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Brix Bounty Farm 2016 Summertime CSA Focus on the Fields Newsletters

2016 Week 1:  June 7 & 10

Note:  in 2014 & 2015 we took a hiatus from uploading our CSA newsletters to our website… life gets busy.

 Brix Bounty Farm 2013-14 Wintertime CSA Focus on the Fields Newsletters

  • Wintertime Distribution #1, November 8, 2013:  Asian Greens Mix, Cabbage, Carrots, Hot Peppers, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Red Russian Kale, Rover Red Radishes, Winter Squash, & more…
  • Wintertime Distribution #2, November 22, 2013:  Asian Greens Mix, Cabbage, Carrots, Hot Peppers, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Macomber Turnips, Radishes, Red Russian Kale, Winter Squash, & more…
  • Wintertime Distribution #3, December 6, 2013:  harvest TBA
  • Wintertime Distribution #4, December 20, 2013:  harvest TBA
  • Wintertime Distribution #5, January 10, 2014:  harvest TBA
  • Wintertime Distribution #6, January 24, 2014:  harvest TBA

Brix Bounty Farm 2013 Focus on the Fields CSA Newsletters

  • 2013 Week 1, June 10 – June 14:  Bright Lights Swiss Chard, Crunchy Royale Radishes, Garlic Scapes, Lettuce Heads!, Pac Choi, Spinach, Superdukat Dill, & More…

 

 

2012 Focus on the Fields CSA Newsletters

  • 2012 Week 1, June 11-June 15: Arugula, Cilantro, Dandelion Greens, Garlic Scapes, Hakurei Salad Turnips, Head Lettuce (Bibb, Red Leaf, and Romaine), Kohlrabi, Pac Choi, Spinach, & Swiss Chard
  • 2012 Week 2, June 18-22: Arugula, Broccoli (for some), Garlic Scapes, Hakurei Turnips, Kale, Lettuce Heads, Radishes, Scallions, & more…
  • 2012 Week 3, June 25-29: Basil, Broccoli (for some), Cucumbers, Deep Purple Scallions, Farao Cabbage, Kolibri Kohlrabi, Romaine Lettuce Heads, Parsley, Scarlet Queen Turnips, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Swiss Chard, & more…
  • 2012 Week 4, July 2-6: Alpine Daikon Radish, Basil, Beets, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Magenta French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Kale, Napa Cabbage, Pac Choi, Radishes, Two Star Green Leaf Lettuce, Summer Squash & Zucchini, & more…
  • 2012 Week 5, July 9-13: Basil (Pesto Bunches), Beets, Cabbage, Cilantro (for some), Cucumbers, Jalapeno Peppers, Magenta Summer Crisp Lettuce, Napa Cabbage, Purplette Mini-Onions, Summer Squash & Zucchini, & more… and the debut of the Pick Your Own Patch with Fresh String Beans, Greens, & Herbs.
  • 2012 Week 6, July 16-20: Beets, Bulb Fennel, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fresh Garlic, Green Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Magenta Summer Crisp Lettuce, Mini-Onions (for some), Parsley (for some), Summer Squash and Zucchini, & more… and in the PYO Patch (Basil, Beans, Bronze Leaf Fennel, Chard, Dill Heads, Kale, Pac Choi, Par-Cel, Sage, Scallions, Tetragonia).
  • 2012 Week 7, July 23-27: Basil, Beets, Carrots, Chard, Eggplant, Jalapeno Peppers, Fresh Garlic, Lettuce, Mini-Onions, Olympian Cucumbers, Red Cabbage, Summer Squash & Zucchini, a few Tomatoes, Winner Kohlrabi (for some), & more… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 8, July 30-Aug 3:  Ailsa Craig Onions, Basil, Celery, Cherry & Juliet Tomatoes, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fresh Garlic, Hot Peppers, Lettuce, Pac Choi, Peppers, Slicing Tomatoes, Summer Squash & Zucchini… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 9, Aug 6-10:  Ailsa Craig Onions, Basil, Beets, Cherry Tomatoes, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Lettuce, Par-Cel, Parsley, Peppers, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Tomatoes… plus the PYO Patch.

Note:  We took a prolonged break from the publication of our CSA Newsletters in August & September as we enjoyed a bit more time with our newly expanded family (welcoming Eulalia “Eula” Christianson, who was born on August 3rd, 2012).  Newsletters Return with Week 17.

