Share Contents for 5/2 (subject to change due to farmer’s availability)
LOCAL PRODUCE: WOW! THE PRODUCE SHARES ARE ALL LOCAL THIS WEEK! Spring is here. 1 bunch Ramps from Gale Gand- IL
1 lb Crimini Mushrooms from River Valley Ranch- Burlington, WI
1 lb Russian Blue Potatoes from Nichols Farm – Marengo, IL
1 bunch of Marjoram from Growing Power- Chicago, IL
1 bunch of Arugula from Growing Power- Chicago, IL
1 head of Green Leaf Lettuce from Genesis Growers- St. Anne, IL
A little more than a lb of Parsnips from Co-op Partners- LOCAL
A little more than a lb of Purpletop Turnips from Co-op Partners- WI
1 lb Sunchokes from Co-op Partners- WI
Bananas from Co-op Partners- Ecuador/Peru
Star Ruby Grapefruit from Co-op Partners- CA
Navel Oranges from Co-op Partners- CA
This week we have Ramps or Wild Leeks again! They are too good to pass up while they are available! These babes are a wild native to our region, and are a popular foraged food. Though they are popular it is always good to do your research on sustainable foraging practices when foraging is concerned, click the link to learn more.
Try this beautiful recipe for Sunchoke Ramp and Nettle Soup with your share!