Path Valley Veggie Boxes for September 28–October 1
by Jordan Franklin
September 30, 2021
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 bunch of Swiss chard, kale or collards
- 1 pound of French of LaRatte fingerling potatoes
- 1 pound of Rainbow or Bolero carrots
- 1 pound of beets
- 2 tomatoes
- 4 to 5 sweet peppers
- 2 sweet onions
- 1 pint of small mix tomatoes
- 3 zucchinis or 2 Honeynut squash
- 1 pint of Shishito peppers
- Half of a pound of baby okra or eggplants
Note: Occasionally the farm will make harvest substitutions depending on what is at peak.
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.
Note that though it’s rare, occasionally the farm will make substitutions when they run out of certain vegetables.
While the Happy Family box was unavailable the week of September 28–October 1, recent boxes have included:
- 2 pounds of potatoes
- 2 Acorn squash or Honeynut squash
- 2 sweet onions
- 1 quart of saladette tomatoes
- 2 pounds of beets
- 4 sweet peppers
- 4 Honeycrisp or Gala apples
- 1 bunch of collard greens
- 2 pounds of carrots
- Half pound of hot peppers
- 1 pint of Brad's Atomic or small mix tomatoes
- 4 sweet potatoes
- 1 bunch of herbs
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.