Category Archives: Storage and Preparation

Dinner and Potluck Ideas Using CSA Vegetables

I love preparing and eating summer vegetables. I don’t have any recipes in this post, just a few pictures of food I made and some I didn’t make, to hopefully inspire you to think outside the box using your shares. … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Storing Zucchini and Summer Squash

This time of year every CSA share in the country will probably have some zucchini or summer squash included in their share, ours does!  You’ll want to store it properly to keep it fresh until you are ready to use … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Recipes, Storage and Preparation, Zucchini

Storing Radishes, Carrots, Grilling Onions and Turnips

I did a little experiment I want to share with you. 5 weeks ago, the last time we got radishes in our CSA share, I wanted to see how long they would stay crisp and fresh stored in my refrigerator. … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Radish, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

PSA on New Potatoes

New potatoes are a little different than longer storing potatoes. The thickness of the skin of a potato is determined by when it is harvested and the age of the plant it is harvested from. New potatoes are harvested while the … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Potatoes, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Trim-Wash-Store-Cook

Hello 2018 CSA Memebers. I’m Mo McKenna. I write a weekly CSA food blog for the Red Wagon Farm. I also work at the Thursday CSA pick-up at the Farm. Whether you are new to CSA or old pro, I … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Freeze the Summers Bounty

I hear lots of great comments at CSA pickup about how much food you are getting every week. Some people say they can barely get through one weeks share before they get the next. It’s a great problem to have! … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Worms and Organic Corn

Oh my gosh. We grew corn! This is the first year Wyatt has grown corn and look at how beautiful it is! And it is delicious. I ran home and cooked two ears and that was my dinner tonight. Eating … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Corn, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Peaches-Storing and Keeping

This week the CSA members who have Fruit Shares will be getting peaches from our friends the Western Slope this week. We will probably have several more weeks of peaches in the Fruit Share so I wanted to have a … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Peaches, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Storing Lettuce and Bagged Greens

We get lots of greens here at Red Wagon CSA (yay!) so I thought I would show people how I store my lettuce and cut greens for maximum freshness and ease of use. We weigh, bag, and seal the lettuce … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 2 Comments

Storing Parsley and Basil

…cilantro too, but I don’t have any right now :( Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Herbs, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment