...This is Communtiy Supported Agriculture Sept 15 Harvest Kickoff! More info to come

8/20/2019

Good Day,

Here is your weekly reminder and farm report set your reminders to come and pickup fresh produce....

*Officially save the date for a fun night of Music & Food September 15! Come to the 2019 Harvest Kickoff! this event is to celebrate all the work and workers in our Ag community if you grow produce, hemp, hay, livestock we are all in the main harvest season and us farmers like to work hard and play hard. But we need a pressure relief valve and we are so happy to collaborate with our partners at Pressed Coffee and Wine House this year. Its nice to have their support as we needed some help. I also think it will be fun to celebrate harvest and community off this dirty old farm. This is 100% fun for the whole family.

We will still host a end of season appreciation event in October at the farm but we need some more time to prepare.

The event will be $7.00 at the door to support the musicians. Pressed will be open with a full selection of coffee, wine and cocktail bar. We will be offering food specials featuring our farm fresh produce. We will also pop up a farm market. So, lets have a good time, tell your friends!

....This is Community Supported Agri-Culture Harvest Kickoff Sept 15

5-9pm @Pressed in Palisade In Collaboration with Field To Fork
Featuring Music by American Culture (Denver) & Pure Weed (Paonia)

Farm Stand Hours

-Wednesday 4 - 7 farm stand open and CSA distribution

-Thursday GJ Farmers Market 5:30-8:30 CSA Distribution is available at Market for those who signed up to pickup downtown. Pickup downtown is 35.00 fee for the season.

-Friday 4 - 7 farm stand open and CSA Distribution

-Saturaday 10 - 2 farm stand open and CSA distribution 10-1pm
(for best produce come early) We don't want to run out of anything for you.

-Sunday 10-2 farm stand open (NO CSA) if you need to pickup sunday please ask in advance and we will set a share aside for you. We try to relax on Sunday... and sell any and all left over produce.

To Expect This Week:
Salad Mix
Peaches
Garlic
Beets (gold, chiogga, red)
Baby Carrots
Onion (scallion, white, red, yellow, shallot) Choose 2
Cucumber (green slicer, lemon, pickeling)
Tomato
Watermelon or Cantaloupe
Green Chilies
Shishito peppers
Pick your own Cherry Tomatoes and Basil is Open

Weekly Recipe: By Martha Stewart
(thank you, we always need a little Martha)

Tomato, Baby-Lettuce, and Olive-Bread Salad



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Ingredients

 

3 slices (about 3 ounces) olive or other rustic bread, toasted

  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 pound large ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)

  • 1 head (about 2 ounces) baby tender lettuce, such as red oak leaf or Boston, leaves separated and torn if large

  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives

  • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves

  • 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves

  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  1. 1. Brush toasted bread with 2 tablespoons oil; season with salt and pepper. Break into 1-inch pieces. Transfer to a large bowl and add tomatoes, zucchini, lettuce, and olives; season with salt and pepper.

  2. 2. Combine herbs, garlic, vinegar, water, and remaining 4 tablespoons oil in a food processor and pulse until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle salad with 1/4 cup dressing and toss. Serve with remaining dressing on the side.





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Your Farmers,
Scott, Jessica and Clive Washkowiak
970-216-2642

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