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In your box this week:
1. Rhubarb
2. Green Onions
3. Chamomile
4. Oregano
5. Lemon Thyme
6. Garlic Chives

Which herb is which?  

chamomile chamomile
garlic chives garlic chives
lemon thyme lemon thyme
oregano oregano

Fresh vs. Dry Herbs:
Use more of an herb when fresh and less when dry. For Thyme, for example, 1 Tablespoon fresh = ¾ teaspoon dry. Herbs can be stored in the fridge to use fresh, or can be hung in a cool dry place to dry.  Once dry, hold inside a bag and crumble leaves off of stems. Then pour into a jar.

To Find Recipes:
Use the search box or click on the ingredient you are interested in using to get a list of all uploaded recipes which contain that ingredient.  CSA member Amy highly recommends the Rhubarb Chutney recipes!

Farm News:
After a very dry spring we are feeling thankful for the rain this past weekend – our farm received a little over two inches! I 6-8-09 week 1 019went to North Carolina for a week (for a nature play training for my day job) and when I returned the plants were noticeably larger. It is an exciting time of year with the plants establishing themselves and starting to show it. The weeds are also staking a claim, and while I was in NC my dad and mom, Darwin and Carol, put in many a hour hand weeding. Once the plants get a little bigger we will mulch, mulch, mulch. The straw helps retain moisture and keep the weeds down.

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