TapRoot CSA - Week 35

Week 35 share list hereor at the bottom of the newsletter


We had a great turn out to our corn u-pick on the weekend. So fun to see families all harvesting food together.

Farm Notes:

Tomato Salad with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Hazelnuts

1 pint cherry tomatoes

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp sherry vinegar


fresh ground pepper

1 ear corn

1/2 cup feta

2 handfuls hazelnuts

1 bunch lambs quarters

3 Tbsp vinaigrette

For full recipe click on picture


Sarah Leah Chase's Scalloped Tomatoes

3 Tbsp bacon fat

2 cups french bread

2 1/2 lbs tomatoes

3 cloves garlic

2 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1/2 cup basil leaves

1 cup Parmesean cheese 

For full recipe click on picture



Romaine Risotto

1 cup Arborio rice

1 heart of romaine

1 onions or shallot

5 cups vegetable stock

1 lemon plus the zest

1 clove garlic

3/4 cup Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese

olive oil

1 Tbsp butter

salt and fresh ground pepper

For full recipe click on picture

On Saturday, September 30th, enjoy a Harvest Dinner and Dance in support of the Hantsport Refugee Sponsorship Committee.

For $100.00, you get:

 - a 4-course gourmet meal featuring seasonal local ingredients, pre-dinner cocktail and wine from local producers (6-9 pm)

- dance with the Conqueroots (9 pm+; must be 19 yrs or older)

- $50 charitable tax receipt (to be provided at the door)

Menu includes (subject to minor adjustments based on availability of ingredients):

Soup: squash soup with toasted sage and croutons; Salad: mixed green salad with pumpkin seeds and goat cheese; Main: local pork with apple stuffing, roasted potatoes and local vegetables; Dessert: apple or apple rhubarb crisp with maple syrup and local gelato, coffee or tea. Pre-dinner cocktail and wine included with dinner.

Vegetarian option same as above, with pork/stuffing replaced with a roasted stuffed Portobello mushroom.

Cash bar available throughout the dinner and dance. Seating will be harvest-style at tables of six. Please contact HRSC at hantsportrsc@gmail.com with requests for groups to be seated together.

The Conqueroots are a local funk and blues band that invites you to get your mojo working and DANCE – consisting of Caleb Miles (guitar, vocals), Geoff Arsenault (drums), Nic D’Amato (bass) and Jeff Hennessy (piano, organ).

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