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Posted 4/6/2021 11:02am by Rachel Nass.

Hi all,

We hope you and your loved ones have remained safe and healthy as this year continues. We apologize for the delay in providing updates here.

Unfortunately, after much consideration, we have decided we cannot offer a Summer 2021 CSA.

We did not come to this decision easily, but numerous factors (staffing, distribution logistics) have impacted our ability to conduct a CSA this year.

While we are extremely disappointed at this outcome, we have every intention of offering a Summer 2022 CSA. We hope you will join us when that time comes and remain on our mailing list. Our website will be updated to reflect this decision regarding 2021. 

If you have any questions, please email me at mfores@breakingground.org and I will be happy to answer. 

The staff of the Prince George wish you continued good health and safety this year.   

Be well,

- Miguel 

 

Posted 12/1/2020 9:19am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,    

See below for this week's produce list for our final CSA distribution of the season:

  • Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Hakurei Turnips
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • White Daikon Radishes
  • Orange Carrots
  • Red Onions
  • Mixed Kales
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Angel Hair Squash
  • Cauliflower
  • German Butterball Potatoes

Thank you for supporting Norwich Meadows Farm with your shares! For the Prince George staff, this was certainly a very different CSA than we've held in the past, as we prioritized safe and quick pickups with limited staffing in place. We certainly hope that Summer 2021 brings normalcy and the opportunity to build a robust CSA, as we have in the past. Stay tuned for Summer 2021 CSA emails over the next few months! 

Wishing you all safety and good health this winter,

-Miguel Fores

The Prince George CSA

 

 

Posted 11/24/2020 8:26am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! See below for this week's produce list and notes from the farm: 

  • Mixed Kales                                   
  • Leeks                                                          
  • Mixed Cured Onions
  • Butternut Squash
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Pac Choi
  • Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Shunkyo Radish -  A crisp white flesh with a hot, sweet flavor. Tops are tender and delicious!
  • Orange Carrots
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Fruit Share:
    • Empire Apples
    • Lady Apples

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup will occur at 15 E. 27th Street (between 5th Ave + Madison Ave)
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Rose Etienne) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a great day! 

-Miguel 

 

 

Posted 11/17/2020 10:47am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! See below for this week's produce list and notes from the farm: 

  • Spinach                         
  • Pac Choi                       
  • Orange Carrots
  • Koginut Squash - Developed by our good friend Michael Mazourek the Koginut is a hybrid squash with a unique flavor. 
  • Mixed Kales
  • Garlic
  • Cured Onions
  • Red Thumb Potatoes -  Bright red-skinned thumbs of delicacy have beautiful dark pink flesh. Pleasing flavor and firm flesh is perfect for roasting with olive oil and rosemary, then caramelizing.
  • Hakurei Turnips 
  • Turmeric
  • Brussels Sprouts 
  • Yogurt (delayed from last week)

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup will occur at 15 E. 27th Street (between 5th Ave + Madison Ave)
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Miguel Fores) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

See you all tonight! 

-Miguel 

 

 

Posted 11/10/2020 9:10am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! See below for this week's produce list and notes from the farm. Please note yogurt is delayed until next week: 

  • Leeks
  • Green Kohlrabi
  • American Purple-Top Turnips
  • Green Tomatoes
  • Orange Carrots
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Savoy Cabbage
  • Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Mixed Kales
  • Honeynut Squash
  • Fruit Shares
  • Cheese
  • Eggs

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup will occur at 15 E. 27th Street (between 5th Ave + Madison Ave)
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Rose Etienne) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a good pickup! 

-Miguel 

 

Posted 10/20/2020 10:07am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! See below for this week's produce list and notes from the farm: 

  • Mixed Mustard Greens
  • Spinach
  • Carnival Squash – a bit nutty.  Very similar in shape and size to an acorn squash.  Perfect for roasting.
  • Cauliflower – peak season!
  • Pac Choi Green Tomatoes – Here is a great article from the NYTimes: “When Red Tomatoes are Scarce, Go Green” https://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/24/health/nutrition/24recipehealth.html
  • Orange Carrots
  • Garlic
  • Lettuce
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes - Very 'buttery' with a yellow, waxy flesh  

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup will occur at 15 E. 27th Street (between 5th Ave + Madison Ave)
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Chelsea Pacheco) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a good pickup!

-Miguel 

 


 

 
Posted 10/13/2020 9:52am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! See below for this week's produce list and notes from the farm: 

  • Red Kale
  • Yellow Wax Beans
  • Nabechan Scallion
  • Purple Sweet Potatoes - Super Sweet and perfect for desserts or snacks!
  • Fava Beans - Often thought of as a spring crop, we usually get another harvest in the fall.  From what a few of our chefs are saying, this year’s fall crop is outstanding.
  • Mixed Beets – A combination of White, Gold, Chioggia, Red & Forono Beets
  • Rainbow Carrots – A mix of yellow, white and orange carrots
  • Shunkyo Radish – A crisp white flesh with a hot, sweet flavor. Tops are tender and delicious!
  • Angel Hair Squash - a smaller, flavor packed Spaghetti Squash
    • How to cook Angel Hair squash: 

      Preheat oven to 400

      Cut lengthwise and scoop out the seeds (you can roast them separately)

      Drizzle with olive oil, salt & pepper

      Place cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet

      Bake for 30-40 minutes (until tender)

      Let cool for 5 minutes, flip, and run a fork through the flesh, separating the spaghetti like strands.  

