Westfield Area CSA Blog

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...

Peanut Stuffed Lettuce Wraps

Peanut Stuffed Lettuce Wraps

A simple and delicious recipe from www.food.com and a different use for all the lettuce we’ve been getting! The original recipe calls for 2 cups of cabbage mix, but shredding your own cabbage and...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 28, 2014

Hi Folks, This week marks the midpoint of the season. It’s hard to belief we are half way through. I guess time flies when you’re working hard! I am very pleased with what we...

Orach

Orach

Orach, also called mountain spinach and bearing some similarity to spinach, is an interesting heirloom vegetable that you probably won’t find in many grocery stores.  The velvety leaves are burgundy on one side and...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 21, 2014

Hello Everyone, We received about 1.3 inches of rain from last week’s storms that were predicted to bring 2 to 4 inches. While I was glad not to get 4 inches, I was hoping...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 14, 2014

Hi Folks, We are still very dry here on the farm. On Tuesday evening, returning from market in Hoboken, we drove through some heavy showers but when we arrived at the farm it was...

Tromboncino

Tromboncino

This unique heirloom squash from Italy can be either a summer or a winter squash depending on when it is harvested.  In late summer tromboncinos are pale green or almost white, and can be...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 7, 2014

Hello Everyone, we continue to enjoy mild temperatures for this time of the season. Unfortunately the several days of potential rain that were predicted over the weekend did not bring us any precipitation. We...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 31, 2014

Hi Folks, tomato season has begun! Yippee! Probably only a couple of fruits for this week but quantities will increase week by week. Melons have also begun to ripen so we will be shipping...