2018 Summer CSA shares are now available!

Community Supported Agriculture, CSA, Food, Weekly Shares

It may be the middle of winter, but some of us are looking toward summer already.  If you are excited about fresh, locally grown produce, then you’ll want to check out our share page and sign up!  We’re offering 20 week produce shares for just $15/week.  We also have egg, cheese, milk, and fun shares.  Best of all, you can pay online.  We have 60 spaces available, so don’t wait to sign up!

Week 12: eggplant curry will cure these hazy summer day blues

CSA, Food, Recipes

It should come as no surprise that I love food of all kinds, but I particularly love curries. I love the way the simple act of combining 7 or 8 spices into an exotic mixture carries the aroma of far away places to my kitchen. Since I can’t travel to India right now, I’ll settle […]

via Spice up your day with a little eggplant curry — My Urban Farmgal Life

Week 10 — some ideas on how to use the fennel and patty pan squash

CSA, Recipes

This week’s share gave us patty pan squash (y’know, those little squashes that look like flying saucers?), fennel, and Roma tomatoes. Oh! And BASIL. So I decided to grill for dinner last night, and I added a sweet onion, a few mushrooms, and some Brie cheese to the mix. Then I topped everything with a […]

via Grilling in the backyard: summer squash, fennel,

Week 9 recipe will make good use of those green beans

CSA, Food, Recipes

Dang it’s been hot lately! I think July is going to set some records here in Helena and elsewhere around Montana. When it gets really hot sometimes my appetite goes the way of the dodo and nothing sounds good to eat. I tend to focus on juicy fruits and vegetables–apples, nectarines, tomatoes, cucumbers, sugar snap […]

via Heat got your appetite down? Maybe this bean and grain salad will sound good! — My Urban Farmgal Life

Week 3–how to make garlic scape pesto

CSA, Food, Recipes

Garlic scapes have arrived with Week 3 of the CSA–one of my all-time favorite produce items. Many of us get really excited when the garlic scapes arrive. There are a lot of ways to use garlic scapes, but this is my go-to recipe because it is so versatile. You can add any number of herbs, […]

via Garlic scape obsession — My Urban Farmgal Life

Week 18 is another beautiful share

Community Supported Agriculture, CSA, Food

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It’s beginning to look a little like fall around here, both outside and in the kitchen.  The leaves are turning and falling just as quickly, and we’ve had a hard freeze in the valley that took out the last of the tomatoes and summer squashes, much to our growers’ dismay.  But, we have a great selection of late summer produce for you today: cilantro, tomatoes, potatoes, mixed beets, and rainbow chard.  You can’t go wrong with this week’s share!  Enjoy!