  • 2012 Week 10, Aug 13-17:  Ailsa Craig Onions, Basil (Pesto Bunches), Carrots, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Curly Parsley, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Juliet Tomatoes, Lettuce, Peppers, Red Onions, Summer Squash & & Zucchini, Tomatoes (including Heirlooms)… plus the PYO Patch (Cherry Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs, & more…).
  • 2012 Week 11, Aug 20-24:  Beets, Bulb Fennel, Celery, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Lettuce (Nevada & Magenta French Summer Crisp), Mini-Onions, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Tetragonia, Tomatoes… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 12, Aug 27-31:  Basil, Beans, Bronze Leaf Fennel, Celery, Cilantro, Hot Peppers (including Hot Paper Lantern and Ring Of Fire Cayenne), Leeks, Lettuce, Peppers, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Tomatoes… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 13, Sept 3-7:  Carrots, Celery, Chard, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Lettuce, Onions, Parsley, Peppers, Scallions, Tomatoes… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 14, Sept 10-14:  Arugula, Dill, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Pac Choi, Onions, Paste Tomatoes, Peppers, Tongue of Fire Shell Beans… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 15, Sept 17-21:  Arugula, Beets, Cilantro, Eggplant, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Heads, Parsley, Peppers, Scallions, Spaghetti Squash, Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash, Tatsoi, Tongue of Fire Shell Beans… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 16, Sept 24-28:  Acorn Squash, Arugula, Beets, Cortland Onions, Eggplant, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Radishes, Parsley, Peppers, Sage, Scallions, Toscano Kale… plus the PYO Patch.
  • 2012 Week 17, Oct 1-5:  Arugula, Carnival Sweet Dumpling Squash, Celeriac, Cilantro, Hakurei Salad Turnips, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Heads & Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Onions, Peppers, Swiss Chard, Tatsoi, & more…
  • 2012 Week 18, Oct 8-12:  Beets, Cherriette Radishes, Dill, Leeks, Hot Peppers, Mizuna & Mustard Greens Mix (Green Wave & Red Giant), Mokum Carrots Potatoes, Peppers, Red Russian Kale, Scallions, Winter Squash & more…
  • 2012 Week 19, Oct 15-19:  Beets, Butternut Squash, Cilantro, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Heads & Mix, Mokum Carrots, Onions, Radishes or Turnips, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tatsoi & more…
  • 2012 “Final” Week 20, Oct 22-26:  Beets, Butternut Squash, Celeriac, Cilantro, Chinese Cabbage, Crunchy Royale Radishes, Hakurei Turnips, Lettuce Heads, Mustard Greens, Onions, Parsley, Purple Haze Carrots, Purple Top Turnips, Savoy Cabbage, & more..

2012-13 Focus on the Fields Wintertime CSA Newsletters

  • Distribution #1, Nov. 2nd 2012:  Acorn Squash, Asian Greens, Beets, Broccoli, Broccoli Raab, Carrots, Cilantro, Daikon Radish, Hakurei Turnips, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Red Russian/Toscano Kale, Parsnips, & Spinach!
  • Distribution #2, Nov. 16th, 2012:
  • Distribution #3, Nov. 30th, 2012:
  • Distribution #4, Dec. 14th, 2012:
  • Distribution #5, Jan. 11th, 2013:
  • Distribution #6, Jan. 25th, 2013:

