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March 14, 2016 Put 'Green' on Your Plate - Seabreeze Family Farm San Diego

March 14, 2016 Put ‘Green’ on Your Plate

“When you cook,
 you are not just working on food,
you are working on yourself,
you are working on others.”
-Shunryu Suzuki-roshi
I believe that the best food comes from the simple and thoughtful preparation of excellent ingredients.
-Alice Waters
Dear Friends,
     It’s a ‘green’ week.  Our lovingly tended winter crops are perfect now with the most welcomed rains.  One of them this week is the little bunch of greens with sort of a heart shaped leaf called Claytonia or Miner’s Lettuce.  When the miners, during the California gold rush wintered over in the mountains, they had precious little fresh produce.  With the beginnings of spring, this charming plant would pop up near springs or streams and be a most welcomed nutrient therefore the name ‘Miner’s Lettuce’.  Miner’s lettuce is high in vitamin C, beta carotene and protein. It has a delicate lime flavor and doesn’t need to be cooked or smothered in a heavy sauce.
    Our chickens are producing again, so take advantage and order from our Seabreeze Green Store.
     If any one is interested in volunteering, we most whole heartedly welcome you to participate on a Saturday morning.  Please call or email to make arrangements.  It’s a beautiful time of year!
     All on-line orders and referrals for new stakeholders welcomed and appreciated.
     We’re always grateful for our loyal supporters.  This last food producing farm in Carmel Valley is important for a lot of reasons and donations always welcomed!
     Hope you’re enjoying and benefiting from your deliveries.  A lot of old fashioned hard work and planning makes it possible.  And grown with love and care..of course.
     Call or email me if you need cooking tips.  Happy to oblige.
DELIVERY ITEMS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 14th, 2016
*Please note that some substitutions may apply from time to time
Large
Medium
Juicing
Petite
Fruit Only
Ataulfo mangos
Bartlett pears
Claytonia (Miner’s lettuce)
Sprouts
Bartlett pears
Baby Yukon Gold potatoes
Bananas
Bartlett pears
Mini bouquet
Ataulfo mangos
Bananas
Small heirloom tomatoes
Small heirloom tomatoes
Lettuce
Bananas
Small heirloom tomatoes
Baby Yukon Gold potatoes
Sprouts
Claytonia (Miner’s lettuce)
Strawberries
Sprouts
Sprouts
Lettuce
Bok Choi
Papaya
Papaya
Lettuce
Kae
Arugula
Avocado
Lettuce
Flowers
Broccoli
Spinach
Small heirloom tomatoes
Flowers
Claytonia (Miner’s lettuce)
Bok Choi
Baby Yukon Gold potatoes
Medjool dates
Claytonia (Miner’s lettuce)
Broccoli
Ataulfo mangos
Small heirloom tomatoes
Broccoli
Avocado
Spinach
Salad Mix with Edible Flowers
Avocado
Ataulfo mangos
Strawberries
Arugula
Arugula
Salad Mix with Edible Flowers
Spinach
Spinach
Medjool dates
Strawberries
Salad Mix with Edible Flowers
Salad Mix with Edible Flowers
Medjool dates
Medjool dates
Shop our Green Store for other healthy products.
For every online order over $25 this week, we’ll include 1/2 dozen eggs or 1/2 pound of coffee and for orders over $50 this week, we’ll include a jar of honey at no charge.
For every new member you refer, you’ll both receive a $10 Green store credit.
Thank you so much to all of our loyal supporters.  We sincerely hope we have helped your health and well-being with our food and brightened your day with our flowers.
Enjoy in good health,
Stephenie