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Posted 10/15/2015 7:07am by Jill Rendleman.

We are always looking for nutritious greens for CSA members and this year i think we have a hit.  The long leafy green in your share this week is Komatsuna aka Japanese Spinach.  It is said to have more calcium than  regular spinach, and has a bit milder taste.  As all asian greens, this one is great in stir fry.  I would encourage combining with a tofu or other protein and maybe add a bit of heat with red pepper crushed...and a touch of honey.  It is great uncooked in a salad, the stems are tender.  If you feel you must cut the greens from the stems, freeze the stems for later use in soups.  Rule of thumb......its all organic, so save everything for some culinary use!   Beet greens are great as a soup addition.....you may get more beets next week!    Komatsuna, or any other deep green, is always great combined with the sweet potato.  The color combination alone is beautiful.  We put our sweet potatoes in over at 425 then turn down to 325 and bake for about 20 min or until a knife can just barely make it through to the middle.  Then remove at once.....it will keep baking out of the oven!    enjoy!   jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 10/14/2015 11:29am by Jill Rendleman.

Get ready for great greens this week.  We have an Asian Green which is really awesome and highly nutritious this week.  Also look for more lettuce, sage and rosemary sprigs (leave to dry upside down), sweet potatoes and more.  

Co-op 4pm to 6pm  please call or text if you will pickup after 6pm

Town Square Market 4pm to 7pm

Farm Delivery   after 2pm

Home Delivery   beginning at Noon

See you then!    Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 10/7/2015 1:29pm by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy fresh White Russian Kale, a beautiful mild kale good cut up and lightly stirred in med hot olive oil with a dash of minced garlic in the end.  It is also good in a kale salad.....a mix of chopped kale, chopped nuts, onion or leeks, and a good crisp but not sweet fall local apple. Toss with a little olive oil or toasted sesame seed oil, vinegar, and a pinch of honey or sugar.   Kale is densely nutritious and builds up immune systems getting ready for the winter cold/flu season.  More lettuce, green beans....still good and snappy, freshly dug new potatoes, and a winter savory herb.  

Our farm website has a recipe section which contains recipes from CSA farms and restaurants which use local food.....click on www.allseasons-farm.com/recipe   and look to the right column.   Lots of great ideas.  

Co op 4pm to 6pm

Town Square  4pm to 7pm

Farm Pick up   after 2pm

Home Delivery  beginning Noon.

Thanks to who ever left a wonderful chutney on my farm desk.   Delicious!!!    your farmer,  jill

 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 9/30/2015 2:05pm by Jill Rendleman.

CSA Reminder:  Thursday is member share pickup day.  Certified organic lettuces, beets, parsley, green peppers, eggplants are all included and freshly picked.  Things went pretty smoothly last week.....if you experienced any problems please let me know....it's the only way the CSA can get better each year.  

Please bring back or set out your boxes for reuse.  These wax boxes are expensive and with member care we can use them several times.  Boxes should be carefully opened without ripping the tops and should be stored at a temp of 85 or less.  Many members bring bags to Co op to transfer produce, but the boxes do keep things cool and moist until you get home.  

If you have any great pictures of your member goodies ready to eat or just looking pretty, please feel free to share them at www.facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm!  

This week we are planting spinach, kale, chard, winter herbs, and spicy greens mix.  The weather has been great for farming!  

Co op   4pm to 6pm Thursday

Town Square 4pm to 7pm Thursday

Farm Pickup  after 2pm Thursday

Home Delivery  beginning Noon on Thursday.

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 9/30/2015 1:39pm by Jill Rendleman.

CSA Reminder:  Thursday is member share pickup day.  Certified organic lettuces, beets, parsley, green peppers, eggplants are all included and freshly picked.  Things went pretty smoothly last week.....if you experienced any problems please let me know....it's the only way the CSA can get better each year.  

Please bring back or set out your boxes for reuse.  These wax boxes are expensive and with member care we can use them several times.  Boxes should be carefully opened without ripping the tops and should be stored at a temp of 85 or less.  Many members bring bags to Co op to transfer produce, but the boxes do keep things cool and moist until you get home.  

If you have any great pictures of your member goodies ready to eat or just looking pretty, please feel free to share them at www.facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm!  

This week we are planting spinach, kale, chard, winter herbs, and spicy greens mix.  The weather has been great for farming!  

Co op   4pm to 6pm Thursday

Town Square 4pm to 7pm Thursday

Farm Pickup  after 2pm Thursday

Home Delivery  beginning Noon on Thursday.

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 9/23/2015 4:23pm by Jill Rendleman.

New and Returning Members: 

Thursday Sept 24th is our first CSA Pickup.  Members can expect beautiful fresh green beans, cherry tomatoes, basil, baby turnips and more.   My daughter and i worked up a lot of pesto this weekend.....a great recipe from The New Moosewood Cookbook, one of my favorites.  If you are interested in more basil for pesto, you are welcome to call ahead and come by the farm to do some serious picking.   

Co-op Pickup   4pm to 6pm   Box may be held after 6pm if you CALL or TEXT farmer jill at 618 308 0217.  

Town Square    4pm to 7pm   Box will not be held past 7.

Farm Pickup     anytime after 2pm Thursday.   Go to farm, drive to tall white barn.  Walk in side door.   Walk to the back of the barn.  Open latch door on left hand side to enter cooler.  

Home Delivery   After 1pm 

What to do with sweet white baby turnips?   We love them sliced and eaten raw.....then we add the greens to soup.   Greens can be put into a bag and frozen for winter soups.  Or....slice turnip, add to hot olive oil, brown slightly, add minced garlic, salt, and turnips greens.   mmmmmm.  

