NOF Updates: August 2

The Share for August 2, 3, and 4, 2011

The Vegetable Share: Carrots with tops; Beets with Greens; Zucchini/Summer Squash; Green Peppers; Cucumbers; Green Beans; Sweet Corn; Herbs–choice of: Basil, Dill, Cilantro, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, Thyme.

The Fruit Share: Peaches; Plums–Yellow, Red.

Recipes: Zucchini and Cucumber Gazpacho; Indian-Spiced Green Beans; Roasted Corn with Basil Vinaigrette; Tunisian-Spiced Frittata; Wine-Poached Beets; Plum Chile Salsa.

Enjoy!

– Sadly lettuce will not be in the share for a few weeks. The Tarnish Bugs destroyed the Summer crop. They feed on the leaf stem leaving an unpleasant brown stain. Big Eye Bugs eat them, but we have been unable to purchase them and the Buckwheat cover crop does not seem to attract them. STEW

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