Westfield Area CSA Blog

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 7, 2008

Hi Folks, Murphy’s Law ruled again this past week, with various problems with tractors, and the refrigeration unit on my box truck. After having spent $1800 to set up 3 phase electric to run...

Moo Shu Turkey Wraps

Moo Shu Turkey (or Tofu)

Here’s a great recipe for cabbage and leftover poultry! Feel free to use tofu instead of the cooked turkey or chicken for a vegetarian option.

Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup

This recipe takes Julia Child’s recipe for cream of cucumber soup and turns it into a healthier zucchini version.

Hungarian Bean Soup

Cold Green Bean Soup (Hungarian)

This surprisingly easy and tasty recipe is from The Complete Book of Soups and Stews by Bernard Clayton Jr.  It is great served hot or cold and freezes well.  Try it with all the different...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 31, 2008

Hello everyone, The good news for this week is that we received some much needed rain. The bad news is that now we’re getting a little too much rain at a time when we...

Summer Squash/Zuchinni

So what exactly is summer squash? How is it different from its cousin, winter squash? Simply put, summer squash are those types harvested during the growing season, when the fruit is immature and the...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 24, 2008

Hi Folks, Hot enough for you? It was a rough week for my workers and me, trying to work in this heat. And most of the plants, even the heat loving ones, don’t really...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 17, 2008

Hello Everyone, Well I have finally finished planting the winter squash and the edamame soybeans. Better late than never is an expression that doesn’t quite work in farming, but with a little rain and...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 10, 2008

Hi Folks, It was another hectic week at the farm, but a lot was accomplished. One of the major projects that has been worrying me for the last several weeks was the laying of...

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs

Everyone knows that a sprinkle of fresh herbs turns that ordinary family dinner into something extraordinary. But did you know that fresh herbs have a high antioxidant activity?