This week we received a butternut squash (yay!), 1 quart of fingerling potatoes, 1 small bulb of fennel, 2 heads of broccoli, 1 quart of tomatoes, 1 head of garlic, 2 bell peppers, 3 jalapeno peppers, 1 head of lettuce, 1 bunch of radishes, 1 large bowl of arugula, and 1 large bowl of tatsoi.
Last week’s potato mystery has been solved: the wrong size basket was put out for gathering each share, so each person inadvertently took too many and the potatoes ran out quickly. However, the farm was nice enough to send an extra couple of bins of red potatoes this week for those of us who missed out on potatoes last time. I didn’t expect that and it was a very nice thing for them to do.
I picked up my share much later than usual today (but still with an hour left in the window), and they had run out of potatoes. Apparently this has been a problem all year: people taking more than their fair share, whether it is accidental or intentional. The produce is delivered in large bins, and there is a big sign telling you how much to take of each vegetable.
This week we received 1 head of broccoli, 3 yellow onions, 1 bunch of leeks, 3 slicing tomatoes, 1 bell pepper, 3 Carmen peppers, 1 pint golden rave tomatoes, 1 basket of green beans, 1 bowl of broccoli rabe greens, 1 bowl of salad mix, and 1 head of garlic. I was hoping to get …