Monthly Archive: August 2009

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 27, 2009

Hello Everyone,

We have arrived at the mid point of the season. While it has been one of the most challenging years ever, I am fairly satisfied with what we have been able to provide thus far. I only hope that you, the shareholders feel the same. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 20, 2009

Hello Folks,

It finally feels like summer in NJ, with the heat and humidity we’ve come to know and endure. We are enjoying what seems like an unprecedented five day period without rain, but it is predicted to end by Wednesday as we head into another week of showers and thunderstorms.

Normally at this time of year I am impeded from seeding crops for the fall by dry conditions. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 13, 2009

Hi Everyone,

This past week we finished harvesting the onion crop, which is a great relief. With these wet and humid conditions everyday that they remained in the field they were in danger of rotting. Now we can turn our attention to other pressing matters such as getting the weeds under control in the winter squash and elsewhere, and beginning to transplant the fall broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower. (more…)

Charmoula Sauce

Charmoula Sauce

This is a classic Moroccan sauce typically used on grilled or baked fish, but it is also quite good on chicken. Some like to cook the fish and then add the sauce as a choice on the table, but others love how the sauce seeps into the meat when the fish is cooked with a slathering of the sauce on top. This particular recipe comes from The New York Times, but others can be found simply by googling the name. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 6, 2009

Hello Folks,

I am once again late in writing the update, and for that I apologize to those who are waiting to know what they will receive this week.

All I can say is that I am a bit overwhelmed at the moment trying to keep up with so many battles on so many fronts.

We have just passed another wet spell with almost 4” of rain falling during the past week. (more…)