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Fall CSA | Week 1

Week 1: 9/2 - 9/5


Thursday 3pm - till Sunday Night | SELF SERVE

13197 10TH St. South. Afton, MN. 55001 | 612.770.7194

NOTE: we are currently residing our barn and building a new one. please be careful of vehicles and people when at the farm. thanks!

On the farm this week: Welcome to the fall share!! Your purple CSA bags are in the walk-in cooler hanging under your name. We also have a CSA ONLY TABLE near the garage door with your tomatoes on them. You are welcome to pick up your bag anytime between now and Sunday evening. Let us know if you have any questions!!

pictures from the farm


In Your Bag This Week

CHERRY TOMATOES and a slicer: These are on the CSA ONLY TABLE that is now by the garage door. Store on your counter, do not put in the fridge.

Chinese Cabbage: Great for coleslaw or in soups! Store in a bag in the fridge.

Tomatillos:these are related to tomatoes but come wrapped in a paper husk. They make great salsa verde or just roast them and eat them. Store in a bag in the fridge.

Arugula: peppery and crisp, arugula makes a great base for a salad or adds flavor to a sandwich or wrap. Store in a bag in your fridge.

Carrots: crisp and sweet and nice to eat. Store in a bag in your fridge.

Kale: pull leaves from stems and eat raw or cooked. these also make great kale chips Store in a bag in your fridge.

Green Beans: steam, boil or sautéed beans always make the perfect side to any meal.

Celery: time to make soup! great eaten raw or cooked but remember, its the real thing so it has A LOT of flavor. Store in a bag in your fridge.

full shares also received Cucamelons: like little watermelons that taste like a sour cucumber. super fun in a salad or refrigerator pickled. Store in a bag in your fridge.

Sweet Peppers: so sweet and crisp and fantastic!! if you don't get to eateing these within a few days, they freeze really well. just cut them the size you like to cook with and put them in a sealed bag in your freezer. Store in a bag in your fridge.


Sweet and Sour Roasted Napa Cabbage | Serves: 4 | total time: 25 mins


2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon whole-grain Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon grated garlic

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 head napa (Chinese) cabbage, cut lengthwise into quarters

Cooking spray


  • Place a large roasting pan in oven. Preheat oven and pan to 450°.

  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl.

  • Coat cut sides of cabbage with cooking spray. Place cabbage, cut sides down, on preheated pan; bake 6 minutes. Turn cabbage onto other cut side; bake an additional 6 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Heat broiler to high. Brush cabbage evenly with oil mixture; broil 3 minutes or until browned and caramelized.



Braised Celery with Cheese & Onion sauce | Serves: 4 | total time: 30 mins


1 large or 2 small heads of celery 1 oz