allandale farm csa, the final week

I can’t believe our CSA is over!!  It was an awesome experience and I loved picking up our produce at the farm each week, but…it was a pretty annoying drive to and from each week.

To me, it was worth it because we received fresh, locally grown produce each week and we were able to create meals and recipes from those.  I used to look through my cookbooks and decide what we were going to make during the week, then buy everything that I needed.  But, by just winging it instead, we have saved so much money!  Instead of just picking up what we need for a certain meal, we created a meal with what we had.  We used more pantry items and created delicious, simple dinners that would fit into anyone’s budget.

I’m sad to see it end, but hopefully we’ll find one closer next year!

Most items that we received this week will last for weeks ahead, such as squashes, onions and garlic.

Apples

Mesclun Mix

Mustard Greens

Carnival Squash

Acorn Squash

Carrots

Onions

Arugula

Radishes

Turnips

Garlic

And…a Carving Pumpkin!!

I can’t wait to carve a pumpkin (and roast the seeds) this weekend!!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: