8/10-8/12/2017: Craupadine


Crapaudine beets. Photo borrowed from Bakers Seeds, perhaps the only place that sells the seeds.

Quick things:

  • I’ve got no time for quick things!
  • But really, no major changes this week. The wonder of summer continues.

Scroll down for the list of things we’ll have this week!

 

I am running behind on everything this evening. Everything. Sorry if you come to the market first thing Thursday morning and things are a little chaotic. It’s my fault.

One of the things I’m running behind on is examining and cooking the heirloom beets we received this week. They’re the crapaudine variety, reportedly the oldest known variety of beets, and renowned for their flavor. I’d never heard of them, and so requested them based on those two pieces of information. I can’t wait to try them.

For more, I’ll direct you elsewhere: http://leslieland.com/2012/07/crapaudine-beet-the-lady-toad-a-root-to-be-reckoned-with/

And for me, I’m running downstairs to receive the Village Acres delivery!

-Julia


Produce

Beans & Peas

  • Green Beans

Braising/Cooking Greens

  • Collard Greens (urgent use)
  • Green Curly Kale (limited quantities)
  • Lacinato Kale (arriving late Thursday)

Fruit

  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries (black, red, & golden)
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • “Ugly” peaches, for preserving (or just eating)
  • Watermelons

Herbs

  • Basil
  • Dill
  • Parsley

Mushrooms

  • Cremini
  • White
  • Oyster
  • Shiitake

Onions & Garlic

  • Fresh Garlic
  • Fresh Red Onions
  • Fresh Sweet White Onions
  • Baby Leeks
  • Scallions
  • Shallots

Other

  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Italian Eggplant
  • Japanese Eggplant
  • Okra
  • Sweet Corn
  • Tomatillos

Peppers

  • Mixed Bell Peppers
  • Yummy Snack Peppers
  • Cubanelles
  • Jalapenos
  • Poblanos
  • Shishitos

Potatoes

Roots

  • Crapaudine Beets
  • Gold Beets
  • Carrots

Salad Greens

  • Lettuce Mix (very limited quantities)
  • Romaine Lettuce

Tomatoes

  • Red Tomatoes
  • San Marzano Plum Tomatoes
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes

Bread

 

McGrath’s Brick Oven Bakehouse
(fresh Friday & Saturday)

  • McGrath’s Original
  • Sesame Original
  • Country Rye Pan Bread
  • Three Seed
  • Cranberry Pecan
  • Jalapeno Cheddar
  • Baguettes (fresh Saturday only; available frozen every day)
Talking Breads
(fresh Thursday)

  • Batard
  • Ciabatta
  • Miche
  • Seeded