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Posted 6/20/2019 7:50am by Jill Rendleman.

Blueberries are in!  Members will enjoy heirloom tomatoes, blueberries, head lettuce, cucumbers, garlic scapes!  Remember to let me know if you want extras of something or want to substitute.  Its not too late today!  rain is really great for apples, garlic, potatoes, sweet corn, asparagus!  good day for picking.  see you soon.  your farmer, Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

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Posted 6/13/2019 1:30pm by Jill Rendleman.

Bring back your boxes please!

Members will enjoy heirloom slicing tomatoes, beets, pac choi, lettuce, radishes and zucchini this week!.  Quite a combo and quite possible due to this weird weather year!  The zucchini may be green or yellow, but they are both great.....small seeds and such a mellow taste.  I like them raw, no additions....but great with any dip or hummus.  Scoup them out and add tomatoes or any of your fav veggies and cheese and mix with the scooped out part and bake in the oven!  Veggies boats.  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 6/6/2019 1:35pm by Jill Rendleman.

Tomatoes are in!  First of the cherry tomatoes are ready this week for members.  Also cucumbers are in as well as more lettuces, cutting celery and kale and radishes.  The radishes may have a little heat since the heat has been high.  Remember the cutting celery is a great addition to salads and soups and can be used in any recipe calling for celery.  

We planted sweet corn this week which is about the last recommended planting date for corn here.....keep your fingers crossed.  Green beans coming along nicely if no critters get them....should see some zucchini next week.  

As always......CALL or TEXT if you will be late at the Coop so I can get your share in the cooler when I get there.    take care, your farmer. jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/23/2019 6:36pm by Jill Rendleman.

Spring Radish Salad

Spring Radish Salad recipe

This refreshing side salad from the Kitchen Vignettes blog is quick and easy to prepare, and add color to your plate.

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of red radishes, about 1 1/2 cups finely chopped (choose a variety that suits your taste)
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley, about 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 2 pinches of salt

Directions

  1. Wash the radishes and remove the stems and any long roots. Finely cube the radishes into tiny pieces.
  2. Wash the parsley and gently shake it or pat it dry. Finely mince the parsley.
  3. Place the cubed radishes and minced parsley in a small salad bowl.
  4. Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss gently.
  5. Add the olive oil and toss again.
  6. Taste the salad and make adjustments to your liking. (I sometimes add a little bit more lemon juice and salt).

Yield: 4 small side salad servings




 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/23/2019 10:17am by Jill Rendleman.

Radishes are back again.....still sweet and crunchy!  there are wonderful simple radish salad recipes at www.allseasons-farm.com.  click on "recipes" on the right side of the page.  Chard has a come back this week along with cutting celery and some baby potatoes.......everything you need for a nice warm soup with lentils I find best with chard.  still have a little rice left? that would be good in the soup as well.  a nice head of lettuce is also in your share......so enjoy!

the blueberries continue to grow, but still green.  the strawberries are just not doing well in all the rain....zuchinni and cucs are setting fruit and we should see some white turnips next week.  we appreciate your patience in this wettest coldest of springs we have experienced since we started.  the lettuce of course loves it.....as do the potatoes and garlic and apples trees and blueberries!  we have ALOT of nice looking kale......if members want extra kale please let me know.  it can be frozen for smoothies or soup to be eaten later in the year.  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/16/2019 1:36pm by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy radishes, finally after so many requests!  Kale, Chinese cabbage, spinach, and some local non GMO brown rice.   Part of the mission of our CSA is to introduce several local products that you may not be aware of.  This rice is available for purchase online directly from the seller who has been to the winter farmers market several times.  We love his product!  It will be great as the base for a stir fry of the goodies in your box this week.  Hopefully you will think of ordering more from him and supporting his new business.  

White turnips are coming on, our snap peas were planted for the second time, green onions and potatoes doing well, beets and radishes are finally taking off.....all this rain and cold has made for a challenging spring!  There is a shortage of area strawberries due to all the fungus in the berries from damp no sun days.....I strive for at least two boxes with strawberries but it may not happen this year.   

your farmer, jill

interns spinach picking in the rain





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/9/2019 8:23am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy fresh strawberries, mixed lettuce, radishes, carrots, and mint!  As we were sipping our mint juleps on Derby Day last Saturday, I thought.....o we should have included MINT this week!  Juleps are easy to make....fill a frosted glass with lots of ice....take a mint sprig and run it around the rim of the glass....add equal amounts of Kentucky bourbon and sugar water (just mix water and sugar to your taste or use white syrup)  crunch another mint stir, add a new mint sprig to the top.  Its a nice cool drink but dont think about going anywhere!   Mint is also nice just added to water each day......great for the stomach.  Understanding the importance of adding a variety of good organic  herbs to your foods and drink throughout the week will go a long ways in keeping your system detoxed regularly versus these once a year detoxes I read about.  

With all the rain, the strawberries and carrots dont look all that great...but the garlic, apple trees, potatoes are all looking happy.  We are seeing the first little tomatoes forming after the flowers.  Zucchini is now planted as well as cucumbers.  Cant wait.  In the meantime......look for more greens and what root crops we can muster up.   





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/2/2019 3:13pm by Jill Rendleman.

Sorry this is late......its CSA day today and tomorrow.  Look for a great Derby weekend with fresh asparagus, head lettuce, green garlic, sweet potatoes, and more.....rain is good!   More late.....got to run.  

your farmer, Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/25/2019 9:51am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy new kale, cutting celery, potatoes from overwintering...not pretty but taste is glorious.....more small romaine lettuce.   Also there will be an asian cabbage...mostly leaves, in your share.  These are best braised over high heat in oil and a little salt for a short period of time.  The cutting celery adds flavor to salads, smoothies, and is great in soups.  If you aren't going to use it for a while, freeze it and use for soups or over noodles.  Yum.  

Couple of notes.....be sure to check the name on the box so that you get your share and not someone elses.  Also Return the Boxes each week or as you can.  Cleto my right hand (or maybe its the other way around) will be handling the pickup again this week.  Be sure to smile and tell him thank you......he loves to get out and see customers, but its a bit out of his comfort zone!  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/17/2019 7:06am by Jill Rendleman.

CSA Pickup is Thursday in Carbondale and Friday in Marion.  PLEASE RETURN YOUR BOXES FROM LAST WEEK.  Boxes cost $2 to $4 and it really makes a big difference if we can reuse them.  

Everything went smoothly last week.  I appreciate members picking up on time or calling to let me know to put your share in the cooler.  Still working on the share contents.......like filling Christmas stockings each week.  Fun!

Grandson in the spinach patch.  

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

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