Spring Share #6 May 10 - 16, 2015

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This Issue:

1. In Your Box
2. Recipe
3. Upcoming Events
4. On the Farm...


Spring Green Farmers Market Opening & Farm Day is this Saturday 8 to Noon in the Library Lot. 

We will be bringing several baby goats for people to visit with - hope you can make it!

If you are a Spring Green member you now have the option to pickup your box at market. Just let me know.

In Your Box:

Shunkyo Radish
Salad Turnips
Persian Cress
- from organic Spring Run Farm, Richland Center. We started our asparagus patch last year so it isn't producing enough yet to support shares.


Crust-free Quiche
from Barb - a share member
Preheat the oven to 400F.  Butter a 9x13 baking pan
Sautee:                    any combination of veggies, such as,
spinach, chard, kale, mustard greens, mushrooms, onions, garlic, peppers, zucchini, pea pods, etc
Squeeze out excess liquid and spread sautéed veggies in baking pan. 
Optional Additions:   fried sausage pieces
                                fried bacon
                                shredded cheese
                                feta cheese
If you use any of the Optional Additions, spread them over the veggies in the baking pan.
Whisk together:     12 eggs
                                ½ tsp salt
                                2 tsp dill weed
                                Black pepper to taste
                Optional:   1-2 cups milk, ½ & ½, or cream
Pour egg mixture over the items in the baking pan
Optional:                   sprinkle paprika on top
Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean
Crust version: 1 ½ pie shell dough will fit in this size baking pan

On the Farm . . .

The bluebirds have hatched their babies. We are all united in helping the parents keep the starlings that want to steal their nestbox at bay.

A pair of Baltimore Orioles has arrived. We are spending time watching them eating grape jelly out our picture window.

All signs of spring and warm weather yet as this season goes in Wisconsin, Tuesday afternoon found us spending several hours (Liam, Aidan and Marlee enlisted) covering any vegetable plants in danger of the evening's frost warning. In the end temperatures didn't drop that low in our area, but we were able to sleep peacefully not worrying about it.

Otherwise we continue to do chores, plant seeds, water, pull weeds and repeat!

Have a great week,



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