“What’s in my share,” is a question I receive often. Here’s an idea of the different fruits and veggies you’ll find. We start the season with all of those wonderful spring greens – salad mix, arugula, kale, spinach, Swiss chard, radicchio and others. There are green onions, kohlrabi, broccoli, red and green cabbage, radishes, joi choi, beets, turnips, rhubarb, peas and strawberries. As spring turns to summer, the blackberries and black raspberries begin to ripen and you begin to see the summer veggies in your share – green beans, colorful dragon tongue’s beans, cucumbers, fennel, lots of wonderful herbs ( African blue basil, Mexican tarragon, thyme, oregano, sweet marjoram, dill, mint), Italian zucchini, green and yellow zucchini, summer squash, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, cantaloupe, watermelon, sweet peppers, hot, peppers, new potatoes and sweet corn.
The cooler tempatures of autumn encourage the sweet tender greens again as well cabbages, purple, orange, green and white cauliflower, broccoli, leeks, carrots, celery, red LaSota potatoes, yukon gold potatoes, kennebec potatoes, sweet potatoes, purple daikon radishes, oska purple mustard, braising greens and more.
While there can be battles with Mother Nature, such as a late freeze that kills the strawberry blossoms or days of pouring rain that keep the bees from their pollination duties in the orchard, we plant lots of different varities to ensure we have a wonderful variety in your share.
We are generous in our portions – we like to eat and we do a lot of cooking, so we wouldn’t want skimpy shares!