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Flushing CSA Reaches Halfway Mark!

Hello CSA members,

Believe it or not, we have reached the half-way point in the season! The farm is doing their fall planting already but we’re still getting great summer variety! 691 more words



Can someone please  tell  me where the cucumbers have gone? By which I mean proper cucumbers, like we used to have in the Olden Days. You know: a short 6 to 8 inches – sorry, my brain doesn’t work in centimetres – stout , tubular, yellowish-green vegetable that was plentiful, and also cheap. 306 more words



The bounty of summer is beginning to pour in. Our neighbor has more peaches than he knows what to do with. Now we have more peaches than we know what to do with. 448 more words


Greek Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Salad

After a mid-week health scare last week I in need of some serious comfort food. I’m OK now, but I was suffering from a seriously intense headache that was accompanied by numbness in my arms, hands and face. 414 more words


Spicy Homemade Pickles [RECIPE]

Why purchase ready-made pickles at the grocer when they are so easy to make yourself? These are crisp, delicious and packed with flavor. If you’re craving a tart dill pickle, pass on this recipe, as these come out more closely resembling a sweeter (but spicier) bread and butter pickle. 197 more words


Don't leave the garden untended in August ...

…. or you will end up with cucurbits of gargantuan proportions. Fair warning.

The summer squash grew from nothing to its pictured extent in 5 days. 114 more words

Edible Gardening

Harissa rack of lamb and Fattoush

I had a couple of racks of lamb in the freezer from when the Jacob lambs went off to university earlier this year. I fancied some lamb so decided to cook these. 264 more words