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CSA: Week 6

This week in my CSA share I received:Turnip with greens attachedMustard GreensLettuceGreen onionsDozen eggsThe hen union must have come to terms with their employer because they appear to be back to work. :)I've learned with my CSA produce that I have to wash all the greens on Tuesday night when I get home or I'm… Continue reading CSA: Week 6

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CSA: Week 5

This week in my CSA share I received:TurnipsMustard GreensTurnip GreensGreen onionLettuceI was supposed to get eggs this week but Karin said the hens were on strike and she'd have to make up my dozen next week. That was fine by me because I still have quite a few eggs leftover from last time. I was… Continue reading CSA: Week 5

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First CSA Share

Today I picked up my first CSA share of the season. I signed up for the produce & egg programs so I received:A dozen eggsRadishesGreen onionsSpinachMustard GreensMixed LettuceThe CSA gal Karin said everything had been harvested this morning so it was super fresh! I was happy to see the lettuce and spinach because I wanted… Continue reading First CSA Share

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CSA: Community Supported Agriculture

About a month ago I was poking around on the web, checking out some of my favorite blogs when I came across an article on CSAs over on Bankergirl. Being an accountant and interested in numbers and finances I read several personal finance blogs regularly including Bankergirl and The Simple Dollar.Anyway Heidi at Bankergirl had… Continue reading CSA: Community Supported Agriculture

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Peculiar Spice Company: Cheesy Chicken Soup

I discovered the Peculiar Spice Co. a few years ago at a local craft show that MIL operates called Craft Patch. There was constantly a traffic jam of people around their booth because they were giving out free samples of all their products.Peculiar Spice Co. produces and sells mixes: soup mixes, dip mixes, sweet mixes,… Continue reading Peculiar Spice Company: Cheesy Chicken Soup