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CSA box Week of 13 May

13th May 2008

CSA box Week of 13 May

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Got our box o’ veges from the CSA farm today. We are really loving out weekly allotment of vegetables and because we’re paying what seems to us to be a lot of money for our veg, we’re eating a lot of vegetables so they don’t go to waste. And, on the whole, enjoying them.

Today we received the following:

English garden peas (which are still in the pods so Precious andĀ  I shell them)

‘Buds of May’ Lettuce

Nantes Carrots (they taste like NZ carrots - very sweet!)

Mediterranean Cucumber

Red Spring Onions

Bloomsdale Spinach

French Breakfast Radishes

Albion Strawberries (AMAZING!)

Jessup’ s Ruby Grapefruit

I didn’t think that we would continue to get the box after our three months was up, but after discussing it with Handsome we decided that it was a worthwhile investment because we’re eating fantastic local vegetables, tons more than we would normally eat, and a wide variety instead of just peas and broccoli, with the occasional can of green beans thrown in.

I highly recommend you look into it. You can find info about a CSA farm near you at localharvest.orgĀ 

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