2011 Focus on the Fields CSA Newsletters

  • 2011 Week 1, June 13-June 17: Arugula, Dill, Garlic Scapes, Head Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Radishes, Salad Turnips, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Swiss Chard & more…
  • 2011 Week 2, June 20-24: Arugula, Braising Greens, Head Lettuce, Kale, Kohlrabi, Parsley, Radishes, Scallions, Spinach, & Sugar Snap Peas
  • 2011 Week 4, July 4 – July 8: Basil, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce Heads, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Portuguese Kale, Scallions, Sugar Snap Peas, Summer Squash/Zucchini, & more…
  • 2011 Week 5, July 11 – July 15: Beets, Broccoli (for some), Bronze Leaf Fennel, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce Heads, Red Cabbage, Summer Squash/Zucchini, & more…
  • 2011 Week 6, July 18-22: Basil, Cilantro, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Napoli Carrots, Parsley, Red Cabbage, Summer Squash/Zucchini, Swiss Chard, White Spear Scallions, & more…
  • 2011 Week 7, July 25-29: Basil, Beets, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers!, Deep Purple Scallions, Dill, Lettuce Heads, Lincoln Leeks, Parsley, Rose Gold Potatoes, Summer Squash/Zucchini, Sylvesta Butterhead Lettuce, Thyme, & more…
  • 2011 Week 8, August 1-5: Basil, Celery, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Nelson Carrots, Purplette Mini-Onions, Summer Squash/Zucchini, & more…
  • 2011 Week 9, August 8-12: Ailsa Craig Onions, Boro and Chioggia Beets,  Cucumbers, Green Peppers, Slicing Tomatoes, Summer Squash/Zucchini, Swiss Chard, & more…
  • 2011 Week 10, August 15-19: Basil, Blue Gold Potatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Dill, Eggplant, Juliet Tomatoes, Lincoln Leeks, Muskmelon, Pac Choi, Peppers, Summer Squash/Zucchini, Tomatoes, Watermelon, & more…
  • 2011 Week 11, August 22-26: Carrots, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Dill, Garlic, Heirloom Tomatoes, Hot Peppers, Onions, Peppers, Scallions, Summer Squash/Zucchini, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, & more…
  • 2011 Week 12, August 29 – Sept 2: Beets, Carrots,  Cherry and Juliet Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Hot Peppers, Onions, Pac Choi, Peppers, Heirloom and Slicing Tomatoes, Tropicana Green Leaf Lettuce, & more…
  • 2011 Week 13, Sept. 5-9: Adirondak Red Potatoes, Cucumbers, Hot Peppers,  Lettuce, Parsley, Peppers, Rainbow Carrots, Sage, Scallions, Tomatoes, & more…
  • 2011 Week 14, Sept. 12-16: Arugula, Cilantro, Crunchy Royale Radishes, Cucumbers, Italian Parsley, Jade Green Beans, Jalapeno Hot Peppers, New Red Fire Lettuce, Onions (Rossa Di Milano or Walla Walla), Peppers, Tomatoes, Winterbor Kale & more…
  • 2011 Week 15, Sept. 19-23: Cukes (a final round), Mustard Greens, Onions, Parsley, Peppers, Rainbow Carrots, Sage, Scallions, Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash & more…
  • 2011 Week 16, Sept. 26-30: Adirondak Blue Potatoes, Celeriac, Garlic, Lettuce Mix, Pac Choi/Kale, Parsley, Peppers, Purple Top Turnips, Radishes, White Spear Scallions, & more…
  • 2011 Week 17, Oct 3-7: Bolero Carrots, Cabbage, Delicata Winter Squash, Green Beans, Hot Peppers, Leeks, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Peppers, Sage, Swiss Chard, & more…
  • 2011 Week 18, Oct 10-14: Acorn Squash, Beets, Bok Choy, Celeriac, Dill, Garlic, Hakurei Turnips, Romaine Lettuce, Peppers, Scallions  & more…
  • 2011 Week 19, Oct 17-21: Bolero Carrots, Hot Peppers, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Peppers, Pie Pumpkins, Purple Top Turnips, Red Bull Onions, Romaine Lettuce, Winterbor Kale, & more…
  • 2011 “Final” Week 20, Oct 24-28: Cabbage, Carola Potatoes, Carrots, Celeriac, Daikon Radishes, Garlic, Lettuce Mix, Onions, Parsley, Pink Beauty Radishes, Sage, Sunshine Winter Squash, Tadorna Leeks

2011-12 Focus on the Fields Wintertime CSA Newsletters

  • Distribution #1, Nov. 4th, 2011:
  • Distribution #2, Nov. 18th, 2011: Beets, Delicata/Sweet Dumpling Squash, Carrots, Celeriac, Garlic, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Macomber Turnips, Mustard Greens, Onions, Potatoes, Radishes, Sage, & Toscano Kale
  • Distribution #3, Dec. 2nd, 2011: Acorn Squash, Celeriac, Carrots, Cortland Onions, Daikon Radish, Fingerling & German Butterball Potatoes, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Pac Choi, Rutabaga, & Spicy Greens.
  • Distribution #4, Dec. 16th, 2011: Bolero Carrots, Butternut Squash, Celeriac, Daikon Radish, Garlic, Kennebec Potatoes, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Macomber Turnips, Red Bull Onions, Pac Choi, Sage, Spicy Greens, & Swiss Chard.
  • Distribution #5, Jan. 6, 2012: Bolero Carrots, Brassica Greens Mix (Arugula, Mizuna, & Mustard Greens), Buttercup Squash, Desiree Potatoes, Garlic, Lettuce Mix, Macomber Turnips, Onions & Spinach.

