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Welcome to Week 6 Greensgrow CSA Members!

It’s hard to believe that we’re coasting through February and that soon, but not soon enough, it will be warm all the time and not just random days throughout the week. This week is our signature breakfast share and we include some staple items for a pretty amazing breakfast situation. The honey comes from Fruitwood Orchards, a fixture in our farmstand and the farming community in the ...

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Volunteer Day Next Weekend!

Greensgrow Farms: February 25th Greensgrow West: February 26th We need your help! Itching to get outside? Join us for our first community workdays of the year! We need help at Greensgrow Farms and Greensgrow West from 10am–3pm with; clearing out garden beds, reconstructing plant displays, pricing and displaying pots, and other general farm labor. We need your handiwork and expertise! Come ...

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Seed Starting

Seeds

Seed Starting It's that time of the year-the seed starting supplies have arrived for you to check out this Saturday. We are open at both locations on Saturday from 10am–3pm. We have seeds from the Seed Savers Exchange, seed starting soil, trays, inserts and domes. If you are looking to sharpen your seed starting skills, we have 2 free demos coming up and a more in depth workshop too. Learn ...

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Greensgrow Winter CSA Week 4

Happy 4th CSA pickup! We are crossing our fingers that the weather is kind to us this CSA pickup as well as for all the activities that are occurring in Philadelphia and nationally this weekend. If you do happen have a problem or a conflict with the pick-up due to weather or unforeseeable life events, please don’t hesitate to call the CSA hotline or email csa@greensgrow.org. We want to make ...

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Winter Work

Amish horse team

It might look like we are closed, but there is a lot that goes on at Greensgrow during the winter. It's not all drooling over seed catalogs. The Fresh Food team is visiting our partner farmers planning what we'll be eating this year and strengthening our relationships. Amy caught this horse team (above) out in Lancaster last week near the Glick's farm. Next week we host crop planning lunches for ...

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Happy 2017 Greensgrow CSA Members!

parsnip

We are excited for the new year and for all the possibilities (and vegetables, proteins, and other fun prepared foods) that it brings with it. With the new year comes the array of the projected food trends. It’s one of my favorite traditions of the year; watching the “experts” hedge bets on what food will be the next kale. It’s not because I want to be part of the trend or even agree but ...

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Happy New Year!

This year Greensgrow celebrates our 20th anniversary! There will be a lot of fun activities throughout the year, we hope it's our best yet. We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and look forward to seeing you on Saturday, both locations are open 10am–3pm for our first farmstand and Winter CSA pick up of 2017. We are kicking off the year with two exciting grants that will allow us to ...

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Greensgrow Winter CSA: Welcome to Week #2

With temperatures below freezing last weekend and this week we made a mad rush to move our CSA and Farmstand inside the greenhouse. All will remain the same we will just be a bit warmer and a bit cozier. This week we have some fun and funky vegetables for you. Komatsuna is a variety of Brassica Rapa, the same species that brings you turnips, napa cabbage, and mizuna. Komatsuna is native to ...

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Greensgrow Winter CSA: Welcome to Week #1

Winter CSA Share Week 1

We are incredibly excited to bring you this week’s share after a brief hiatus of life sans running a CSA. November felt like we blinked and here we are, Thanksgiving is over and we are cruising full speed through the holiday season. On to the share! Recipes were Mediterranean inspired for post-Thanksgiving relief. In case you haven’t experienced Brussels sprouts on the stalk, it is quite ...

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