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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 

 

 
Posted 9/15/2020 12:47pm by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Apologies for the late email. Tonight is our ninth CSA distribution! Please note we have returned to our usual pickup location of 15 East 27th Street. Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Carrots
  • Summer Squash
  • Delicate Winter Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Fava Beans
  • Lettuce
  • Mixed Potatoes
  • Onion
  • Bronze Fennel 
  • Eggs (for members receiving this item)
  • Yogurt (for members receiving this item)
  • Cheese (for members receiving this item)
  • Golden Supreme Apples (for members receiving fruit)
  • Gala Apples (for members receiving fruit)
  • Empress Plums (for members receiving fruit)
  • White Peaches (for members receiving fruit)

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 (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 this evening! 

-Miguel 

 

 
Posted 9/1/2020 8:02am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our eighth 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:

  • Tomatillo
  • Romano Beans
  • Peppers
  • Carrots
  • Dry Onion Mix
  • Tomatoes
  • Summer Squash
  • Potatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Fruit (for members receiving this additional item)
  • Eggs (for members receiving this additional item)
  • Cheese (for members receiving this additional item)
  • Yogurt (for members receiving this additional item)
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!  

Have a good day, everyone! See you tonight!

-Miguel 

 

 
Posted 8/11/2020 8:18am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our sixth CSA distribution! Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Peppers
  • Eggplant
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Bronze Fennel
  • Beets
  • White Onions
  • Squash

A few reminders around changes to 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 (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 day, everyone! 

 

-Miguel 

 

 
Posted 8/4/2020 12:03pm by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our fifth CSA distribution! Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Melon
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Leeks
  • Romano Beans
  • Peppers
  • Amaranth
  • Tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Eggplant
  • Eggs (for members receiving this additional item)
  • Cheese (for members receiving this additional item)
  • Yogurt (for members receiving this additional item)

A few reminders around changes to 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 (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!  

See you all tonight. Stay dry! 

-Miguel 

 

 
Posted 7/28/2020 8:23am by Rachel Nass.

Hi All,

Tonight is our fourth CSA distribution! Please see below for this week's produce list:

  • Beets
  • Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Parsley
  • Melon
  • Cucumber
  • Garlic
  • Carrots
  • Bell
  • Peppers
  • Eggplant
  • Artichoke
  • Cheese (for members receiving this additional item)

A few reminders around changes to 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 (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 wonderful pickup and week, everyone!

-Miguel 

 

 
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