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Tag: CSA

Seasonal Eating for Your Soul

Fun fact: On Wednesdays I help Vegetable Husband, a local CSA, by sharing the week’s harvest on their blog along with some recipes to help folks cook what’s in their baskets. It’s a fun, delicious way to stay in tune with what’s local and seasonal, and these transitional times of year are my favorite.

5 Good Reasons to Join a CSA

Join the growing (pun intended) number of people who are discovering CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture). A CSA, also known as โ€œsubscription farming,โ€ is a way for people to buy super fresh, in-season produce like fruits and vegetables and even meat directly from local farmers.

CSA Behind the Scenes: Sorting Veggies

A couple of weeks ago I got a “promotion” at the CSA where I volunteer. Instead of delivering veggies to our customers, I’m now photographing and documenting the processes and sharing behind-the-scenes moments on the Vegetable Husband blog. It’s been really fun, and this week I showed up early to follow the team around while they sorted veggies. I’m going to be sharing my experiences here, too, and if there’s anything you guys would like to see, ask away!

Eating Fresh, Local Food Direct Through Community Supported Agriculture

If youโ€™re looking to eat amazingly fresh food, support local farmers, and live a more sustainable lifestyle, then consider investing in a farm share. Also known as Community Supported Agriculture (or CSA), farm sharing has become an increasingly common option for consumers to purchase food directly from a local farm.

Turnip Recipe: Curried Carrot and Turnip Soup with Cilantro Gemolata

This recipe should be called, โ€œshake hands with turnipsโ€ because turnips are the only vegetable that Iโ€™ve yet to make friends with. In fact, I donโ€™t think Iโ€™d ever eaten a turnip until my husband and I joined a CSA. Now they show up in our baskets all the time, mocking us. Iโ€™ve tried them in dozens of recipes, but this is by far my favorite.

Organic Farming Internships and Opportunities

Are you agricurious? Do you want to learn more about where your food comes from? What better way than to work on a farm? Here are some great ways that you can get involved in organic and sustainable farming, whether you have a weekend, two weeks, or a summer to devote.