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2017 Season

June 7:  2 bunches of spinach, 1 head red leaf lettuce, 1 bunch radishes, 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch broccoli raab, choice of cilantro or dill, and choice of mint, oregano, or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 6 pounds.

June 14: 2 bunches of spinach, 1 head red romaine lettuce, 1 bunch salad turnips, 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch Swiss chard, 1 pound English peas, 1/2 pound garlic scapes, choice of cilantro or dill, and choice of mint or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 7 pounds. 

June 21: 2 bunches of spinach, 1 head red romaine lettuce, 1 head green Boston Lettuce, 1 head bok choy, 1 head escarole, one head kale (choice of two types), 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch beets, one elephant garlic with leek-like stem, 3 summer squash (yellow and green), 1.5 pounds of English peas, choice of cilantro or dill, and choice of chervil or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 13 pounds.   

June 28: 6 summer squash (variety of colors and shapes),1 bunch of spinach1 head green leaf lettuce, 1 head red oak leaf lettuce, 1 head Napa cabbage, 1 bunch Swiss chard, 1 bunch frisee endive, 1 bunch kale, 1 bunch spinach, 1 pound English peas, 1 bunch scallions, and choice of parsley, savory marjoram, chives, or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 13 pounds.  

July 5: 6 summer squash (variety of colors and shapes), 1 head oak leaf lettuce, 1 head green leaf lettuce, 1 bunch carrots, 2 cucumbers, 1 bunch kohlrabi, 1 bunch Swiss chard, 1 bunch kale, 1 head fennel, 1 bunch sweet yellow onions with tops still on, 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, and choice of parsley, savory, or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 14.5 pounds. 

July 12: 6 summer squash (variety of colors and shapes), 1 bunch beets, 3 cucumbers, 1 bunch broccoli, one bunch Swiss chard, 1 bunch red leaf lettuce, 1 bunch green leaf lettuce, 1 bunch kale, 1 bunch red onions, one bunch basil, 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, and choice of parsley or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 17.5 pounds.  

July 19: 3 summer squash (variety of colors and shapes), 1 head red leaf lettuce, 1 head green leaf lettuce, 1 bunch broccoli, 1 head cauliflower, 1 bunch rainbow carrots, 1 bunch kale, 2 yellow onions, 2 pounds Ross Finn Apple potatoes, 2 cucumbers, 2 peppers, 2 eggplant (variety of colors and shapes), choice of 1 head green radicchio or 1 bunch dandelion, and choice of parsley or garlic chives.  Typical share weight: 19.5 pounds.

July 26: 2 summer squash (variety of colors and shapes), 1 eggplant (variety of colors and shapes), 2 large beets, 1 head oak leaf lettuce, 1 head green leaf lettuce, 1 head broccoli, 1 head bok choy, 2 pounds Red Nurland potatoes, 1 box cherry tomatoes, 4 peppers, 4 cucumbers, 4 sweet white onions, 1 bunch basil, and choice of parsley or garlic chives. EXTRAS: hot peppers and tomatillos.  Typical share weight: 19 pounds.  

August 2: 1 head magenta lettuce, 1 head green leaf lettuce, 4 red onions, 1 head read cabbage, choice of kale or Swiss chard, 1 head celery, 1 bunch carrots, 2 pounds Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes, 1/2 pound Haricot Vert beans, 3 peppers, 2 eggplant, 3 summer squash, 2 cucumbers, and 6 tomatoes. EXTRAS: hot peppers and tomatillos. Typical share weight: 23 pounds.

August  9:  1 head magenta lettuce, 1 head cabbage, 2 leeks, 1 bunch tatsoi, 5 beets, 4 garlic, 4 peppers, 2 eggplant, 3 summer squash, 1 heirloom tomato, 1 box of cherry tomatoes, 4 tomatoes, 1 melon, 3/4 pounds rattlesnake beans, 2 pounds white potatoes, and choice of parsley or Savory. EXTRAS: tomatillos.   Typical share weight: 26 pounds.

August 16:  1 bunch rainbow carrots, 2 pounds red skinned potatoes, 1/2 pound rattlesnake beans, 3 sweet white onions, 1 melon, 2 cucumbers, 4 summer squash, 2 eggplant, 4 peppers, 5 tomatoes, choice of 1 bunch arugula or 1 bunch tatsoi, choice of 1 bunch kale or 1 bunch Swiss Chard, choice of one box ground cherries or 1 box cherry tomatoes, and choice of parsely or savory.  EXTRAS: hot peppers and tomatillos.   Typical share weight: 23 pounds.

August 23: 6 beets, 4 peppers, 2 cucumbers, 1 eggplant, 4 summer squash, 1 head cabbage (red or green), 2 leeks, 1 box cherry tomatoes, 3 heirloom tomatoes, 4 slicing tomatoes, 2 pounds white potatoes, 1/2 pound rattlesnake beans, parsley, and choice of Swiss chard or Kale.  EXTRAS: tomatillos and hot peppers.   Typical share weight: 21.5 pounds. 

August 30: 1 head Cherokee lettuce, 1 bunch rainbow carrots, 4 tomatoes, 1 box cherry tomatoes, 2 summer squash, 2 eggplants, 2 pounds red potatoes, 1 pound Red Swan beans, 2 yellow onions, 5 peppers (variety of colors), 3 garlic, and choice of parsley or thyme.  EXTRAS: hot peppers and tomatillos.    Typical share weight: 13 pounds.  

