Week 17: Hello Buttercup

Hello there! Anna here.

Fall is sneaking up on us, and I am excited to soon see the trees at the farm transform into shades of gold and ruby. Winter squash will make their way into your shares in the coming weeks. Yum!

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Me holding two buttercups during our first winter squash harvest.
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Winter squash and okra.

Here are two recipes ideas for this week…

Gingered carrot & kale ribbons with leeks:
http://www.rachaelraymag.com/recipe/gingered-carrot-kale-ribbons

Okra & tomatoes:
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/okra-and-tomatoes-recipe.html

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Okra plants!
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Okra is beautiful and delicious.
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Inside an okra flower.
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Some of the summer squash is still hanging in there!
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Eggplant!
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A newt hangs out on some lettuce.
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Itty bitty broccoli. Grow, broccoli, grow!
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Grasshoppers in the marigolds.
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Hot peppers before…
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and after!

This week your share will include…
Kale
Lettuce and/or Lettuce Mix
Yukina Savoy
Carrots
Leeks
Peppers and/or eggplant
Garlic
Tomatoes
Okra
Cherry tomatoes or tomatillos
And maybe more!

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Sunset: take 1
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Sunset: take 2
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Sunset: take 3

Bye for now!

Anna

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