Week #15 — Note from the Farmer

Dear CSA Member,

We want to say Thank You to all CSA members who made the trip and were able to join us this past weekend for our annual farm visit. The weather was just beautiful, and we enjoyed seeing everyone. Thank you to Big Top Tent for all the tents, tables and chairs, Paradis to Go for the delicious pulled pork and chili, See and Bee kitchen for the buttermilk rolls. Thank you to the vendors who joined us Heather Ridge Farm, and Lewis Waite Farm. Also, a special thanks to the CSA members who brought such delicious potluck items! Check out our Instagram and Facebook page for some farm visit photos.

This week will feel more, and more like fall. Coming in your shares this week is cabbage, potatoes, carrots, onions, winter squash, and more. You will notice your bags are starting to feel a bit heavier as well head into September. We always like to remind everyone that due to the tremendous amounts of rain we had so far this summer please use or freeze your shares up right away. Items will not hod as long due to the excessive rain we have received.

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Honeynut Squash: Should be used up quickly. Again, due to all the rain they will not hold as long as normal. There are many ways you can cook this squash, boiled, baked, sautéed. Anyway you choose it will be delicious! Try these great recipes.
Savory Stuffer Honeynut Squash
Caramelized Onion-Bacon Cranberry Honeynut Squash

Beet Greens: Beets greens are loaded with vitamins and they are delicious. They taste comparable to a spinach. Cut the tops off the beets, wash and they are ready to use.
Sautéed Beet Greens with Garlic and Olive Oil

Dill: Our favorite is Potatoes and Dill! Check out the recipes below.
Parsley-Dill Potatoes
41 Fresh Dill Recipes That Aren’t Just for Pickles

Cabbage: With many health benefits cabbage is a vegetable you can cook to go with almost any meal.
39 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Dill- In a damp paper towel in the fridge.
Cabbage, Beans, Beets, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots- in the crisper drawer.

Eat Me UP!– Potatoes, Onions, Dill
Zero Waste! Freeze, or Can!– Squash, Cabbage, Beans, Beets,
Have questions on how to preserve some these items?
Email the farm info@stoneledge.farm

Enjoy the Harvest,
Candice for everyone at Stoneledge Farm


What’s in the Bag — Week #14

UPDATED LIST — Posted Monday evening


  • Green beans – 1 pound
  • Tomatoes – 2 (These are probably the last of the tomatoes.)
  • Asian eggplant – 2
  • Edamame -1 bunch.  (Edamame are soybeans. Pluck the pods from the stalk and rinse. Steam the pods for 5 or so minutes. Drain. Sprinkle salt on the warm pods and pop the beans out of the pod.
  • Carrots – 4
  • Dill -1 bunch
  • Broccoli – 2 heads
  • Red onions – 2
  • Cabbage-1 head  (The cabbage will keep in your refrigerator.  Great for making sauerkraut in a Mason jar or coleslaw.  Recipes for both can be found on the farm website in the recipe section.)
  • Potatoes – 2 pounds
  • Peppers-  2
  • Habanero hot peppers – take as many as you like. (Habaneros are a very hot pepper, and caution is needed when preparing and eating.)
Fruit Share
  • 1 bag Bartlett pears
  • 1 bag nectarines
  • 1 box Concord grapes
Mushroom Share
  • Shiitake

What’s in the Bag — Week 6

Full Vegetable Share
Bright Lights Swiss chard – 1 bunch
Summer Squash – 2 pieces
Marketmore Green Cucumbers – 2
Eggplant – 2
Scallions – 1 bunch
Caraflex Cabbage – 1 head
Currants -1 basket. Currants are a fruit that we grow on the farm. Slightly tart. You can add them to cooked dishes or make a sauce by cooking them with some water and sugar. I use currant sauce with poultry as you would cranberry sauce.
Dill – 1 bunch. You can’t have all these cucumbers and not have dill.
Boothby Blonde/Poona Kheera cucumbers – 4

Half Vegetable Share
Even gets cabbage

Mushroom Share

Fruit Share
1 box each of local no-spray blueberries and local sweet cherries.