September 6:  4 sweet corn, 1 head red leaf lettuce, 1 head endive frisee, 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch scallions, 1 pounds white potatoes, 1 pound green beans, 4 peppers, 1 eggplant, 3 red onions, 1 box cherry tomatoes, 1 watermelon, choice of kale or Swiss chard, and choice of cilantro or dill.  EXTRAS: hot peppers and tomatillos.    Typical share weight: 20.5 pounds.

September 13: 5 sweet corn, 1 head red leaf lettuce, 2 parsnips, 3 leeks, 2 summer squash, 6 peppers (various colors), 1 eggplant, 2 pounds Russian Banana Finn potatoes, 1 pound Dragon Tongue beans, 1 pound Haricot Vert beans, 1/2 pound shallots, choice of 1 bunch arugula or 1 bunch tatsoi, and choice of cilantro or parsley.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.    Typical share weight: 14.5 pounds.

September 20: 1 head red leaf lettuce, 1 head choice of cabbage (red, green, or Napa), 1 bunch scallions, 2 pounds white potatoes, 1 pound green beans, 2 summer squash, 3 yellow onions, 4 peppers (various colors), 2 egg plant, choice of 1 bunch arugula or 1 bunch tatsoi, choice of 1 bunch radishes or 1 bunch salad turnips, and choice of cilantro or parsley.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.   Typical share weight: 15 pounds. 

September 27: 1 head green romaine lettuce, 1 bunch salad turnips, 1 bunch radishes, 1 bunch Swiss chard, 2 pounds Adirondack Blue potatoes, 1 bunch dragon tongue beans, 2 summer squash, 3 red onions, 7 peppers (various colors), 3 eggplant, choice of 1 bunch arugula or 1 bunch tatsoi, choice of 1 head escarole or 1 head endive frisee, and choice of cilantro or parsley.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.   Typical share weight: 15 pounds.   

October 4: 1 spaghetti squash, 1 head green lettuce, 1 bunch broccoli, 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch radishes, 2 pounds baking potatoes, 1 pound wax beans, 4 peppers (various colors), 3 garlic, 1 bunch carrots, choice of 1 head escarole or 1 head endive frisee, choice of 1 bunch kale or 1 bunch Swiss chard, and choice of parsley or garlic chives. EXTRAS: hot peppers and okra.  Typical share weight: 16 pounds.

October 11:  1 head green romaine lettuce, 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch kohlrabi, 2 pounds red potatoes, 3/4 pound wax beans, 4 colorful peppers, 3 eggplant, 3 yellow onions, 1 butternut squash, choice of 1 bunch kale or 1 bunch Swiss chard, choice of 1 bunch arugula or 1 bunch mustard greens, choice of one daikon or 1 bunch radishes, and choice of cilantro or dill.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.  Typical share weight: 19 pounds.

October 18: 1 head green romaine lettuce, 1 head bok choy, 1 head cauliflower, 1 bunch rainbow carrots, 1 bunch spinach, 2 pounds white potatoes, 1/2 pound rattlesnake beans, 3 eggplant, 6 colorful peppers, 2 acorn squash, 6 red onions, choice of arugula or broccoli raab, and choice of cilantro or dill.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.  Typical share weight: 17 pounds. 

October 25: 1 head red Boston lettuce, 1 head Napa cabbage, 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch spinach, 1 bunch arugula, 2 pounds blue Adirondack potatoes, 3 pounds sweet potatoes, 2 leeks. 6 colorful peppers, 1 daikon, 1 bunch bok choy, 1 spaghetti squash, 3 ornamental gourds (non-edible), and choice of 1 bunch escarole or 1 bunch endive frisee.  EXTRAS: hot peppers.   Typical share weight: 21.5 pounds.

November 1: 1 head Cherokee lettuce, 1 head cauliflower, 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch spinach, 6 colorful peppers, 3 yellow onions, 1 celery root, choice of 1 bunch radishes or salad turnips, choice of kale or Swiss chard, choice of arugula or tatsoi, 1 pound red potatoes, and 4 pounds sweet potatoes.   Typical share weight: 18 pounds.

November 8: 3 tomatoes, 1 head Romaine lettuce, 5 parsnips, 1 head cabbage (red, green, or Napa), 1 head fennel, 2 baby bok choy, 2 yacón, 2 pounds blue gold portatoes, 3 pounds sweet potatoes, 1 bunch broccoli, 6 peppers, 1 buttercup squash, 3 yellow onions, choice of 1 bunch spinach or Swiss Chard, choice of parsley or cilantro. Typical share weight: 24 pounds. 

November 15: 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch spinach, 2 leeks, 3/4 pounds Brussel sprouts, 2 pounds blue gold potatoes, 4 pounds sweet potatoes, 3 beets, 3 green tomatoes, 4 yellow onions, 1 head celery, and 3 buttercup squash.  EXTRAS: peppers.   Typical share weight: 18.5 pounds.      

Note: total weight for the season was approximately 419 pounds which brings the average cost this season to $1.41 per pound for high quality New Jersey grown organic produce ($1.36 per pound for people who enrolled in time for the early enrollment discount).

Farm update for the week of November 13November 13th, 2017

And now, a few words from Farmer John Krueger.....    Hello Everyone, So we have arrived at the end of another CSA season; a sad time for many of you and perhaps a relieve for some of you as

Week 24 Pickup on 11/15/2017November 13th, 2017

LOCATION: The location for your pick-up is at the garage east of the OLC Church at 120 Sussex St,.Jersey City. TIMES: Your share will be ready for you at 5:30 pm and member pick-up ends at 8:00 pm. At

Farm update for the week of November 6November 6th, 2017

Here's our weekly update from Farmer John Krueger: Hi Folks, So We’ve enjoyed a very mild fall thus far but it seems that is about to end. We are expecting frost every night this week and temps

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