      Put in a bowl and top with your favorite sauce!

      Look online - there are tons of great recipes.  Since Angel Hair is somewhat unique, you can use recipes for spaghetti squash.

  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Fruit Share
    • Macoun Apple (1 bag)
    • Grapes (1 clamshell)
    • Asian Pear (1 qt)

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup will occur at 15 E. 27th Street (between 5th Ave + Madison Ave)
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Rose Etienne) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a good pickup!

-Miguel 

 


 

 
Posted 10/6/2020 1:23pm by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well! Our pickup location has returned to 15 East 27th Street, between 5th Ave and Madison Ave. See below for this week's produce list: 

  • Spinach Mizuna – an Asian Green that has a slight peppery flavor with a hint of spice.  It’s great in salads, stir-fry and soups.  See below for a few recipes.
  • White Onions
  • Pac Choi
  • Butternut Squash
  • Hakurei Turnips – (aka Tokyo Turnips) The wonderful white, smooth roots are actually part of the brassica family.  They have a delicious sweet flavor, and unlike other turnips do not need to be cooked.  Try them in a salad!
  • Jerusalem Artichokes (sunchokes)
  • Orange Carrots
  • Russet Potatoes
  • Broccoli    

Recipes:   

Stir Fried Mizuna & Pac Choi https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/stir-fried-bok-choy-and-mizuna-with-tofu-362936   

Mizuna with Sweet Vinaigrette https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/7657-mizuna-with-sweet-vinaigrette   

Pac Choi and Mizuna with Tofu (calls for baby Pac Choi – just quarter a large one) https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/stir-fried-bok-choy-and-mizuna-with-tofu   

How to roast Jerusalem Artichokes: Preheat Oven to 350 Scrub Cut into ¾ inch pieces Toss with Olive Oil, Herbs (Thyme is great), smashed garlic, salt & pepper. Evenly arrange on a sheet pan and cook for 35-45 minutes. 

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Miguel Fores) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

See you all tonight!

-Miguel 

 


 

 
Posted 9/29/2020 12:55pm by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our twelfth CSA distribution! Please note: today's distribution will occur at 14 East 28th Street (between Madison Ave and 5th Ave) due to a schedule conflict with our gallery space. We are across the street from Bourke Street Bakery. Pickup will occur in the lobby of the building.  

Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Pac Choi
  • Cauliflower  New Fall Crop!!
  • Yellow Onions 
  • Ginger (if you are not going to use, peel, cut into half inch pieces and freeze)
  • Mixed Carrots
  • Mixed Potatoes
  • Carnival Winter Squash  A gorgeous outer skin with beautiful orange flesh,  Carnival is similar in taste to an Acorn Squash, so if looking online for recipes feel free to sub.  Think maple syrup, butter and brown sugar!
    • How to cook Carnival Winter Squash 
      • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
      • Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
      • Cut off the ends of the squash and slice it in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds. If desired, slice the halves in half again.
      • Brush each cut side with melted butter or olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. If desired, sprinkle with a little brown sugar and/or drizzle with maple syrup.
      • Place the carnival squash halves or quarters on the baking sheet, cut side up.
      • Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, or until tender.
  • Mixed Kales 
  • Pea Shoots ( A great addition to salads or sandwiches)   This is the perfect stir-fry box...  Cauliflower, Onions Ginger, Pac Choi.  When done cooking toss in the pea shoots!  
  • Fruit Shares Contain:
    • Ginger Gold Apples
    • Grapes 
    • Flemish Beauty Pears 
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
A few reminders around pickup:
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Chelsea Pacheco) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly. 
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a good evening!

-Miguel 

 

 
Posted 9/22/2020 9:58am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our 11th CSA distribution! Please note both Chelsea and I are out this week. Our staff member, Rose Etienne, will be onsite until approximately 7pm. For members arriving between 7:00-7:30pm, please check your name on the sign in sheet to confirm your share was collectedBuilding security will be monitoring the pickup space via camera for the final 30 minutes of the distribution. 

Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Summer Squash
  • Leeks
  • Slicer Tomatoes
  • Angel Hair Squash
  • Mixed Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Mixed Kales
  • Parsnips
  • Garlic

A few reminders around pickup:

  • Pickup Location is 15 East 27th Street, between 5th Ave and Madison Ave. You will see two large gallery doors with signs for the Prince George CSA.
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask or covering before entering the area!
  • When you arrive, please check in with the staff member present (Rose Etienne) to make sure we count you!
  • Pickup will occur between 4:30pm-7:30pm. If more than a handful of members are inside the pick up area, we may ask arriving members to wait outside or return shortly.
  • If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Miguel at mfores@breakingground.org or Chelsea at cpacheco@breakingground.org!  

Have a good evening!

-Miguel 

 

 
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