Westfield Area CSA Blog

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News-September 25, 2008

Hi Everyone, We’ve enjoyed spectacularly beautiful weather these past 2 weeks but now we are in need of rain once again. There is a chance for some showers at the end of this week,...

Edamame

Edamame

The Japanese name edamame literally means “twig bean”, and is a reference to the short stem attached to the pod. This term originally referred to young soybeans in general.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- September 18, 2008

Hello Everyone! As I predicted the bountiful rain of last weekend has worked miracles on my fields. The fall brassicas and lettuces are growing spectacularly and the many thousands of seeds I planted before...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- September 11, 2008

Hey Folks! Well, we finally received the much needed rain that we’ve been waiting on. A little over 2” fell overnight this past Saturday. I had pretty much known that our best chance for...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- September 4, 2008

Hello Everyone, I hope you all enjoyed a pleasant Labor Day. There won’t be much of a holiday for us here on the farm. With a market and deliveries to prepare for, a day...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 28, 2008

Hello Folks, Another week has passed without rain and it’s begin- ning to make life a bit challenging down here on the farm. As I mentioned previously we are in the midst of a...

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

At some point this summer, you will look in your crisper and realize you have all the ingredients for the perfect summer meal: Gazpacho. This recipe from the Joy of Cooking is easy to...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News August 21, 2008

Hi Folks, The mild summer weather continues, leaving me with little to complain about on that front! We could use some rain though, as the scattered thunderstorms we experienced this past week came and...