Drowning in Veggies? 5 Steps for Using a CSA Farm Share

It’s dinnertime on a Wednesday, and you’ve just been handed 10 pounds of fresh, organic, locally-grown, assorted vegetables!

You’re eager to get some of them onto your family’s plates tonight and make sure you use every bit as wisely as you can before next week—when another load of vegetables will arrive—and you never know what kind of veggies they’ll be until you get them. How will you work your way through such unpredictable abundance?

I’ve got 15 years of experience in utilizing the weekly crate of vegetables from our community-supported agriculture (CSA) farm.  I explain my approach in 5 basic steps and explain how it applied to one week’s actual food for my family, in my first post as a contributing writer for Kitchen Stewardship!  Click on the image to read the article.

CSA Overload!

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5 thoughts on “Drowning in Veggies? 5 Steps for Using a CSA Farm Share

  1. HI Becca,
    Great article. I love your information and how to outlined exactly what to do with each different type of produce, which sounds very efficient and productive.The great recipes you shared sound delicious and so healthy too. CSA are great but you usually do get some food you can’t use. Your idea of swapping with friends and neighbors is excellent way not to end up wasting food. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & tweeted!

  2. Hi Becca,
    Just a note to let you know that I have chosen your post as one of features for this weeks Real Food Fridays blog hop that goes live every Thursday @ 7 pm EST. Thank you sharing your information and being part of Real Food Fridays mission to help make this a healthier world.

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