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Report from Fearless Forager, week of 08.25.2008

Here’s what she’s got planned for our Local Boxes this week:

  • edamame
  • cucumber
  • cantaloupe
  • zucchini
  • pattypan squash
  • mixed variety okra
  • red, yellow, green & orange bell peppers
  • eggplant
  • red burgundy onions
  • chile peppers
  • red potatoes
  • “Caspian Pink” heirloom tomato
  • lettuce
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Local Box, 08.20.2008

Some old friends and some new ones arrived in my Local Box today!  My joy at seeing two “Caspian Pink” heirloom tomatoes knows no bounds.  It’s just not summer without fresh tomatoes, so I’m glad we get some more summer, yet.  And check out the variety okra!  Any great ideas to feature these unusual varieties?  I can’t wait to enjoy sliced cantaloupe with breakfast tomorrow.  And we’re going to have to get serious about eating some potatoes, sweet potatoes, and kabocha squash!  I’ve been saving up… This bounty might call for some mass roasting.

How are you planning to eat out of your Local Box this week?

Report from Fearless Forager, week of 08.18.2008

Here’s what to look for in your Greenling Local Box this week:

  • butternut or acorn squash
  • cucumber
  • heirloom tomatoes
  • cantaloupe
  • yellow squash
  • zucchini
  • pattypan squash
  • okra, mixed variety–red velvet, jade & clemson
  • purple hull or black-eyed peas
  • eggplant–purple or white
  • onions–1015, yellow granix or red burgundy onion
  • peppers–red bell, green bell, serrano, jalapeño
  • red potatoes
  • sweet potatoes