This is the last week to purchase a Helena Local CSA produce share. First pickup is Tuesday, June 16th.
The first share date is Tuesday, June 4th. The new pickup location in Helena is at 1060 Blaine Street, next to R and R Diesel. Look for our new trailer! Pickup times are from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The Boulder pickup will be behind the fitness center on main street from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
In addition to the CSA share pickup location at the 4H Building in the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, we are offering a pickup location in Boulder on Tuesday evenings for the 5 weeks of the fall share. For more information, contact Brent, 438-0027.
Who likes fennel?! Not the seeds, the large, white bulb! Not being a particular fan of licorice, I can’t say that fennel is on the top of my grocery list–ever–but a few years ago I had some tomato fennel soup that was out-of-this-world good. And I have been wanting to make it ever since. This […]
I’ve never made dilly beans before. In fact, the only pickled thing I’ve made is refrigerator pickles, so this seemed like a step up because of the canning process to make them shelf stable. But they are really easy to make–I made a batch in about an hour and a half. Not bad. And they’re […]
Do you love eggplant Parmesan? I do, but I don’t really like the extra calories of battered, deep fried eggplant. And if I’m making it myself, I don’t enjoy battering, breading, and frying it. It’s time consuming and messy and again…there’s those extra calories. So why not roast the eggplant? It’s easy, you can limit […]
If you are looking for some ideas on how to use your eggplant from this week’s share, here are a couple ideas and videos:
Eggplant in garlic sauce (my personal favorite):
And if you want to use the potatoes and if you have any Anaheim peppers left over, this option:
That’s right–we’re getting sweet corn this week. We’re also getting tomatillos, butterhead lettuce, purple & gold cauliflower, golden beets, and for those of you who missed out on the onions last week, you’ll get yours this week.
See you Tuesday.
We’ve got more cherries coming your way! In addition, we have yellow squash, sweet onions, kale, basil, and garlic. Should be a great week!