CSA Deliveries: Yes, We Still Love Them!

July 14, 2010 at 5:27 PM (CSA, Food, Healthy Living)

It has been a while since we blogged about our CSA, but don’t worry.  We are more in love than ever with Farmers Fresh CSA!  I am especially in love with all of the fruit that we have been receiving.  This week definitely blew me away.  Here is what we got:

  • Honeydew melon Correction: It’s called a sprite melon.  (Isn’t it cute??)
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Hydroponic lettuce
  • Oyster mushrooms
  • Yellow squash
  • Corn
  • Blueberries
  • Potatoes

Have you joined your local CSA yet?  You can find one using your zip code here: http://www.localharvest.org/csa/

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CSA Delivery: #9

June 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM (Food, Healthy Living, Saving Money)

We’re back from vacation and back to getting our CSA deliveries!  Luckily our CSA is awesome about holding deliveries when we are out of town.  The process has been a breeze.  This week’s delivery included a number of new awesomeness.

  • Chinese cabbage (Never had this before!)
  • Blueberries (Yummy!)
  • Green beans
  • Broccoli
  • Oyster mushrooms
  • Spinach
  • Tomato

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CSA Delivery: #8

May 14, 2010 at 9:12 PM (Healthy Living, Saving Money, Simplifying Life)

Please note that we will not be posting another delivery for 2 weeks due to travel and other various life happenings.  I just graduated with my Ph.D. this past weekend and our 1 year wedding anniversary is around the corner so we’ll be taking a much needed celebratory vacation.

This week’s CSA delivery contained a few new items:

  • Strawberries
  • Cabbage
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Onions (Aren’t they cute??)
  • Herbs
  • Sugar Snap Peas (Yummy!)

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CSA Delivery #3

March 24, 2010 at 8:11 PM (Food, Healthy Living, Saving Money, Simplifying Life)

We’re still loving our CSA!  Today we found the following in our box:

  • Strawberries
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Herbs (fennel, bay leaf, and cilantro)
  • Lettuce (green and red hydroponic)
  • Oyster mushrooms (LOVE these!)
  • Celery

Here are some photos of two meals that we made using last week’s CSA loot.

Meal 1: Pesto chicken, roasted sweet potatoes (CSA), salad (mostly CSA)

Meal 2: Spinach (CSA), egg noodles, pesto, chicken and tomatoes

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CSA Delivery #2

March 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM (Food, Healthy Living, Saving Money)

This week’s CSA delivery didn’t disappoint.  In the delivery were the following:

  • Strawberries
  • Dried sea island red peas
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Lettuces (hydroponic red and green)
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Popping corn

Take a look at all of the yummy goodness!

And finally…here is a meal that we made using some items from last week’s CSA: lettuce (red and green) + bean sprouts, oyster mushrooms, brussel sprouts, mini bread loaf, and turkey sausage (not from CSA).


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