Eat It Up (or not)

Author's notes:In growing vegetables for paying customers, one of my biggest concerns is not having enough items to fill the biweekly boxes.  My response to this fear is that the fertility of the soil often produces an abundance that greatly exceeds expectations.  This can lead to another anxiety for CSA members as they receive a heaping box full of fresh food, not quite sure what to do with it all.  It is a very tricky thing to figure out just how much is…

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Gifts of the CSA

Shortly after everything shifted due to the pandemic, that was back in March here in Southwest Idaho, I realized that there was a good chance I would not be traveling much this summer. I also was reminded that being a good steward of my body would help me with the new extra layer of stress. I found a website listing CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) in Idaho and found one that delivers to the Nampa Farmer’s Market each Saturday morning. This food has been…

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