Let's Get Dirty | All Blogs


Long live the salad

By Melinda Mawdsley

A few coworkers have asked me if I'm participating in the CSA again this year, so I thought I would take a moment to answer that question.

YES!

The acronym CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and I have been a part of the Cameron Place CSA  for three years. To participate, I pay a lump sum to the CSA during the spring ($415 broke up into three payments this year) to pick up organic produce weekly from early June until — weather permitting — late September.

The first pickups are typically very green (lettuce, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, etc.) and this season has been no different.

I'm in Week 2, and I've already got the tasty fixin's for a lettuce topped with a summer treat...radishes.

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
Tuscany Is Just Like Grand Junction (Birding Under the Tuscan Sun)
By Nic.Korte
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

FINALLY! A budget-friendly week at the grocery store
By Julie Norman
Monday, September 29, 2014

He just rode away
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Monday, September 29, 2014

Finally enough to bake a pie
By Penny Stine
Monday, September 29, 2014

Chill out – Saké flavors open when served chilled
By Dave Buchanan
Monday, September 29, 2014


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy