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Austin 2017 Farm Share/CSA Week 16 – Summer

Since this is the final week of our Spring/Summer season, members are reminded to return all canvas bags and egg cartons this week. Here’s our expected harvest for week 16: Full Share: Squash or Cucumber, Chinese Cabbage, Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Farm Share/CSA Week 15 – Summer

Here’s our expected harvest for week 15 of our Spring/Summer season: Full Share: Squash or Cucumber, Beans, Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Winter squash, Yellow onion, Red onion Half Share: Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Winter squash, Yellow onion, Red onion   Recipe Here’s a pesto recipe for … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Farm Share/CSA Week 14 – Summer

Here’s our expected harvest for week 14 of our Spring/Summer season: Full Share: Squash or Cucumber, Beans, Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Winter squash, Yellow onion, Red onion Half Share: Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Winter squash, Yellow onion, Red onion Recipe Try these delicious Jalapeño Poppers this … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Farm Share/CSA – Week 13 Summer

Here’s our expected harvest this week: Full Share: Tomatoes, Okra, Beans, Chard, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Winter Squash, Yellow onion, Red onion Half Share: Tomatoes, Okra, Carrots, Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Squash or Cucumber, Yellow onion, Red onion Recipe We made this Stir-Fried Eggplant last night … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Summer Farm Share/CSA – Week 12

Our Spring/Summer season has definitely transitioned from spring to summer.  Here’s our expected harvest this week: Full Share: Carrots (triple portion), Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Squash or cucumber, Yellow onion, Red onion, Tomatoes (triple portion), Okra, Beans, Chard, Rosemary Half Share: Carrots (double portion), Basil, Eggplant, Peppers, Squash or cucumber, Yellow onion, Red onion, Tomatoes, Okra check back later this … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 9

At this halfway point of our 16 week Spring/Summer season, many summer varieties are just about ready.  Some of week’s shares will see the season’s first eggplant, peppers, cucumbers, and okra.  Tomatoes are more abundant this week with enough for all shares. … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 8

We’re starting the turn from spring to summer this week, with tomatoes making their first appearance in some shares.  Most of the blackberries have been harvested but we’ll have enough again this week for the full size shares. Here’s what’s … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 7

This week the bean harvest is hitting full stride as the blackberry harvest begins to wane. We’re also posting a soup recipe one of our members prepared last week.  We welcome your recipe ideas.  If you have a favorite or … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 6

Our flowers are thriving this year!  We have flower shares available if you haven’t signed up yet.  Just let us know and we can get these to you weekly. Here’s a lovely arrangement from last year’s garden to give you … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 5

It’s peak blackberry season here at Blessing Falls and we should have enough for all CSA members.  These don’t have a long shelf life so we harvest just a day or two before delivery.   Be sure to eat these … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 4

Field Notes: This week we are trellising tomatoes and prepping new beds for squash, cucumbers, melons and other summer crops. The tomato plants are loaded with flowers and new growth! Full shares will receive bulb fennel this week – this … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 3

It’s a rainy Tuesday morning as we wait to harvest this afternoon for tomorrow’s shares. So far we’ve had an hour of heavy rain after a few hours of drizzle off and on.  The forecast looks dry for this afternoon … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 2

The garden is exploding this week! We expect to have our first harvest of carrots, cabbage and more within the next 2 weeks and our tomatoes are already beginning to flower! Unfortunately, with the warm weather and rain come lots … Continue reading

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Austin 2017 Spring Farm Share/CSA – Week 1

We’re excited to begin another year of sharing the farm harvest with our members! Thanks so much to all who have rejoined us again and for all the new members.  Work on this week’s harvest began in December with ordering … Continue reading

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Austin 2016 Fall Farm Share/CSA – Week 6

Here’s our expected harvest this week, though shares may vary: Full Share: Swiss Chard (double portion), Mizuna (double portion), Kale (double portion), Okra, Onions, Tomatoes, Sweet potatoes or pumpkin, Peppers (double portion), Rosemary Half Share:  Swiss Chard, Mizuna (double portion), Kale, Okra … Continue reading

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Austin 2016 Fall Farm Share/CSA – Week 5

Here’s our expected harvest this week, though shares may vary: Full Share:  Mizuna (double portion), Chard, Kale, 2 Onions, Rosemary, Sweet potatoes (double portion), Chinese cabbage, Pumpkin, Winter squash, Tomatoes, Okra Half Share: Mizuna (double portion), Chard, Kale, Onions, Rosemary, Sweet … Continue reading

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Austin 2016 Fall Farm Share/CSA – Week 4

Here’s our expected harvest this week, though shares may vary: Full Share: Sweet potatoes (double portion), Sunflower sprouts, Rosemary, Pumpkin or melon, Eggplant or tomatoes, Malabar spinach, squash, Basil, Peppers, Onions, Okra, Black eyed peas (double portion) Half Share: Sweet potatoes, Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Austin 2016 Fall Farm Share/CSA – Week 2

We’re enjoying another (final?) blast of summer weather in late September this week here in central Texas.  This unseasonable taste of August is setting back our plans for cool-season greens.  We’re preparing to plant as soon as the hot weather breaks. … Continue reading

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Austin 2016 Fall Farm Share/CSA – Week 1

Our 10 week Fall season begins, after a 4 week break following 20 consecutive weeks of our Spring and Summer seasons.  The harvest still looks a lot like summer.  We’re planting and working the cool weather greens and varieties, but the … Continue reading

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Beef Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth provides great nutrition and many health benefits.  And bones from our 100% grass fed, naturally raised beef cattle have none of the drawbacks and concerns from conventionally raised cattle.  With no grain, no antibiotics, no synthetic hormones you … Continue reading

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