax Beans 1 bunch Chard 1 bunch Bok Choy…

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CSA Vegetable of the Week, June 13, 2016

Red Norland Potatoes Potatoes are considered to be a great source of carbohydrates. If cooked/ prepared properly, potatoes are a healthful food that contain an excellent source of potassium, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and vitamin C. It has all to do with how much resistant starch they contain. If you bake…

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In Your Box This Week, June 13, 2016

Small Box 1 lb Blue Lake Beans 2 lbs Red Norland Potatoes 1 bunch Mizuna 1 Red Leaf Lettuce 1 bunch Yellow Carrots 1 Texas Sweet Onion 1 bunch Italian Parsley 2 Cucumbers 1 lb Tangerines Large Box 1 lb Pickling Cucumbers 1 Hass Avocado 1 bunch Cilantro 1 lb Blue Lake Beans 2 lbs…

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CSA Vegetable of the Week – June 6, 2016

Artichokes! Artichokes are a good source of antioxidants as well as Vitamin C. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database, artichoke provides 15 percent of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. Not only is Artichoke a great source of Vitamin C but based on the ORAC system, it is considered to have…

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In Your Box This Week, June 6, 2016

Small Box 3 Bi-Color Corn 1 bunch Watermelon Radish 1 Lemon 1 pound mixed Squash 1 basket Blueberries 1 Lola Rosa Lettuce 2 Artichokes 1 bunch Green Onions 1 bunch Orange Carrots Large Box 3 Bi-Color Corn 1 bunch Orange Carrots 1 bunch Bok Choy 1 bunch Green Onions 2 Artichokes 1 Green Leaf Lettuce…

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