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Wild Roots Farm: Community Supported Agriculture

Wild Roots Farm
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Wild Roots

Wild Roots Farm
Amy and Wes Gillingham
669 Cattail Road
Livingston Manor, NY 12758

August 25, 2001

What's Happening On The Farm?

All is well here on the farm. We have been anxiously waiting for the tomatoes to ripen. Later than usual, but at last they have began. Our garlic and onion crops turned out nice and are in the finishing stages of drying. Our fall broccoli crop ripened earlier than we had expected but it has been tasty! And again this year we planted about 200 eggplants and are only getting a few. Many plants blossom, but due to weather sensitivity never fruit. This is definitely one of our most challenging crops. However, the melons are looking great and we will be excited to share them with you over the next few weeks.

Fresh packed Baby Beets
Take off their jackets to eat
Rubies of the soul
Haiku mailed to us by CSA members Cindy and John Levindofske

What's New This Week?

  • yellow wax beans
  • beets with greens (see recipe)
  • spanish onion
  • garlic
  • lettuce
  • cucumbers
  • cauliflower (single share only)
  • green pepper
  • tomatoes
  • sweet corn

Additionally, Family Share:

  • broccoli
  • honeydew melon

Next week: cabbage.

Fall potluck at the farm—Sunday, September 9, from 2 - 7 PM.