Path Valley Veggie Boxes for July 13–16
by Jordan Franklin
July 14, 2021
Contents for July 13–16:
Medium Veggie Box
The medium veggie box is for two-to-three veggie lovers who enjoy having vegetables throughout the week. Your box is harvested to order, changes weekly, and is chosen to express the best of what is seasonal and delicious, guided by nature and the farmers of Path Valley Farms. Eat all these veggies within a week or so, and go for the delicate greens first.
- 1 quart small mix tomatoes
- 1 bunch of candy or cippolini onions
- Half pound of beans (might be grean, yellow wax, or purple filet)
- Half pound of arugula or custom mix greens
- 2 pieces of fennel
- 2 pounds potatoes (shown are purple viking)
- 1 pint of berries (shown are black raspberries)
- 1 bunch of carrots
- 2 tomatoes
- 2 zucchinis (green, gold or zephyr)
Note: Occasionally the farm will make harvest substitutions depending on what is at peak.
Happy Family Veggie Box
The Happy Family Veggie Box is delightful for a larger family, or four voracious vegetable-centric eaters. Your box is harvested to order, changes weekly, and is chosen to express the best of what is seasonal and delicious, guided by nature and the farmers of Path Valley Farms. Eat all these veggies within a week or so, and go for the delicate greens first.
2 red or heirloom mix tomatoes
- 1 bunch of Candy or Cippolini onions
- 2 cucumbers (shown are European long)
- 1 pound of Patty Pan or mixed ball zucchinis
- 2 mini-head lettuces
- 1 pound custom mix
- 1 bunch of kale or chard (shown is Toscana kale)
- 1 pint of berries
- 1 quart of small mix tomatoes
- 1 bunch of herbs (likely parsley or tarragon)
- 1 head of cabbage (Napa, Arrowhead or Savoy)
- 2 new spring garlic
Note that though it’s rare, occasionally the farm will make substitutions when they run out of certain vegetables.
Producer: Path Valley Farms
Location: South Central Pennsylvania
Path Valley Farms, about 120 miles from DC, is a cooperative made up of a core group of about 10 farmers, with several more growers/producers contributing eggs, vegetables, fruit, nuts, and more. The collective is owned by the growers and operates with the intention of keeping families working together. Their goal is to grow tasty food on healthy land that will be sustained through generations. These are true family farms who grow with sustainable growing practices that we consider beyond organic. We’re proud to connect this community of growers to your kitchen and table. Path Valley Farms has been the secret ingredient among DC’s top chefs for years. After you experience the variety, flavor and beauty of their produce you’ll know why.