Savor The Tastes of Autumn – Welcome Autumn Equinox September 21-25, 2020  Harvest

It is only the farmer that faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. ~ B.C. Forbes  Enjoy our farmers new Autumn harvests! 

“Crimson” Red or “Black Fantasy” Grapes – Rocking Chair Ranch
Organic “Seckle” American Pears – Vintage Organics
Organic First Harvest Green Leaf Lettuce – MG Farms
First Harvest Organic Spaghetti Squash – Surfside Farms
Organic “Haas” Avocado – Wind Dance Farm
Organic “Gold Bar” Summer Squash or Zucchini – Rancho La Familia Inc
First Harvest Red Bell Peppers – Martinon Farms
Organic First Harvest Curly Kale – MG Farms
Organic Orange Carrots – Rancho La Familia Inc
Organic First Harvest Broccoli Crowns or Cauliflower- Rancho La Familia Inc
Sweet “Dapple Dandy”, “Honey Punch” or “Flavor Fall” Pluots – Guzman or Arnett Farms
(All items subject to change based on availability)


Savor The Tastes of Fall Harvest Recipes

Roasted Chicken with Grapes and Rosemary
Penne Pasta with Bell Pepper
Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti Squash Primavera
Soft and Tender Zucchini Cheddar Biscuits
Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Zucchini, Mint, and Pistachio Soup
Grilled Broccoli and Arugula Salad
Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Carrots Chickpeas and Kale

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Fresh Fish for You This Week

Monday – Wednesday: Flounder Fresh Locally Caught in Morro Bay 
Flounder is a mild-tasting fish with a slightly sweet undertone. Its texture is delicate and fine with low levels of oiliness and moisture. Great for saute or quick sear.Thursday – Friday Fish: Opah Fresh Locally Caught in Morro Bay
Opah has a rich, creamy taste. The flavor is distinctive, a cross between tuna and swordfish. Texture. Firm and fatty with large flakes. Color. Raw flesh ranges from dark red to orange to pink, and turns white when cooked. Great for grilling or baking.

Delicious Paired Recipes:
Flounder Recipes Click here for Allrecipes
Flounder Mediterranean, Baked Flounder with Panko & Parmesan, and more!

Opah Recipes Click here for Yummly Recipes
Pan Seared Opah with Lemongrass Cous Cous, Opah Stufed with Crab, and more!

Fish supplied by Giovanni’s Fish Market and Grotto in Morro Bay

These Storage Tips Work! 

Refrigerate all items as soon as possible. All items will remain fresh longer when following these tips!

Broccoli – Rinse. Soak in cold water then place in a baggie and store in crisper.
Pears – You may store on counter top 1-2 days. We suggest refrigerate immediately to slow ripening.
Spaghetti Squash – Store in a cool dark location.
Summer Squash – Store un-washed in the crisper.
Spinach – Store in bio-degradable baggie in crisper.
Grapes – Store in a perforated baggie in crisper. Grapes need a little air.
Pluots – Place directly in to crisper to prevent ripening.
Tomatoes – Store on counter top ~ Refrigerate to slow ripening.
Lettuce – Rinse. Store in a baggie crisper. Or trim base place in a cup or bowl to allow it to continue to drink water. We recommend refrigerating immediately.
Carrots – Trim off greens. Rinse. Store separately in baggies in crisper.
Peppers – Store in a perforated bag in crisper.


We look forward to seeing everyone scheduled for a harvest box this week!  Kindly, Your Dedicated SLO Veg Team