Archive | CSA Cooks

A website compiling some great recipes using the wonderful veggies grown by The Sharing Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). These articles provide cooking inspiration to those who have so boldly made the commitment to eat local, in season produce.

CSA Week # Garlic Festival

Notes from the field (a.k.a. Sasha): Life at the farm is very busy in the lead-up to Garlic Fest! Since the lovely crops aren’t really aware of that fact, it is business as usual for them. A couple of our superstars: beans are now in full swing, so you can be looking forward to them in boxes to […]

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CSA Newsletter #6

One Week To Festival The Garlic Festival is exactly one week away and we are busy busy. There are still some areas where we could use help with volunteers. Fresh Sheet  Yesterday we harvested eggplant, cucumbers, amaranth and basil … lots of basil. We also cleaned garlic for the upcoming Garlic Festival on 24 August. This […]

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CSA Newsletter #5

It’s the Final (Garlic Festival) Countdown! Now that all of the garlic has been harvested and hung to dry, we’ve started all of the prep for the festival. Soon we’ll be cleaning garlic, dressing up the farm, and running every which way to get ready. We need volunteers! If you or someone you know would […]

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CSA Week #4: Rutabaga Love

Kin’s Farm Market Donation We received a generous $10,000 donation this week for our new barn! The owners of Kin’s Farm Market were introduced to us a few months ago and immediately fell in love with The Farm. Article from the Richmond Review: Sharing Farm Barn Gets $10,000 donation Article from Richmond News: Brothers ‘Share’ Success One of the owners boasted […]

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CSA Newsletter #3

We’d like to start this week off with a welcome and wholehearted Thank You to our CSA Harvest Basket Sponsors. Deloitte HSBC Nicola Wealth Management Richmond Lions Club These local companies are sponsoring baskets that allow us to directly deliver the same great organic produce that you’re enjoying to families in Richmond. Put simply, we’re […]

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CSA Newsletter #2

CSA Week 2 Spent today on the farm, washed over in fragrance as we harvested basil and mint. The basil was picked especially for you. Joining the herbs this week are: Tips for storage Scallions Last week, I recommended creating mini greenhouses to keep basil, cilantro, and greens. Well, the same trick will keep scallions from going […]

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CSA Box #10 – Fall Has Arrived

Quite abruptly, fall has arrived, as evidenced by lots of leaves turning (on the vegetables as well as the trees), and the heavier dew in the mornings.  The basil in the greenhouse is on its last legs.  We just received our final delivery of compost for the season, which we’ll use on the beds when […]

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Kareno’s Pesto Recipe

2 cups of loosely packed Arugula 1/2 to 2 cloves of garlic, crushed (or you can also use 3-4 garlic scapes here) 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated parmesan or nutritional yeast 2 tbsp pine nuts, sunflower seeds, hemp, walnuts, (your choice) lightly toasted in skillet 1 tsp sea salt (to taste) Combine arugula, […]

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Asmena’s Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

My mother in law, Asmena is an amazing cook and I have been very fortunate to have her staying with us for the summer.  We grew zucchini this year and she has come up with a most delicious use for the blossoms! Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms 8 zucchini blossoms cut when in full bloom 1/4 cup […]

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Michelle’s Tomatillo Salsa

Since we had Tomatillo’s in our box… I am reposting one of Michelle’s recipes from her blog mintgreenapron.com .. check out Michelle’s great site for many delicious recipes! Michelle’s Tomatillo Salsa I used fresh, pungent garlic from the garden so I used only one clove. Use two cloves if your garlic is medium-sized and from the grocery […]

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