West Hartford CSA Pickup Week 18

October 11, 2012 at 3:08 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Farm Day is this Sunday! All year we share our season with you from a distance- making salsa in our kitchens while you make salsa in yours, mixing goat cheese in with our beets while you mix it with yours. This weekend we would love to celebrate the harvest with you in person. Scroll down below the harvest notes for more details about how to join us.

Harvest Notes

Radishes Eat ’em raw or try sauteing or roasting these pink beauties.

Beets There are so many things you can make with beets and each of them turn out in gorgeous splenor. This week you may want to try them shredded raw or cubed, lightly boiled and cooled on a bed of arugula with walnuts and chevre. Mmmm.

Collards Not feeling so inspired by collards? Try this… http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Yeabesha-Gomen-Ethiopian-Collard-Greens

Leeks These mild alliums are back! They go well in soup, eggs, casseroles or just about any concoction that you might put onions in.

Acorn Squash You will receive an assortment of winter squash this fall and acorns are a popular favorite.

Jester Squash (Large Shares Only) This beautiful winter squash cooks like any other. Try roasting it slicing it in half, coating it in olive oil and then roasting it in the oven before turning it into soup, stuffed squash, curry or cubing it for a side dish on its own.

Onions These onions store really well so don’t feel rushed to eat them up.

Arugula This sharp mustard green is fantastic raw in salad and you can also try adding it to cooked dishes. We plan to make an Arugula pesto this Sunday for the Farm Day fresh cobb oven pizzas with our goat cheese.

Hot Peppers We are expecting freezing temperatures tomorrow night so we picked all the rest of the hot peppers to prevent them being lost to cold. You have now gotten to taste each of our hot peppers so this week you get to choose your favorite.

Cilantro This herb is great with bean dishes, stews, curries and chutnies.

Adamah Farm Day

Free Admission – Advance Reservations Encouraged!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

11 am – 4 pm

Enjoy peak New England foliage while you spend the day on the largest Jewish educational farm in North America. With activities for all ages, you’ll get to meet our goats, use our old-fashioned press to make your own apple cider, turn cabbage into sauerkraut, and make your own pizza in our cobb-oven. Enjoy face-painting, attend a demonstration of how we run our delivery truck on used vegetable oil, or just relax by the lake or on one of our beautiful hiking trails.

A farm-stand stocked with ADAMAH products and freshly harvested vegetables will be open throughout the day.


Kosher sandwiches made with our own fresh ingredients, fresh wood-oven pizza, local ice cream, and other goodies will be available for purchase during Farm Day.

Registration Information


There is no admission fee for Adamah Farm Day, but we are asking guests to sign up so we know how many people to expect. Some activities, such as making your own sauerkraut, cost $2-5. Click the purple button to the right to register and sign up for shuttles. If you have any questions, please call 800.398.2630 x4 prior to the day of the event. On Farm Day we will be on the farm and look forward to seeing you there.

Shuttles from Wassaic Train Station (MetroNorth service from Grand Central in NYC)

Advance reservations are required for shuttles from and to the train station. Sign up for shuttles here.


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