Box Contents for April 27, 2015

Note:  Due to rain late Friday night followed by very warm weather Sunday and Monday, most of the Strawberries we expected to harvest Monday and Tuesday were ruined.  We have substituted nuts for berries in the boxes delivered Wednesday but Thursday and Friday deliveries may get strawberries.

All Boxes:  Arugula, Apples, Green Garlic, Red Butter Lettuce, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Summer Squash.  Pistachios or Strawberries.

Medium and Large:  Bunched Beets, Carrots, Red Russian Kale.

Large Only:  Romaine Lettuce, Shelling Peas, Spring Onions.

 

 

 

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