Dog Days and Delicious Dinners

Farmers feel a little cranky this time of year but are consoled by all the delicious food! We spend most of our time harvesting, mowing and planting for the fall.. As temperatures rise, CSA shares should be at peak weight. Below are some of the crops you can expect during this month:​​

  • cucumbers

  • eggplant

  • garlic

  • head lettuce

  • herbs

  • sweet peppers

  • hot peppers

  • scallions

  • snap beans

  • tomatoes (heirlooms, cherries, slicers)

  •  swiss chard

  • onions

  • potatoes

  • yellow and green squash

Roast Chicken with Aji-Li-Mojili

Roast chicken with garlic and sweet pepper sauce from the Puerto Rican Cookery by Carmen Aboy Valldejuli.

Red curry & miso bowl

Nutritious veggie packed bowl filled with flavor.

Easy sesame chicken lettuce wraps

This simple meal is healthy and delicious, perfect for lunch or dinner.

Cucumber-watermelon salad

Cucumber and watermelon are the perfect foods to cool down during the sweltering days of August.

Tomato, peach & corn panzanella

Sweet corn, summer-ripe tomatoes, and tart peaches create a medley of summer flavor in this salad.

Warm summer garden salad with salmon

This salad combines so many of the best flavors of summer into one meal.

Garlic roasted potatoes

Garlic is a great way to jazz up the potatoes that are harvested at the end of the summer.

Many-veggie roasted vegetable pasta

Fresh veggies make this pasta fresh for summer.

Summer grilled corn salad with cilantro lime dressing

What's more summery than sweet corn and zesty cilantro?

Breakfast quesadillas with bell peppers

Add some veggies to your morning with this pepper filled quesadilla.

How to roast eggplant

Get back to basics with this simple technique that is sure to produce a delicious dish.