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What's in a Summer CSA share?

Are you interested in taking the leap to join the Ripley Farm CSA in 2018?  The most frequently asked question about our farm share is "What's in a box?" 

A typical Ripley Farm CSA box contains a seasonal blend of 7-9 organically grown vegetables emphasizing popular favorites accompanied by occassional specialties not found in grocery stores.  We aim to have a seasonal selection of greens for salads, easy veggies for raw snacking, and veggies for cooking in every week's box. 

Yeah, yeah, yeah.  But, what does this actually look like?  To get an idea of "What's in the box", take a peak at actual shares distributed in 2017.

 

What's in season in July? 
You'll likely see vegetables including lettuce, salad turnips, carrots, beet greens, peas, kale, dill, pac choy, garlic scapes, radishes, scallions, broccoli, swiss chard, and more!

July 5, 2017 -  Week 1

 

July 12, 2017 - Week 2

 

July 19, 2017 - Week 3

 

July 26, 2017 - Week 4

 

What's in season in August?
You'll likely see vegetables including lettuce, summer squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, beets, green beans, green peppers, cabbage, basil, garlic, and more!

August 2, 2017 - Week 5

 

August 9, 2017 - Week 6

 

August 16, 2017 - Week 7

 

August 23, 2017 - Week 8

 

August 30, 2017 -  Week 9

 

What is in season in September?
You'll likely see vegetables including lettuce, kale, summer squash, cucumbers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers (green and red), carrots, broccoli, cabbage, radishes, winter squash, beets, potatoes, and more!

September 6, 2017 - Week 10

 

September 13, 2017 - Week 11

 

September 20, 2017 - Week 12

 

September 27, 2017 - Week 13

 

What's in season in October?
You'll likely see vegetables including lettuce, carrots, broccoli, pac choy, beets, onions, kale, Swiss chard, garlic, parsley, winter squash, potatoes, cabbage, kohlrabi, radishes, leeks, peppers (green and red), and more!

October 4, 2017 - Week 14

 

October 11, 2017 - Week 15

 

October 18, 2017 - Week 16

Plus EVERY week there are seasonal recipes to help you use and enjoy your vegetables.  Does this make you want in??  Join over 100 other families in Central Maine who are learning to eat more fresh veggies every summer by signing up for Ripley Farm's 2018 Summer CSA today!

Thank you to employee Rachel Whitten of RWhitten Photography for capturing each week of the CSA this summer (except the first week--that one was not hers).