Large, Organic Veggie Box - TUES

Large, Organic Veggie Box - TUES

The Farm at Sunnyside

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Certified organic produce from The Farm at Sunnyside, which is just 75 miles from Washington DC. The large veggie bag is great for the person who eats most veggie-filled meals at home or the couple who cooks some meals at home!

One of the tastiest combos I can imagine (this coming from a vegetarian) is fennel, onions, apples, and sausage. Roast all these together and the flavors meld into a delicious warm meal that is the very epitome of fall. Have another pan for roasting slices of delicata. Toss these along with sliced radishes or turnips on top of the greens. Make a creamy yogurt dressing with the dill or a lemony olive oil dressing with the parsley.

The Large Veggie Box for Tuesday 9/29 will delight you with:

  •  1 bunch parsley or dill - Parsley isn't just a pretty garnish! Blend up with olive oil and garlic and any other fresh herbs you have for a bright green sauce to drizzle on grilled veggies. Dill gives a boost of flavor to creamy dressings.
  • 1 bag greens mix or 1 head lettuce - You know what to do with this one - top the greens with roasted FENNEL, fresh RADISHES or TURNIPS, and sliced APPLES.
  • 1 cabbage or napa cabbage - Make a simple coleslaw with shredded raw cabbage, ONIONS, FENNEL, and APPLES. Toss with a creamy, DILL dressing. 
  • 1 fennel - Roasting brings out the sweetness in this anise-scented vegetable. Put on top of a salad or in a sandwich along with grilled sausage. 
  • 2 onions - These fresh onions are super sweet and are delicious raw and cooked!
  • 1 delicata squash - A farmer favorite! As the name suggests, these winter squash have a delicate skin and don't need to be peeled. Scoop out the seeds and roast slices with olive oil, salt, and pepper. 
  • 1 bunch radishes or hakurei turnips - Radishes are back - we can hardly believe it! Crunchy and slightly peppery, roast with butter, honey, and chile flakes for a sweet and savory side. Hakurei turnips are mild and sweet and just as crunchy!
  • 3-5 sweet and hot peppers - Purple, green, or red, these peppers are sweet and vegetal. Eat them raw as a vehicle for dip or roast them until soft. Hot peppers add a warm kick to your meal.
  • 4-5 apples - With red skin and juicy flesh, these late summer apples have a sweet flavor with a slight tartness.

The Farm at Sunnyside is managed by Stacey and Casey. We first met them at the Arlington Farmers Market in 2013 when starting Number 1 Sons. Stacey and Casey are phenomenal farmers and managers tending to the health of their land, soil, staff and our community with their nutritious + delicious vegetables.

The Farm at Sunnyside borders the Shenandoah National Park - read more about their conservation efforts on their website. We love visiting Sunnyside and learning about cover crops, compost, field rotation, food safety processes, and working with a seasonal farm staff - Stacey and Casey excel at all these things!

The farm may substitute veggies if they run out. This happens rarely, but does happen from time time. Produce is measured by weight, so quantity may vary slightly from pictures. Sorry, we can't offer substitutions right now. Sunny Side