Westfield Area CSA Blog

Stewed Escarole with Feta

Stewed Escarole with Feta

Besides using escarole in soups, this is one of my favorite recipes for this veggie. We presented it a few years ago in one of our CSA Newsletter and it got good reviews so...

Squash & Pumpkin

Circle Brook Farm End of Season “Stock Up”

We will be offering one additional share to be delivered during the week of November 23rd (Thanksgiving week). This will be a “stock up” share and will include various vegetables that store well, so...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 6, 2014

Hello Everyone, so it’s November now; a frustrating month for farmers, or at least I find it so. The combination of short days, cold soil temperatures and even colder nights slows the growth and...

Bok choy

Bok Choy

Bok Choy is technically a Chinese cabbage. But until you cook with bok choy, you cannot appreciate how special it is. It has a mellow taste compared to some of the other asian greens,...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 30, 2014

Hi Everyone, We had a nice group of folks out here on the farm last Saturday for a tour and a campfire. It’s always a pleasure to meet the members and especially the children...

Glazed Carrots Marsala

Glazed Carrots Marsala

For a real treat of a side dish, try Glazed Carrots Marsala.  I first read about this flavor combination in Elizabeth David’s Italian Food. As she suggests, they’re delicious served with lamb. If you...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 23, 2014

Hi Everyone, so we finally got a substantial rain last week- 2 inches worth. The fall crops should now begin to grow a little better. We also had our third light frost last night;...

Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Waffles

This recipe comes from the Smitten Kitchen website.  Kabocha or Buttercup squash are an easy replacement for the pumpkin in this (or any) recipe.

Joey Russo, Green Mountain Maple Sugar Refinery

Fall Maple Syrup and Honey available

Hi everyone, if you missed the spring order of maple syrup, or would like to purchase more maple products now is your chance!  Please fill out the attached form and mail it back to...