This morning the bees were hard at work throughout the fields pollinating the plentiful blossoms. Thousands of immature cucumbers, eggplant and peppers are appearing quickly. 

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Sugar Snap Peas get their name from their sweet flavor and the “snappy” crunch they make in your mouth!  What is your favorite way to eat Sugar Snap Peas?  E-mail recipes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Butter-Crunch Lettuce is one of Stoneledge Farm's Favorite lettuce.

Below is a link to a tasty herb dressing.  You can add your summer savory to this recipe as well!

https://www.stoneledge.farm/csa-program/recipes/70-garlic-herb-vinagrette

 

Purslane

Purslane has a mild, slightly lemony flavor.
 To Prep:  Wash very well.  Cut the leaf clusters off the main stem and into small bite-size pieces.  
Eating raw-Add to a salad and toss with citrusy vinaigrette.   
Cooked-Slightly sauté purslane.   
 
Sautéed Purslane with Garlic and Onions

INGREDIENTS

-Purslane, very well cleaned and drained

-2 Tbs olive oil

-1 small onion, peeled and diced

-2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced

-salt & pepper

DIRECTIONS

Cut cleaned purslane into small bite size pieces.

In a large frying pan, add oil and heat to medium high.

Sauté onion, add garlic and continue 30 seconds more.

Add the greens and sauté about eight to ten minutes, or until tender.

Lower heat and allow any accumulated liquid to evaporate, about five minutes.

Add salt & pepper to taste.

 

The 2016 CSA Season is just about one week away.   Sign ups for the 2016 season end June 5th for Monday pickups,  June 6th for Tuesday pickups and June 7th for Wednesday pickups.  The optional share deadline is June 3rd.  If you wish to add a coffee, fruit or mushroom share to your  vegetable order, please do before June 3rd.  Looking forward to a bountiful season. 

 

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