Food Box Delivery #7

Food Box Delivery #7

Yesterday, the seventh Food Box delivery of the season proved to be the most challenging yet. While we cannot complain about the rain (we’ve been asking for it), we can suggest that weather did not cooperate for our producers as they harvested or for us as we delivered boxes. After a few other hiccups, we were happy to deliver full and diverse food boxes with three new items – honey, winter squash and okra! All the produce in this delivery was grown between 4 and 90 miles away. It came from 8 different producers in 6 different counties. Check out what we had this week…

Produce Share #7:

1. Romano Beans Prairie Roots Farm in Otley
2. Zucchini Prairie Roots Farm in Otley
3. Red Bell Peppers Prairie Roots Farm in Otley

4. Green Bell Peppers Country Roads Produce in Moravia and Prairie Roots Farm in Otley
5. Jalapenos Country Roads Produce in Moravia and Barnswallow Produce in Oskaloosa
6. Banana, Hungarian Wax, and Cheyenne Peppers Barnswallow Produce in Oskaloosa
7. Spaghetti Squash (individual size) Barnswallow Produce in Oskaloosa
Acorn Squash Grubby’s Produce in Oskaloosa
Butternut Squash Grubby’s Produce in Oskaloosa
8. Heirloom Tomatoes Rolling Prairie Acres in Sigourney
9. Garlic Rolling Prairie Acres in Sigourney
10. Watermelon Ukrainian Garden in America in Eddyville
11. Okra Dreaden Farms in Ottumwa
12. Honey Wee Bee Apiary in Knoxville

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