Westfield Area CSA

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is an oblong yellow colored winter squash that is named for the spaghetti like nature of its flesh. When raw, the flesh is hard and generally orange or yellow in color. When cooked, it comes apart in ribbons, giving it the appearance of spaghetti. (more…)

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Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 11, 2014

Hi Folks, We finally got some rain this past Saturday, about a half an inch. The summer squash and the beans had more or less stopped flowering, so now maybe they will be revived. This week’s share will not be as large as the distributions have been over the past few weeks. I expect this will be the case for a few weeks until the brassica crops begin to head up and the winter squash ripens. (more…)

Potatoes

Potatoes

You may have noticed that the potatoes we get have had different hues of flesh. Potatoes actually come in a rainbow of colors, from yellow “Yukon gold” to “Purple Peruvian”. (more…)

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Potato Bake

Tex-Mex Potato Cake

From the cookbook, Serving up the Harvest, here is an easy (especially if you have a food processor) recipe for all those delicious potatoes we’ve been getting. It is a good dish to have in your arsenal as it is very quick to make, holds up well during a buffet, travels easily to block parties or potluck dinners, and can be made ahead and reheated. What’s not to like about that?

The recipe serves 6-8. (more…)

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Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 4, 2014

Hello Everyone, Happy Labor Day! We don’t really get to take holidays here on the farm, so today we continue to labor away! A dearth of rain continues to make our job harder; we received a scant tenth of an inch from yesterday’s storms. We continue to have an abundance of veggies for you however. There was no cabbage in the share last week; so you know what that means…. This week it’s the red variety. (more…)

Savoy cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage is a leafy green or purple biennial plant, grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads. Closely related to other cole crops, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. (more…)

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