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July tenth, 2023 E-newsletter | Monroe Natural Farms

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Pricey Mates of the Farm,

That is week 5 of 18 weeks of the Summer time CSA. What’s in your share this week? Purple kohlrabi, broccoli, Yukon Gold potatoes, onions, slicing cucumbers, pickling cucumber, summer season squash, crimson beets, garlic, and lettuce.

Musk melon replace: We expect musk melon to reach in your shares subsequent week! Melons are such a delight for us to develop and we’re prepared for them to get right here already. Are you able to relate?! When melons arrive, we all know we’re lastly headed into the thick of the season.

Fruit Shares: A word from First Fruits Helllo from First Fruits Natural Farms! Fruit shares start this week! We’re excited to be delivering some wonderful Bing cherries to start the fruit season. We fed these cherries a nutritious diet of natural vitamins making the cherries massive, candy, and crunchy. This selection is a real Bing. We additionally plan to ship natural Rainier cherries subsequent week. It’s a tremendous fruit season in Paonia this yr – regardless of freezing temperatures whereas fruit was in bloom, we have now one of many largest crops in years. We hope you’re looking ahead to seeing our fruit in your CSA bins all through the summer season and fall! Benefit from the cherries! Extra quickly. – Kacey at First Fruits Natural Farms

Mushroom Shares: Sadly, we should discontinue our mushroom share. We weren’t glad with the the timeliness of deliveries and the standard of mushrooms from Boulder Mushroom. We’ll mechanically place a credit score on every mushroom subscriber’s account. For those who would like a verify refund, please name, or electronic mail the workplace. This can mirror in your account throughout the subsequent few weeks.

Olive oil: Month-to-month subscribers will likely be receiving their olive oil from Wholesome Harvests this week.

Honey: Month-to-month honey subscribers will obtain their honey subsequent week.

Creamy Yogurt Cucumber Salad Elements

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (sub vegan yogurt)
  • 3-4 cucumbers (any selection) sliced thinly
  • 1/4 crimson onion thinly sliced & roughly chopped
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup chopped recent dill plus extra for garnish (sub 4 Tablespoons dried dill)
  • 1/4 cup chopped recent mint plus extra for garnish (elective)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly floor black pepper

Directions Toss the cucumbers and crimson onions in a medium to massive bowl. Combine the yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, dill, mint, salt, and pepper collectively in a small bowl. Add the cucumbers and toss to coat. Add extra salt and pepper as desired. Garnish with extra mint and dill. Refrigerate for 1 hour earlier than serving. **** This recipe is straightforward to chop in half or quarter if utilizing much less cucumber. ****

“After we settle for small wonders, we qualify ourselves to think about nice wonders.” — Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Fragrance

Many due to all of you for supporting our household farm! Wishing you a lot blessings this week!

With our heartfelt gratitude, Kyle, Sam, Jacquie, Jerry, Linda and The Crew



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