June 20, 2016 Veggie Box News

Box Contents

1 lb Santa Rosa Plums

1 bu Nantes Carrots

1 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes

1 bskt Cherry Tomatoes

1 hd Red Cabbage

2 hds Batavia Lettuce

1 lb June Pride Peaches


Special Orders

10 lbs Orange Nantes Carrots $12/10 lb bag

Pastured Pork Shares: a combo of bacon, sausage, ham and pork cuts

$8 per lb 10-15 lb pre-packed cases Please email the farm to place your order: csa@riverdogfarm.com

Box Notes

The stone fruit at Riverdog Farm is coming in strong! From apricots, to plums, to peaches, it’s time for fruit lovers to indulge in the juicy sweetness of summertime. The long, mild spring helped the fruit ripen slowly and evenly. Our fruit set this year, the number of apricots, plums, and peaches on each tree, has been great!


Fruit can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner: as a yogurt topping, solo as a refreshing snack, or after dinner for dessert. We’ve included two dessert recipes featuring stone fruit below. Then in early July, the melons – cantaloupes, Charentais, and watermelon- will begin. Green beans will begin in late June or early July. The summer squash and potato harvest continue.


Available starting the week June 27, 2016:

2nds June Pride Peaches 10 lbs for $25

They are great for canning, jamming, or freezing for smoothies.


Pickling Cucumbers 10 lb case for $20

Please place your orders for add-on items by Monday morning prior to your delivery. You may call or email the farm to place your special orders: 530-796-3802, csa@riverdogfarm.com.


Field Notes

This is the time of year when high school students, many of whom are children of Riverdog Farm employees, apply to work at the farm for the summer. We hire about 5 high schoolers to work at the farm each year. They usually help with the cherry tomato harvest. For many, this is their first work experience. The full-time harvest crew appreciates the extra hands during our busiest season.


Save the Date

Hoes Down Harvest Festival

Saturday October 1, 2016

11:00 am to 11:00 pm

For tickets and volunteer work shift info, please visit: www.hoesdown.org.