Westfield Area CSA Blog

Roasted Sunchokes

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes (aka Sunchokes)

This recipe, found on allrecipes.com is an easy way to cook these vegetables.  Jerusalem artichokes, or sunchokes, are starchy tubers like potatoes and turnips. When roasted, the skin becomes flaky and the flesh becomes...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – June 3, 2016

Hi Folks, Firstly, I would like to apologize for having been incommunicado until now.  I normally write one or two pre-season updates to keep members apprised of how things are going at the farm....

Westfield CSA accepting applications for 2016 season!

It’s time to sign up for the 2016 season! Why Join a CSA?  First and foremost, you build a relationship with a real person who works hard to bring you fresh produce every week;  You save gas...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 25, 2015

Hi Folks, A few words about the stock up share.  We ended up not having very much winter squash; it did not keep well for us this year. There is only acorn and some...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 19, 2015

Hello Everyone!  So we have reached the end of the season and it is time for me to bid you all adieu until next year.  It was a challenging year, but with farming I...

Rutabagas

Rutabagas

Rutabagas are only called rutabagas in the U.S. Throughout the rest of the world, they’re known as swedes. This ordinary root vegetable is thought to have originated in Bohemia in the 17th century as...

Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

This recipe, from Bon Appétit Magazine is a perfect way to use your fall root vegetables (feel free to substitute), and would make a great Thanksgiving dish.  Serves 8. The key to gratins is...

Autumn Harvest Soup

Autumn Harvest Soup

Here’s an easy recipe found on mercola.com for a sweet soup made with your extra squash and rutabagas.  Try it out!

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 12, 2015

Hello Folks! As we head into the final weeks of the season we are becoming more dependent on roots and tubers to fill your basket. This week we will have carrots again, as well...