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2020 CSA- Week #15

By Lindsay Browning | September 21, 2020

Massaro Community Farm Your local certified organic vegetable farm 2020 CSA – Week #15 September 21, 2020 Notes From the Farm Happy Fall! The autumnal equinox is tomorrow, September 22nd, at 9:31am EDT marking the astronomical start of fall in the northern hemisphere. With recent night temps in the mid 40s here at the farm, the feeling of fall is very much upon us. Fall is always the season I look forward to most, and after such a hot and dry summer, it is a most welcome transition this year. This week we’ll harvest bunches of salad mix greens, which can be eaten raw or cooked. Over the years many have asked what the is in this mix. The mix is made up of a number of mustard greens, which varies a bit from year to year based on seed availability and our own trials, deciding whether to include something new or remove something that didn’t perform as well. It may also include some arugula, claytonia, mache, plus a few varieties of bok choi and kale. This year’s mix has mizuna, tat soi, green wave, red giant, garnet giant, golden frills, ruby streaks, red russian kale and more. The first…

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