Green Beans........get some mushrooms.  we like local mushrooms or baby bellas organic at Co op.   Follow the recipe above, add mushrooms right when beans start to be a lovely bright green.  

Pesto...When tossed with hot pasta it adheres to each available surface, coating the pasta with intense flavor.  This pesto keeps for weeks, or even months, if stored in a tightly lidded sterile jar in the fridge.  

3 cups packed fresh basil leaves

3-4 large cloves garlic-roasted in olive oil

1/3 c pinenuts lightly roasted in olive oil (or walnuts or a mix)

1/3 c olive oil

1/3 c freshly grated parmesan pref. regianno

Pour basil leaves and garlic into a food processor and mince....about 30 sec in my food processor.....can also use a blender.

Add the nuts and blend until nuts are chopped.   Drizzle in olive oil and add parmesan and blend a little more.   Add more oil if you like.   

Do not over process.....ie into a glue.....its nice to be able to somewhat tell the nuts from the basil, etc.  

 

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 9/17/2015 5:36pm by Jill Rendleman.

Welcome to All Seasons Farm CSA Fall/Winter Membership.   I look forward to the winter season when we can work in the cool, bugs die, greens and lettuces thrive and the world is a bit more quiet.  Winter is my favorite season to both grow food and to eat it....lots of densely nutritious greens and lettuces grow well when heated naturally from the sun in our low tunnels and high tunnels.  If you are new to the CSA experience, we hope that you find that over time, you eat more whole foods, feel more energy and less winter blues, and have more in your pocket book as you eat less of the expensive packaged and processed foods.  If you havent been to the farm, please please come by.....it is one of the best parts of CSA membership to see how your food is grown......our soils are full of nutrients and micronutrients.....and so are our plants.  When members come by the farm, they can bring a bag and forage in our herbs and veggies for the freshest things you love best.  

Yea!  Pickup begins next Thursday, Sept 24th.  Please go to www.allseasons-farm.com to read again about your pickup spot, rules for pickup, and etc.  Please TEXT or CALL me if you cannot pick up your share.    I most likely will not see an email from you as I get busy on the farm.  Note that if you cannot pickup during the time set at the Co-op, IF YOU CALL or TEXT, i can leave your box in the Co-op produce cooler for you to pick up later that evening or anytime that week.  Farm pickup starts at 2pm on Thursdays......you can pick up at any time or day after 2pm Thursday.   

Co-op  4pm to 6pm

Farm   2pm and after

Home Delivery   Begins at Noon.  

Please feel free to CALL or TEXT me with questions.   Thank you so much for supporting local fresh and Certified Organic farming in Southern Illinois.  I am honored to be your farmer this season,   jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/26/2015 7:39am by Jill Rendleman.

All Seasons Farm is part of the Co-op Farm Tour on Sept 13th.  Would love for CSA members to stop by, bring your children, pick your fav veggies or herbs.   

SUNDAY NIGHT....Aug 30th.....join us at The Old Feed Mill in Cobden for a night of music and great food from local chefs and farmers.  The mill has been renovated and is a great spot....this is the kick off for the Eat Local Challenge, a month of Southern Illinois people, businesses, and farmers supporting local food.  

Tickets and more information at https://www.facebook.com/events/1654009381482231/

or google Food Works or ROCK THE PLATE   

 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/26/2015 7:22am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy a variety of end of season vegetables, herbs, and greens.  This is our last share distribution for the Spring/Summer Season.   We still have a lot of basil to be harvested and if you haven't made pesto yet.....it is really easy and really good.....it can be frozen for winter blues.  Call or TEXT if you would like to come to the farm and get bunches of basil for a pesto making party!  Free to members.  

If you have signed up for Fall/Winter 2015-16, shares will start back up in about 3 weeks!  Check your member status by logging on       www.allseasons-farm.com/members/statusemail.  

I am always sad when a season ends as I miss visiting with members and exchanging growing and eating ideas.  This is our time to get planting done for the fall and to clean up barns, get new boxes, and ready ourselves for the new season.  Thank you again so much for your support of organic and local farming at All Seasons.      Your farmer, jill



 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/13/2015 8:32am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy end of season cherry tomatoes, komatsuna (an asian cabbage green best mixed into a salad or simmered quickly with garlic and olive oil)....as well as fresh basil, more great potatoes, and green beans.   Egg shares will be an egg or two short again this week.....hopefully this cool weather will get the little ladies back on track!   This weather has allowed us to get some planting and field work done for fall crops....even tho we are still behind, its good to get some plants in the ground!  Beets, chard, turnips, greens, dill, more green beans, kale and other great things getting started for the fall CSA.   

Co op 4pm to 6pm

Town Square Market 4pm to 7pm

Farm Pickup  after 1pm

Home Delivery from Noon to 4pm

 

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

CSA Pickup Reminder THURSDAY Aug 9 and FRIDAY Aug 10 What's in My Share?August 9th, 2018

Lettuce is back, small but tasty.  Italian sweet peppers are the star of the box, great in stir fry or stuffed with cheese and your favorite sausage or veggie and baked in the oven.  New to

Photo(s) added: Grape Tomatoes, Roma Tomatoes, Atomic Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Hungarian Hot Wax Peppers, Sweet Yellow Peppers, Young Roasting ChickenAugust 1st, 2018

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CSA Pickup Reminder THURSDAY Aug 2 and FRIDAY Aug 3 What's in My Share?August 1st, 2018

Members will enjoy a mix of sweet and warm peppers this week, along with cucumbers, scallions, yellow and green zucchini, and tomatoes.  Thanks for your help and patience last week with the picku

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