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We're learning everyday. Read about our gleanings here.

Learn what’s in this week’s CSA box, and get recipes that are designed to use those ingredients in creative, new ways. We'll share reports from the fields and introduce you to some of our local farm and artisan friends.

CSA Harvest Week 14
This week we are celebrating the kids getting back to school with apple picking! Our mouths are watering with all kinds of fall treats like peanut butter cookies, apple snacking cakes, pork chops braised with cider and savoy cabbage. Lots...
Introducing Jaime
"Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy. I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my head in the sand, but because joy is what the...
CSA Week 11
This week's share:  SaladPotatoesGarlicCucumbersEggplantTomatillos Poblano PeppersBasilBerries Tomatoes Coming off a quick weekend trip to the shore, we've been inspired by all the beautiful fresh fish coming out of southern Connecticut.  While in the land locked Northwest corner we tend to...
CSA Week #10
This Week's Share: escarole eggplant cucumbers sweet peppers ailsa craig onions kale tomatoes squash or zucchini  parsley We are half way through the CSA harvest season, which is a great reason to celebrate with some ratatouille! There are many different...
Harvest CSA Week # 9
This week's share: ChardLeeksPotatoesCeleryEggplantRosemaryCucumbersSummer squash   Welcome, August! The first week of the last full month of summer finds us pulling our early potatoes, as well as leeks and baby celery. The variety we decided to pull first was Peter...
Harvest CSA Week #8
This week's harvest: Fennel Kale Summer Squash & Zucchini Cucumbers Red Onions Basil Cherry Tomatoes or Slicing Tomato Micro Greens Tomatoes are here! If you can manage to get home without gobbling up all the cherry tomatoes on the car...
CSA Harvest Week #7
We have another beautiful share this week: Salad greens green beans cucumbers squash & zucchini cucumbers carrots scallions oregano   We are excited to add an extras feature to the CSA shares. If you are picking up your share during...
CSA Harvest Week #6
Wow! It is hard to believe we are already 6 weeks into the CSA harvest. Pretty much we are right on track. Now that cucumbers and squash are coming in, we will also start to seed some nightshades soon. The...
Introducing Jen
Dear Reader, To those of you I’ve met before, hi again. And to those of you I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting yet, hello, my name is Jen. I’m new to the Husky Meadows team and also new to farming...
CSA Harvest Week #5
This week's share: napa cabbage kohlrabi (not pictured)  scallions peas head lettuce summer squash and/or cucumbers parsley Our Napa cabbages are huge!  We are excited to use the imperfect heads for a batch of Kim Chi! Use it for a...
CSA harvest week#4
While the solstice has told us it is summer now, along with this heat, the next two weeks will really see things out in the field turning the corner to full summer. We have our very first summer squashes, cucumbers...
CSA Harvest Week #3
This week's share: kale salad frisee peas scallions  dill broccolini New to the share this week is frisée. This is one of the first escaroles we'll have throughout the season. These bitter greens brighten up your salad game for the...
CSA Harvest Week #2
This week we will welcome back some items from last week and introduce you to a few new characters. This week's share: salad tokyo bekana salad turnips garlic scapes sugar snap peas lemon balm honey rosemary honey short bread Meet...
First CSA Harvest 2021
The moment we have been waiting for is finally here:  the first CSA harvest of the season! The farm crew has been working hard all spring in all sorts of weather and our fields are filling up with veggies. this...
Maple Season
Today is March 18, 2021. By now I’m usually well into the maple sugaring season here on my small farm, Mount Kadam Forest Farm. This year has been a bit different. We have quite a bit happening at Husky Meadows...
Farmer's Lunch
Now that the season has slowed the farmers have more time to enjoy the fruits of our labors. We've started to do this with a weekly crew lunch in our beautiful new kitchen. While the kitchen isn't officially up and...
End of 2020 Season Share
This week's share, the last of the season, offers several new items that typically mature late in the season: sun chokes, daikon radish and radicchio. Also this week: salad mix, scallions, pears and some special surprises.  Sunchokes aka Jerusalem artichokes...
Celeriac!
This week's share: Celeriac, Scallions, Komatsuna, Escarole, Apples, Pears, Sage, Honeynut Squash   Celeriac is a longtime coming. It is one of the first crops we seed in March and one of the last crops we harvest in October. These...
Hakurei Turnips, Cooked and Raw
This Friday's share: Salad Mix with spinach, Swiss chard, Turnips, Apples, Pears, Scallions, Soup Herb Mix, Microgreens. There are a couple of great possibilities with this weeks share. If you still haven't played around with your turnips here are a...
Indian Summer Share
This week's share:  Baby Arugula, Komatsuna, Turnips, Garlic, Carrots, Butternut or Honey Nut Squash, Peppers, Parsley, Apples There is a lot of versatility in this week's share for quick snacks, easy weekday suppers, or a more involved kitchen project.  These turnips, carrots and...
After the Frost
I am looking forward to some warm Indian summer days this week. Luckily we've saved the last of our hot peppers and tomatillos so I am dreaming up a little end of summer fresh salsa with zing from mint and...