Monthly Archive: October 2021

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 25, 2021

Hi Folks! It appears we have a bit of a rainy week ahead, but the temperatures remain mild for late October. We have another very nice share for you this week. We harvested a lot of peppers- both green and colored ahead of what we thought might be a frost over the weekend. So there will be a mix in the shares, please take some of the green ones in the mix and leave some of the ripe ones for those who come later. Some groups may receive baby bells. (more…)

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are native to Central and South America and are one of the oldest vegetables known to man.  They have been consumed since prehistoric times as evidenced by sweet potato relics dating back 10,000 years that have been discovered in Peruvian caves. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 18, 2021

Hi All!  So, it was a good weather week, and the crops continue to grow nicely.  It looks as though we have one more week before the first frost of the season.  As forecast presently, it should be a light frost over two nights.  After that, it is expected to warm up a bit and stay balmy for another week.  Nice! (more…)

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family, which includes cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and kale.  This unique cauliflower originated and was first identified in the 16th century in Italy. Sometimes called Romanesco broccoli, it looks nothing like broccoli and its flavor is much milder and sweeter than either broccoli or cauliflower. (more…)

Baked Veggie Chips

Parsnip Chips

Kale and potato chips aren’t the only chips in town. You can also make parsnip chips. Roasting parsnips brings out their unique sweetness and charm, so if you are at a loss for what to make of parsnips, don’t swap them yet – try making chips. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 11, 2021

Howdy Y’all! So after a gray and drizzly week, it appears we have some wonderful weather coming in the week ahead. Highs in the seventies; even approaching 80 by Friday and most importantly, ample sunshine! No frost is predicted for the next 2 weeks, not bad for mid-October! (more…)