In Your Share This Week:it's still a green, green harvest. If we EVER get a true warm spell, the peas and lettuces will slow down, but on the up side, the tomatoes and beans will LOVE it. For now, enjoy the leafy goodness this extended cool weather has brought.
The sweetest little Napa Cabbage
Kale OR Swiss Chard
Lettuces, all kinds
Baby Salad Mix
Peas! Snow or Snap
Announcements:1. Heart-of-Summer shares start Tuesday July 21, or Wednesday July 22, or Saturday July 25, and run six weeks. Heart of Summer shares ARE still available. Know someone on the fence about joining a CSA, or just up here for the summer? Send them our way.
2. Dilly Bean pickling/preserving workshop here at Birch Point, in partnership with ISLAND. Tuesday Aug 4, 6-8:30 pm (during/after CSA pickup). $40 per person, learn the art of dilly bean preserving and pickling/canning safety, and take home jars of the end product! Oryana member discount. Pre-registration required. All details and how to register HERE
3. "Kaia's Cookies," made by our neighbor Kaia herself, are available to purchase at Tuesday CSA pickup. Kaia and her mom bake delicious gluten-free and dairy-free desserts. Support a young entrepreneur, and get a delectable treat next time you're here on Tuesday.
4. Upcoming: Children's Garden workday and events (e.g. cooking demo, fermenting, etc) on the way- stay tuned!
Recipe:Farm-ikopita (or Spanikopita made with whatever farmy green-ness you have on hand)
modified from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/spanakopita-greek-spinach-pie/