2010 Focus on the Fields CSA Newsletters

Admittedly we fell off the newsletter cycle during the robust harvests of 2010:

  • Week 1, June 14-18: Asian Greens, Basil, Broccoli, Broccoli Raab, Dill, Kale, Lettuce, Radishes, Salad Turnips, Scallions, Spinach, & Strawberries.
  • Week 2, June 21-25: Arugula, Asian Greens, Basil, Broccoli, Garlic Scapes, Kohlrabi, Parsley, Radishes/Turnips, Spinach, Squash and Zucchini, & Swiss Chard.
  • Week 3, June 28-July 2:  Basil, Beets, Broccoli, Cucumbers, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Radishes, Red Russian Kale, Salad Turnips, Squash and Zucchini, & Sorrel…
  • Week 4, July 5-9:  Basil, Cucumbers, Curly Kale, Fennel, Kohlrabi, Lettuce Mix, Napa Cabbage, Parsley, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Swiss Chard.
  • Week 5, July 12-16: Basil, Beets, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Deep Purple Scallions, Fennel, Green Beans, Lettuce Mix, Savoyed Cabbage, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Toscano Kale
  • Week 6, July 19-24: Basil, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Head Lettuce, Green Beans, Kohlrabi, Muskmelons (for some), Parsley, Scallions, Slicing Tomatoes, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Swiss Chard.
  • Week 7, July 26-30: Basil, Beets, Cherry and/or Juliet Tomatoes, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Kale, Muskmelons and/or Watermelons, Scallions, & Summer Squash and Zucchini… and maybe Peppers and/or Eggplant.
  • Week 8, Aug 2-6:  Basil, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Herbs (Parsley,Dill, Sage or Fennel) Muskmelons and Watermelons, Scallions and/or Onions, Peppers and/or Eggplant, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Tomatoes (including Heirlooms)!
  • Week 9, Aug 9-13:  Basil, Beets, Cucumbers, Dill, Eggplant, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Fresh Onions, Muskmelons and Watermelons, Peppers, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Tomatoes (including Heirlooms)!
  • Week 10, Aug 16-20:  Cucumbers, Dill, Eggplant, French Summer Crisp Lettuce, Herbs, Hot Peppers, Lincoln Leeks, Peppers, Summer Squash and Zucchini (including Patty Pan), Tomatoes (heaps!), & the season’s last Watermelon for some.
  • Week 11, Aug 23-27:  Basil, Cucumbers, Curly Kale, Dill, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Ruby Ring Onions, Peppers, Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash, Summer Squash and Zucchini, Tomatoes a plenty, & this season’s last Watermelon for some.
  • Week 12, Aug 30-Sept 3:  Basil, Beets (maybe), Cucumbers, Eggplant, Green Beans, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Leeks, Parsley, Peppers, Sage, Summer Squash and Zucchini, & Tomatoes like it’s 2010.
  • Week 13, Sept 6-Sept 10:  Basil, Beets, Broccoli (for some) Cucumbers, Dill, Green Beans, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Patty Pan Summer Squash and Zucchini, Peppers, Ruby Ring Onions, Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash, & Tomatoes.
  • Week 14, Sept 13-17:  Broccoli, Cucumbers, Delicata Winter Squash, Eggplant (for some), Green Beans, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Heads or Mix, Leeks, Summer Squash and Zucchini, Peppers, & Tomatoes (Garden Peach, Cherry, and Heirlooms).
  • Week 15, Sept 20-24:  Arugula, Broccoli, Cucumbers, Delicata/Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash, Dill, Fresh Shelling Beans (Tongue of Fire), Hot Peppers, Lettuce Heads or Mix, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Peppers, Radishes, Red Gold Potatoes, Ruby Ring Onions, & Tomatoes.
  • Week 16, Sept 27-Oct 1:  Acorn Squash, Arugula, Carrots, Cilantro, Hot Peppers, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Peppers, Radishes, Russian Kale, Scallions, Spaghetti Squash, & Tomatoes.
  • Week 17, Oct 4-Oct 8:  All Blue Potatoes, Basil, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Cilantro, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Long Pie Pumpkin, Ruby Ring Onions, Peppers, Swiss Chard, & Tomatoes.
  • Week 18, Oct 11-Oct 15:  Beets, Carrots, Cilantro, Fingerling Potatoes, Garden Peach Tomatoes, Hot Peppers, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce Mix, Mustard Greens, Parsley & Winter Squash (including Long Island Cheese or other specialty variety).
  • Week 19, Oct 18-22:  Carola Potatoes, Carrots, Fennel, Garden Peach Tomatoes, Kohlrabi, Hot Peppers, Lettuce Mix, Pie Pumpkins, Scallions, Shallots, Sunshine Winter Squash, & Vitamin Greens (Asian Green).
  • “Final” Week 20, Oct 25-29:  Beets, Buttercup and Butternut Squash, Carrots, Celeriac, Cilantro, Daikon Radish, Desiree (Red) Potatoes, Hakurei (Salad) Turnips, Lettuce, Leeks, Parsley, Sage, & Winterbor Kale.
Early Summer Brassicas 2010

Early Summer Brassicas 2010