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CSA Haul, Week 19 | Potatoes, Pumpkins, and Tomatoes

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We’ve been road tripping the last two weeks, which has meant NO CSA Haul!

Don’t worry we’ve had plenty of good food during those two weeks, but still.
WSU Organic Farm | October 2015Driving up the gravel hill with dust clouds racing our back tires to see a sight like this.

To see and even touch where each nourishing item stretched from the soil to meet the sun.

To talk and learn from the hard-working volunteers and students of the farm.

It’s pretty freaking special.

WSU Cows

Sometimes there are cows to say hi to. The middle one pissed so much when I approached the gate. I don’t know if it was me or just her time to go. Her friends didn’t seem to mind. 😜

The Haul

  • A bunch of cilantro
  • A bunch of Swiss chard
  • A bunch of mixed Asian greens
  • Bag of spinach (not pictured) – huge leaves!
  • Two sweet dumpling squashes
  • One large onion
  • 2 heads of garlic
  • 3 large carrots
  • 6 Royal Blue potatoes
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 Anaheim pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 small jalapeños
  • 1 large jack-o-lantern pumpkin 🎃

Can we just talk about the Royal Blue potatoes for a moment? They are the most beautiful potatoes I have ever seen. If I was Anne of Green Gables, I would call them Galaxy potatoes. Their skin is a deep maroon and covered in white speckles. It looks like an astrological miracle. And the potato flesh is a deep pale yellow.

Very stunning.

I just cut one into fries and roasted for 30 minutes. The edges were crispy and the insides tender. A little nooch and salt and we were good. Tasty.

What should we carve in our jack-o-lantern? xx

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