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The Beet Box: What's Rockin' at Valley Flora

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We put out the "Beet Box" newsletter each week during the Harvest Basket season. It'll help you:

  • Find out what's in your Harvest Basket each week.
  • Find cooking, eating and storage tips for your produce.
  • Get a glimpse into what's happening on the farm.

 Click on any of the Beet Box links below to read current or archived newsletters, organized by week.

New Farmstand Hours for May!

  • For the month of May, the farmstand will be open on Thursdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We will not be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but the Thursday offerings will be more abundant and diverse.   It is self-serve, honor system. Please bring small bills or a check since no change is available.   Asparagus, artichokes, beets, carrots, Abby's Greens, kale, and other goodies may be available...
    May 1 2014 - 10:25pm

Mark Your Calendar! Farm Tour and Potluck May 17th!

  • Remember to mark your calendar for our Spring Farm Tour and Potluck on Saturday, May 17th - rain or shine! 11 am - Tour of the fields, greenhouses and barns (and you'll meet Maude, my giant draft horse!) 1 pm - Potluck in the field (in the barn in case of rain) We'll provide dishes and utensils for the potluck.   Please valleyflora [at] valleyflorafarm [dot] com (subject: RSVP) (RSVP) by...
    May 1 2014 - 10:21pm

Week 28: December 9th

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: The Last Week – Brrrrr! A Mighty THANK YOU! Please Share your Feedback with Us! 2014 CSA Sign-ups The Year in Review   In your share this week: Leeks Kale Shallots Parsnips Potatoes – Red, Yellow Finn and/or Fingerling Carrots Sunshine squash   On Rotation: Brussels sprouts Romanesco cauliflower   The Last Week - Brrrrr! This is it: your last...
    Dec 11 2013 - 8:45am

Week 27: December 2

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: New Produce: Monster Kohlrabi & Scarlet Queen Turnips Tamales This Week! Stuff Some Stockings with Cranky Baby Hot Sauce! Last Two Weeks! 2014 CSA Sign-ups   In your share this week: Delicata Winter Squash Green Cabbage Kohlrabi Leeks Carrots Scarlet Queen Turnips   On Rotation: Broccoli Radicchio Chard   New Produce Monster Kohlrabi: You’ve...
    Dec 3 2013 - 10:49pm

Week 26: Thanksgiving!

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: Wednesday Pick-up Reminder! New Produce (and a Recipe) for Thanksgiving: Parsnips & Sunshine squash   In your share this week: Shallots – 1.5 pounds Brussels sprouts – 1 stalk Carrots – 1.5 pounds Celeriac – 2 heads Kale – 12 ounces Mixed herbs – thyme, rosemary, sage Parsnips – 3 pounds Yellow Finn Potatoes – 5 pounds Sunshine winter squash - 1  ...
    Nov 26 2013 - 11:07pm

Week 25: November 18th

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: Our Thanksgiving Delivery Schedule - Mark your Calendars! Winter Farmstand Going Strong The VF Crystal Ball: What to expect in your Thanksgiving Share   In your share this week: Leeks Beets Carrots Pac choi Lettuce Yellow Finn Potatoes Hakurei turnips Broccoli Delicata winter squash   On Rotation This means that some pickup sites will receive it this week;...
    Nov 20 2013 - 10:19am

Week 24: November 11th

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: New Produce of the Week: Gold Shallots, Celeriac, Romanesco, Winter Sweet Squash Our Thanksgiving Delivery Schedule (PLEASE READ!)   In your share this week: Gold Shallots Broccoli Romanesco Cauliflower Cabbage Carrots Celeriac Rainbow Chard Head Lettuce Radishes Winter Sweet Squash   On Rotation This means that some pickup sites will receive it this week;...
    Nov 13 2013 - 8:47am

Week 23: November 4th

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: New Produce of the Week: Brussels sprouts, Delicata squash, Reine des Glaces lettuce Reminiscent of Spring: Pac choi, Hakurei turnips & mizuna Tamales This Week! Waiting on the Broccoli: Racing Persephone   In your share this week: Yellow onions Carrots Broccoli Brussels sprouts Pac choi Reine des Glaces lettuce Yellow Finn Potatoes Hakurei turnips Mizuna...
    Nov 6 2013 - 1:05pm

Week 22: October 28th

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: New Produce of the Week: Butternut Squash Phatty - Fat Leeks!   In your share this week: Leeks Carrots Rainbow Beets Head Lettuce Winterbor Kale Radishes Butternut Squash Arugula   On Rotation This means that some pickup sites will receive it this week; others next week or in a future week. Broccoli   NEW PRODUCE OF THE WEEK Butternut Squash: Everyone...
    Oct 29 2013 - 4:49pm

Week 21: October 21st

  • In This Week’s Beet Box: New Produce of the Week: Spaghetti Squash Cover Crops and Strawberry Crowns Remember, No More Abby’s Greens Salad Shares Fall Farmstand Hours   In your share this week: Yellow Onions Carrots Braising Mix Parsley Head Lettuce Red Potatoes Radishes Spaghetti Squash   On Rotation This means that some pickup sites will receive it this week; others next week or...
    Oct 23 2013 - 10:29am

beet recipe in NY Times

This sounds really good!  Haven't given it a try yet.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/health/nutrition/08recipehealth.html?s...
or if that doesn't work try:
http://tinyurl.com/2e4464q