Starting The Month with This Sweet Harvest ~ Fresh To You This Week February 1-5, 2021

xoxo ~ Welcome February ~ xoxo  “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

 

This Week’s Sweet & Yummy Harvest: 

Welcome to all of our new subscribers, may you enjoy our service and love all the beautiful items hand picked for you! We offer many thanks to all of you for the opportunity to serve you and hugs and love to our outstanding farmers cultivating their best items to share!  May you all have a wonderful week! 

First Harvest Organic Tangy “Minneola” Tangelos – Guzman Farms
Romanesco Cauliflower – Babe Farms
First Harvest Sweet Tart “Cocktail” Grapefruit – L&C Smith Groves
Organic First Harvest Spinach – Rancho La Familia, Inc
Organic Celery – Rancho La Familia, Inc
Pink Lady, Fuji or Granny Smith Apples – Schmitt Orchards
Organic Brussels Sprouts – Rancho La Familia
Edible Skin Zutano Avocados – L&C Smith Groves
Sweet Candy Cane Striped “Chioggia” Beets – Babe Farms
Organic Romaine Lettuce – MG Farms
First Harvest Organic Rainbow Chard – MG Farms
Organic Leeks or Red Onions – Martinon Farms or Rancho La Familia, Inc
(All items subject to change based on availability)

Fruit Boxes:
New – Tangy “Minneola” Tangelos, New – Tangy Kumquats, New- “Tango” Mandarins, Sweet “Melogold” Grapefruit, , Kiwi Fruit, Navel Oranges, Granny Smith Green Apples, Pink Lady Apples, Blood Oranges, Fuji Apples, “Star Ruby” Pink Grapefruit, Organic Sweet Meyer Lemons, Sweet Cara Cara Navels. (Boxes will be filled with a great assortment, not all boxes will receive every variety available)

This Week’s Fresh Fish Offering:

 Monday – Friday:
*Fresh Sushi Grade “Big Eye” Tuna Caught by Gio’s Fishermen in San Diego
*Fresh Black Cod or Alaskan Halibut – for our subscribers who have previously requested no tuna.
Cod and Halibut very limited
*California Wild Prawns for Subscribers That Orders Additionally
(Shop our marketplace to add prawns with your next delivery)
Fresh “Big Eye” Tuna
Bigeye Tuna is considered to be one of the most highly sought after tunas in the world, thanks to it’s beautiful red, tender flesh, and high oil content. These fish are a great option for people who prefer fatty, flavorful fish. Most often served as Sashimi, it’s also amazing seared.
Prep & Store Your Produce Correctly:
Many of our local farmers pick every morning prior to delivering to our warehouse, cutting out a cooling and storing process that can extend the shell life of your delicate items. Follow our simple tips below to extend the shelf life of your items up to 2 weeks.
Spinach – Trim ends, place in a jar add water to roots to drink. Wrap with saran around outer edges or use a baggie to cover to prevent air drying it out. Store in refrigerator.
Carrots – Rinse. Trim off greens store in a baggie to make carrot green pesto. Store carrots in a separate baggie.
Red Cabbage – Store in crisper.
Romanesco – Store in an airtight baggie in crisper.
Citrus – Store on counter top 2-3 days max or in crisper.
Apples – Store in crisper immediately so that sugar content does not break down.
Leeks or Red Onions – Rinse. Trim off greens. Store in a baggie in crisper.
Chard – Rinse. Store in an airtight baggie in the crisper.
Romaine Lettuce – Rinse. Store in baggie in crisper.
Avocados – Store on counter top till ripe. Refrigerate once ripe to reduce continued ripening.
Beets – Trim off greens. Rinse bulbs, greens store each separately in plastic bags in crisper.

 

 

SLO Veg Referrals ~ We Love Em’! 

To celebrate each of you, we offer a referral program that benefits both you and your friends! Our sign-up system offers new subscribers an opportunity to tell us how they heard about SLO Veg upon beginning their subscription. If you tell your friends to sign up and have them mention you as their referral, we will credit your account, and your friend’s account with $10 to spend towards SLO Veg products and offerings. This could be used towards a future box purchase or it could be used to buy some of our Marketplace offerings such as coffee, fresh sourdough, infused oils and vinegars and so much more. So, get out there and talk us up! We’ve so deeply appreciated your loyalty to us in the last nine years and are looking forward to meeting your friends.
When signing up enter promo code: friends21