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CSA week #12

THIS WEEK’S SHARE *Carrots Slicing Tomatoes Cherry Tomatoes Sweet Peppers Kale Lettuce Cucumbers Zucchini Yellow Squash *Basil – Whole Plants for Making Pesto! *not included in Wednesday shares RECIPE IDEAS Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini Baked Orzo with Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, and Zucchini Summer Squash Frittata with Herbs Roasted Pepper, Cucumber, Tomato Salad Pesto Inspiration: How […]

CSA week #11

THIS WEEK’S SHARE Eggplant Cherry Tomatoes Slicing Tomatoes Lettuce Napa Cabbage Beets* Cucumbers Fresh Onions or Scallions* Zucchini Yellow Squash Patty Pan Summer Squash Fresh Herbs *not included in Wednesday shares   RECIPE IDEAS The Kitchn: 8 Ways to Cook with Eggplant Baked Za’atar Eggplant Fries with Lemon Tahini Dip Napa Cabbage Salad Caprese Salad […]

CSA week #10

THIS WEEK’S SHARE Cherry Tomatoes Slicing Tomatoes Slicing Cucumbers Boothby’s Blonde Cucumbers *Scallions or Bunched Onions Zucchini or Yellow Squash *Patty Pan Summer Squash *Radishes Savoy Cabbage Lettuce Choice of Herbs (Cilantro, Dill, or Basil) *not included in Wednesday shares RECIPE IDEAS Gazpacho Panzanella Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill, and Feta Squash, Bacon, and […]

CSA week #9

THIS WEEK’S SHARE Beets with their Greens Cucumbers Zucchini *Summer Squash Scarlet Queen or Tokyo Turnips Rainbow Swiss Chard or Kale Cherry Tomatoes *Slicing Tomatoes *not included in Wednesday shares RECIPE LINKS Roasted Beet Salad with Beet Greens and Feta How to Roast Beets in the Oven Cucumber Salsa Cucumber Juice Vegetable Kebabs Oven Baked […]

CSA week #8

THIS WEEK’S SHARE Cucumbers Zucchini Summer Squash Bunched Onions or Scallions Baby Kale Lettuce Mix Radishes or Salad Turnips Cherry Tomatoes Fresh Herbs (Basil, Cilantro, or Parsley) RECIPE LINKS >Easy Sauteed Zucchini, Squash, and Cherry Tomatoes >Sesame Cucumber Salad >Cilantro Tzatziki >Sauteed Summer Squash with Basil >Zucchini “Pasta” with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes >Baked Zucchini […]

CSA week #7

THIS WEEK’S SHARE Baby Arugula Summer Squash Zucchini Scallions Salad Turnips Lettuce Kale or Chard Basil, Cilantro, or Dill RECIPE IDEAS Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Zucchini Stuffed with Goat Cheese Summer Squash with Baked Eggs Marinated Zucchini Salad Basil Pesto Cilantro Pesto 5 Ways to Use Up a Bunch of Scallions  TRY THIS SUPER EASY […]

CSA week #6

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Sugarsnap Peas Purplette Onions Zucchini Summer Squash Lettuce Cabbage Swiss Chard Fresh Herbs (Basil or Cilantro) RECIPE IDEAS Zucchini Frittata with Red Onion and Goat Cheese Lemon Zucchini Bread Spicy Grilled Zucchini Summer Squash Gratin Crustless Swiss Chard Pie Cilantro Lime Coleslaw Cabbage Fried Rice    

Healthy Soil Is Happy Soil

By: Julia Holup, Assistant Manager We’re finding lots of earthworms in our small hoop house today as we turn over the soil and prepare to seed. They may be small, but earthworms deliver huge benefits to the soil, improving nutrient availability, drainage, soil structure, and productivity. Ever wonder how you prepare beds in tight spaces? […]

CSA or Farm Store Credit member – which are you? Take our Quiz to find out!

By: Julia Holup, Assistant Farm Manager At Stout Oak Farm, we market our vegetables to our community of customers in a variety of ways. We operate a Farm Store from mid-May through late October, attend the Exeter Farmers’ Market during the growing season, and take part in several Winter Farmers’ Markets in the colder months. We also […]

February Scenes at Stout Oak Farm

By: Julia Holup, Assistant Farm Manager Success in farming takes careful planning. In the winter, while the crops are at rest, the farmers are at work:  Noses in books. Eyes on excel sheets. Hands on keyboards, tap-tapping away at annual reports and year-end analyses. There are binders full of colorful tabs, notes in black pen […]