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Fox Creek Farm CSA Newsletter, week of October 29, 2018
Winter Storage Share
This week is the delivery of the optional winter storage share

In this "Wintershare Special" newsletter:
  • What's in the 2018 winter storage share
  • Storage suggestions
  • Thank you, and a reminder to reserve your share for 2019 

In the 2019 Fox Creek Farm winter storage share:

  • Butternut squash
  • Cabbage
  • Yellow storage onions
  • Red storage onions
  • Kathadin potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Boro beets
  • Adirondack red and blue potatoes
  • German red garlic

 

Storage suggestions

We have pre-packed most of the produce. As a result, you’ll have to unpack some of it in order to achieve the best storage conditions (i.e. - potatoes and onions). Note that “refrigerator" items (see table below) to our idea do best in a perforated plastic bag.
 

Vegetable Optimal Storage Temperature. Humidity “For example”
Winter Squash 50-60 °F Low Cool pantry
Cabbage 32 -36 °F (not freezing) High Refrigerator
Beets 32 -36 °F (not freezing) High Refrigerator
Potatoes 35-48 °F (not freezing) High Moist cellar
Onions 50-60 °F Low Cool pantry
Carrots 32 -36 °F (not freezing) High Refrigerator
Garlic 50-60 °F Low Cool pantry

 

Thank you and 2019 sign-up reminder:

We would like to thank you for your support of our farm this season. With the last share of this year we truly can say that 2018 was very good - most crops came in beautifully, and due to your continued patronage we're able to maintain the economic viability of this small family farm.

Thank you!

Raymond, Sara, and Johanna 

 
Renew you share reminder. hiIf you already renewed your share for 2019, thank you. If not, we would like to remind you that putting down your deposit before November 15, 2018 gives you the opportunity to purchase the 2019 share at 2018 pricing. Due to increased expenses, shares will go up by 3.5% after the 15th.

Renewing your share is easy. Either return the membership form to us by mail or visit our website to sign-up online.


 

Your farmers are here to help

If there is anything we can do to make your Fox Creek Farm experience better, please let us know! 

Sara and Raymond Luhrman, Fox Creek Farm CSA
182 Fox Creek Farm Road, Schoharie, NY  12157
(518) 872-2375
farmer@foxcreekfarmcsa.com

Copyright © 2018 Fox Creek Farm CSA, All rights reserved.


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