Week 12 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Dobry Den! I’m sure you’ve all noticed the change in weather and hopefully appreciated it as much as we have.  This week we have been transplanting another set of14,000+ broccoli plants.  While we began transplanting with the transplanter, we quickly found that because the ground is so dry, we could not sit on the machineContinue reading “Week 12 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA”

Week 11 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Dobry Den! Holy moly – Busy does not describe the sentiment of things happening at Pekarek’s Produce.  As of this week, most of our workers have gone back to school, so most of our labor force is gone.  In addition to that, Jacob’s first day at East Butler is today, so things have felt aContinue reading “Week 11 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA”

Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post

We are so excited this week to have a guest post from Lisa and Abby Lyons of AbBee’s Honey.  This recipe utilizes the honey you received in Week 8 and some yummy onions……. INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef 1 egg 1 piece of bread, crumbled 2/3 cup milk 2-3 Tablespoons Chopped Onion Salt and PepperContinue reading “Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post”

Week 10 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Dobry Den! Can you believe it is the half way mark of the CSA?  The craziness of the summer will soon become the business of fall, as we brace for most of our crew to go back to school. This is Laura and this picture summarizes our season thus far.  It has been full ofContinue reading “Week 10 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA”

Muskmelon Candy

This is a pretty simple recipe, but something that is very different in our house. Ingredients 4 pounds cantaloupe, shredded 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk 2 quarts water 1 1/4 cups white sugar Directions Mix cantaloupe, evaporated milk, water, and sugar in a large pitcher, stirring until combined. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. DivideContinue reading “Muskmelon Candy”

Week 9 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Dobry Den! Hooray!  Pekarek’s Produce has water again!  As of Thursday afternoon, we have a brand new well that seems to be working perfectly. Thank goodness we have good neighbors that loaned us a 1400 gallon tank to limp along some of our plants. This week we transplanted thousands of broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprout andContinue reading “Week 9 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA”