Box Contents 7/8/20 – 7/10/20

Here are your tentative weekly CSA contents! We post these every Monday, but please bear in mind the contents may change slightly, as things are always in flux on the farm. The list that Pablito shares in the Wednesday newsletter is what you will actually receive. Happy eating!

Small: sweet corn, Painted Serpent cucumbers, onions, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans (Wednesday only), zucchini (Thursday & Friday only)

Medium: sweet corn, onions, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes, zucchini, Gypsy peppers

Large: sweet corn, onions, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes, zucchini, Gypsy peppers, Painted Serpent cucumbers


The Fruitiest Month

August is our fruitiest month at Terra Firma. The late season peaches and nectarine varieties we harvest this time of year have complex flavor profiles usually associated with fine wine. Not sugary sweet, they are smokey, rich, and tangy.  All … Continue reading

The Black Box of the Produce World

Watermelons are hands-down the most challenging fruit or vegetable to harvest, for a number of reasons.  Obviously the flesh of all melons is hidden from view.  But with other types of melons, the rind changes color completely when they are … Continue reading

Field-Testing your Future Tomatoes

Every winter, I peruse websites and seed catalogs looking for new or newly available tomato varieties that sound promising.  Several years ago, I saw a striking dark purple tomato with green and red stripes, completely unique in appearance. The seed … Continue reading