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Spring Farm Share 2024: Week 3

May 15 - 18


Week 3!

Variety is starting to creep in! Enjoy this week's options and definitely plan to shop this week's Annual Plant Sale!! If you would like to be the first to shop, sign up today for VIP Access. For a $50 deposit, you will have first choice at plants on Friday! Like everything at White Barn Farm, the Plant Sale is first come, first served.


This week's share - Among the many options available below, you choose six:


Grown at White Barn Farm:

Spicy Salad mix bag

Super Salad mix (limit one)

Spinach bag

Bok Choy

Kale mix bag

Stinging Nettle bunch

Cilantro bunch (limit one)

Mint bunch (limit one)

Chive bunch

Lilac bunch

Plants grown at White Barn Farm:

Herb plant Basil, Mint, Sage,Thyme, Cilantro(6pack)

6 pack plant (limit one)

Grown at local farms

2lbs Gold Potatoes Sparrow Arc Farm

.75lbs loose Asparagus Four Town Farm (conventionally grown)

Provisions: 

White Barn Farm Cayenne Hot Sauce

High Mowing Seed Packet


Streamlined Pickup Process for Convenience

To enhance your Farm Share experience, we've implemented new pickup procedures to ensure a smooth and efficient process. You will pick up under the tent. Items that are part of the Farm Share will be marked with a star sign and you can shop them directly from the Farmstand. Members are kindly asked to bring their selections to the cash register. Our dedicated staff will be on hand to record your choices. This change in approach will allow us a better understanding of what our Farm Share members truly want in each seasons' share. That info will help us to plan next year's plantings to better align with our members!


Egg Share: Lilac Hedge Farms Dozen


Mushroom Share: Pioppino Mushrooms

This week's mushroom recipe: Mushroom and Mozzarella Arancini




CSA sale this week:

$10/Bag of Black Earth Compost  or Black Earth Compost MULCH

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • VIP Plant Sale, Friday May 17. Click the link to join the VIPs before it is open to the public!

  • Plant Sale, open to the public, Saturday May 18

  • Summer Farm Share starts, Wednesday June 11

  • Watermelon Wobbler, 5K Trail Race, Saturday August 17

  • Pumpkin Pacer, 5K Trail Race, Saturday October 26

  • Harvestween, Saturday October 26


 
Storage Tips
  • Greens: Store best in your refrigerator. Keep in the plastic bag they come in and keep it closed. If ever feeling overwhelmed by greens, pop a bag in your freezer! They can be used frozen in smoothies or into anything you are going to cook like soups or stews.

  • Onions: Store onions in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Maintain storage temperature of 45-55°F. Do not wrap onions in plastic or store in plastic bags. A lack of air circulation will reduce shelf life.

  • Potatoes: Should be stored in a cool, dark place with good ventilation. A temperature range of 45-50°F is ideal. Avoid storing them near onions, as both release gases that can accelerate spoilage.

  • Root Vegetables: Wrap unpeeled and unwashed in a dry paper towel, and store them in an airtight food storage container or bag. Store in the coolest part of your refrigerator.

  • Sweet Potatoes: These will keep well on your counter for at least a week. For longer term storage, keep your sweet potatoes in a paper bag or basket in a kitchen cabinet, pantry, or basement. Choose a cabinet that's not near the heat of your oven. A spot closer to the floor will be cooler. Sweet potatoes prefer a temperature between 50 and 60 degrees.

 

Pick up Procedures for the Spring Farm Share

  • Pick up in our Farmstand Tent located at 431 South St, Wrentham, MA.

  • Come any time the Farmstand is open Wednesday - Saturday 10 - 5.

  • Choose 6 items out of the list.

  • You can choose multiples of an item unless otherwise noted.

  • Please consider bringing your own bags or boxes.

  • Bring items to the register for the Farmstand Staff to check you off and record your choices.

  • All items on the list will not necessarily be available at all times in the week. We will always have a great variety for you to choose from

 

Pick up is Wednesday - Saturday: 10 - 5

Thank you so much for support!

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